Street Life

Album: Street Life (1979)
Charted: 5 36
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  • I still hang around neither lost nor found
    Hear the lonely sound of music in the night
    Nights are always bright
    That's all that's left for me, yeah
    I play the street life
    Because there's no place I can go
    Street life, it's the only way I know
    Street life
    And there's a thousand cards to play
    Until you play your life away
    You dress and walk and talk
    You're who you think you are
    Street life, you can run away from time
    Street life, for a nickel, for a dime
    Street life, but you better not get old
    Or you're gonna feel the cold
    There's always love for sale
    A grown up fairy tale
    Prince charming always smiles
    Behind a silver spoon
    And if you keep t young
    Your song is always sung
    Your love will pay your way beneath the silver moon
    Street life, street life, street life, oh street life Writer/s: Joe Sample, Will Jennings
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Songtrust Ave, Spirit Music Group, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 2

  • Mavis from Upper MidwestThis takes me back whenever I hear it to the city I’d just moved to the summer it was released.
  • Tracy from Houston, TxThis is another one of the many songs that was slated for Chaka Khan to sing,but given to someone else because of twisted record company politics at Warner Bros.
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