Jackie's Strength

Album: From The Choirgirl Hotel (1998)
Charted: 54
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  • A Jackie, a-Jackie, a-Jackie's strength
    A Jackie, a-Jackie, a-Jackie, hey

    A Bouvier till her wedding day
    Shots rang out the police came
    Mama laid me on the front lawn
    And prayed for Jackie's strength
    Feeling old by twenty one
    Never thought my day would come
    My bridesmaids getting laid
    I pray for Jackie's strength
    Make me laugh
    Say you know what you want
    You said we were the real thing
    So I show you some more and I learn
    What black magic can do
    Make me laugh
    Say you know you can turn
    Me into the real thing
    So I show you some more and I learn

    Stickers licked on lunch boxes
    Worshiping David Cassidy
    Yeah I mooned him once on Donna's box
    She's still in recovery
    Sleep-overs Beene's got some pot
    You're only popular with anorexia
    So I turn myself inside out
    In hope someone will see

    Make me laugh
    Say you know what you want
    You said we were the real thing
    So I show you some more and I learn
    What black magic can do
    Make me laugh
    Say you know you can turn
    Me into the real thing
    So I show you some more
    And I learn

    A Jackie, a-Jackie, a-Jackie's strength
    A Jackie, a-Jackie, a-Jackie, hey

    I got lost on my wedding day
    Typical, the police came
    But virgins always get backstage
    No matter what they've got to say
    If you love enough you'll lie a lot
    Guess they did in Camelot
    Mama's waiting on my front lawn
    I pray I pray
    I said pray For Jackie's strength
    Strength
    Make me laugh
    Say you know what you want
    You said we were the real thing
    So I show you some more and I learn

    A Jackie, a-Jackie, a-Jackie's strength
    A Jackie, a-Jackie, a-Jackie, hey Writer/s: Tori Amos
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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