Sugar Man

Album: Cold Fact (1970)
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  • Sugar man, won't you hurry
    Cause I'm tired of these scenes
    For a blue coin won't you bring back
    All those colors to my dreams

    Silver magic ships you carry
    Jumpers, coke, sweet Mary Jane

    Sugar man met a false friend
    On a lonely dusty road
    Lost my heart when i found it
    It had turned to dead black coal

    Silver magic ships you carry
    Jumpers, coke, sweet Mary Jane

    Sugar man you're the answer
    That makes my questions disappear
    Sugar man cause I'm weary
    Of those double games l hear

    Sugar man

    Sugar man, won't you hurry
    Cause I'm tired of these scenes
    For a blue coin won't you bring back
    All those colors to my dreams

    Silver magic ships you carry
    Jumpers, coke, sweet Mary Jane

    Sugar man met a false friend
    On a lonely dusty road
    Lost my heart when i found it
    It had turned to dead black coal

    Silver magic ships you carry
    Jumpers, coke, sweet Mary Jane

    Sugar man you're the answer
    That makes my questions disappear Writer/s: Sixto Diaz Rodriguez
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Barry from Gloucester, England. C'mon guys. Jeez, I was listening to Rodriguez from the mid-seventies onwards, and as far as I was concerned, and still am incidentally, "silver magic ships" were the aircraft of the time, that brought the "jumpers, coke, sweet Mary Jane".
  • Andy from Derbyshire Silver magic ships are trips
  • Dee from Ljubljana, SiI think I got the "silver magic ships" right the first time I listened to the song and I'm not even a drug user :) Tin foil packages?
  • Another South African from South AfricaI hope one of the big Hollywood studios will pickup the story of Rodriquez someday. He was a failed musician only to found out decades later he had rock star status in the isolated South Africa. One of those, true is stranger than fiction stories.
  • Slr from South AfricaI believe that "silver magic ship" is the teaspoon used when injecting drugs like amphetamines etc
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