Streets Of Shame

Album: Twin Barrels Burning (1982)
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  • I was a long way from home, on the streets of shame,
    Where the women in cages play any kind of game.
    That's when I saw her, and I looked into her eyes -
    I don't speak the language, but I sure see the merchandise.
    Oh, what could I say? I was hot for you.
    When you walk that way, what's a man supposed to do?
    Tell me where I draw the line, let me have it one more time.

    She was a sight, she had a ring right through her nose.
    A feeling came over me from my head right down to my toes.
    Must have been the voodoo, or that trickery,
    Like something in a movie by rico fellini.
    Oh, what could I say? I was hot for you.
    When you walk that way, what's a man supposed to do?
    Tell me where I draw the line, let me have it one more time.

    Black halter, walk the streets of shame. (repeat four times)

    Well, I think she knew by now that I was no saint.
    Is this the holy cow, waiting 'till I retain?
    Left her angel line-up - I was begging her for more.
    Standing on the concrete, I'm going to break down the door.
    Oh, what could I do? I was hot for you.
    When you walk that way, what's a man supposed to do?
    Tell me where I draw the line, let me have it one more time.

    Black halter, walk the streets of shame. (repeat and fade)
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