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Thread #31479   Message #410341
Posted By: Lonesome EJ
03-Mar-01 - 02:46 PM
Thread Name: Weed songs
Subject: Lyr Add: LAST DAYS OF MAY
Any Blue Oyster Cult fans out there?
 
parched land no desert sand the sun was just a dot
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and a little bit of water goes a long way 'cause it's hot
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three good buddies were laughing and smoking in the back
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of a rented ford
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they couldn't know they weren't going far

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each one with the money in his pocket
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could go out and buy himself a brand new car
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but they all held the money they had
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money they hoped would take them very far

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the sky was bright with traffic light now and then a truck
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and they hadn't seen a cop around all day (what luck)
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they brought everything they needed
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the bags and scales to weigh the stuff
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the driver said the border's just over the bluff

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it wasn't until the car suddenly stopped
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in the middle of a cold and barren plain
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and the other guy turned and spilled
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three boys' blood did they know a trap had been lain?

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they're ok the last days of may but i'll be needing dry air
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i'm leaving soon the others are already there
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wouldn't be interested in coming along instead of staying here?
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it's said the west is nice this time of year

that's what they say


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