Blinded By Love

Album: Steel Wheels (1989)
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  • The queen of the Nile
    She laid on her throne
    And she was drifting downstream
    On a barge that was burnished with gold
    Royal purple the sails
    So sweetly perfumed
    And poor Mark Antony's
    Senses were drowned
    And his future was doomed

    He was blinded by love

    The Philistines paid
    For Samson's blind rage
    The secrets that two lovers share
    Should never have been betrayed

    He was blinded by love
    He was blinded by love

    Now it's no use crying or weeping
    You better lock up your soul for safe keeping
    Promise me

    The poor Prince of Wales
    He gave up his crown
    All for the trivial pursuit of
    A parvenu second-hand lady
    So lovers beware
    If you lose your heart
    Careful now, don't lose your mind
    Don't mortgage your soul to a stranger

    Don't be blinded by love
    Don't be blinded by love

    Blinded by love
    Blinded by love Writer/s: Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Paul from Boston, MaThe historical references come from Plutarch via Shakespeare, ("The barge she sat on . . .")
  • Johnny from Los Angeles, CaHey, I learned some History from a Stones Song! Wait until my parents and teachers hear this! {well, Johnny, instead of doing algebra problems or writing essays, you can Listen to the Rolling Stones} Ahhhhhhhh.........
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