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Love Town
Booker Newberry III Lyrics

You've painted up your lips and rolled and curled your tinted hair
Ruby are you contemplating going out somewhere
The shadow on the wall tells me the sun is going down
Oh Ruby, don't take your love to town
It wasn't me that started that old crazy Asian war
But I was proud to go and do my patriotic chore
And yes it's true that I'm not the man I used to be
Oh Ruby, I still need some company
It's hard to love a man whose legs are bent and paralyzed
And the wants and the needs of a woman your age Ruby I realize
But it won't be long I've heard them say until I'm not around
Oh Ruby, don't take your love to town
She's leaving now 'cause I just heard the slamming of the door
The way I know I've heard it slam one hundred times before
And if I could move I get my gun and put her in the ground
Oh Ruby don't take your love to town
Oh Ruby for God's sakes turn around, turn around
Get back in here, you're not single anymore
Where the fuck do you think you're going?

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The Grim Reaper

One of the greatest songs I've ever heard. Utterly irresistible from start to finish.

courtney purdy

Absolutely brilliant bring this kind of music back .


This was massive in London 83

John Milbourn

@Sirdiggar massive tune

Ralph Jackson

Jumped from nowhere straight into the Top 20 in the UK charts in late May 1983 and reached number 6 two weeks later,making it a cert for summer discos that year.

Brian Burroughs

Busby's down the Charing Cross Road..

Sean Maddock

Pure class

Titi carpeaux

Un pur sons des années 80

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Márcio Oppido

My adolescence. Thank God for this song!

Sandi Hagger

Márcio Oppido me 2

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