Covers Lyrics

American Girl - Tom Petty
Bad Connection - Yaz
The Boys are Back in Town - Thin Lizzy
Connection - Rolling Stones
Don't Change - INXS
How Soon is Now? - The Smiths
The Joker - The Steve Miller Band
Night Train to Memphis - Roy Acuff
Our Lips are Sealed - The Go-Gos
Pocahontas - Neil Young
Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt
Search and Destroy - Iggy Pop
Sin City - AC/DC
Southern Girls - Cheap Trick
Speed Racer - cartoon theme song
This Land is Your Land - Woody Guthrie
Walk Don't Run - Ventures (Instrumental)
What Do I Get - Buzzcocks

American Girl - Tom Petty
She was an American girl
Raised on promises
She couldn't help thinking that there was a little more to life
Somewhere else
After all it was a great big world
With lots of places to run to
And if she had to die tryin'
She had one little promise she was gonna keep

Oh yeah, all right
Take it easy baby
Make it last all night
She was an American girl

It was kind of cold that night
She stood alone on the balcony
She could hear the cars roll by
Out on four forty one like waves crashing on the beach
And for one desperate moment there
She crept back in her memory
God, it's so painful when something that's so close
Is still so far out of reach

Oh yeah, all right
Take it easy baby
Make it last all night
She was an American girl

 

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Bad Connection - Yaz

Morning this morning the curtains are shut
I'll ring you in the morning but the phone's been cut
Can you hear me i've been calling all day
Can you hear me

The radio reporter said the line's all dead
He told me that I oughta write a letter instead
Can you hear I've been calling all day
Can you hear me

I'd wish they'd fix the wires cause my baby won't know
That I'm leaving in the morning and I'm ready to go
Can you hear me
Can you hear me at all

Gotta get the operator make a telephone call And if I write a letter it won't get there on time
I'll only reach you baby on the telephone line
Can you hear me
I've been calling all day
Can you hear me

My car's already and my bags are all packed
I'm late already and I won't be back
Can you hear me
I've been calling all day
Can you hear me

I'd wish they'd fix the wires cause my baby won't know
That I'm leaving in the morning and I'm ready to go
Can you hear me
Can you hear me at all

Oh can you hear me

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The Boys Are Back in Town - Thin Lizzy

Guess who just got back today?
Those wild-eyed boys that had been away
Haven't changed, haven't much to say
But man, I still think those cats are great

They were asking if you were around
How you was, where you could be found
I told them you were living downtown
Driving all the old men crazy

The boys are back in town

You know the chick that used to dance a lot
Every night she'd be on the floor shaking what she'd got
Man when I tell you she was cool, she was red hot
I mean she was steaming

Remember that night over at Johnny's place
Well this chick got up and she slapped Johnny's face
Man we just fell about the place
If that chick don't want to know, forget her

Friday night they'll be dressed to kill
Down at Dino's bar and grill
The drink will flow and blood will spill
If the boys want to fight, you'd better let them

That jukebox in the corner blasting out my favorite song
The nights are getting warmer, it won't be long
It won't be long till summer comes
Now that the boys are here again

The boys are back in town

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Connection - Rolling Stones
All I want to do is get back to you
Connection, I just can't make no connection
But all I want to do is to get back to you

Everything is going in the wrong direction
The doctor wants to give me more injections
Giving me shots for a thousand rare infections
And I don't know if he'll let me go

Connection, I just can't make no connection
But all I want to do is to get back to you

My bags they get a very close inspection
I wonder why it is that they suspect 'em
They're dying to add me to their collection
I don't know if they'll let me go

Connection, I just can't make no connection
But all I want to do is to get back to you

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Don't Change - INXS

I'm standing here on the ground
The sky above won't fall down
See no evil in all directions
Resolution of happiness
Yeah, things have been dark for too long

I don't change for you
Don't change a thing for me
Yeah, don't change for you
Don't change a thing for me

I found a love I had lost
It was gone for too long
Hear no evil in all directions
Execution of bitterness
Message received loud and clear

I'm standing here on the ground
The sky above won't fall down
See no evil in all directions
Resolution of happiness
Yeah, things have been dark for too long

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How Soon Is Now - The Smiths

I am the son, I am the heir
Of a shyness that is criminally vulgar
I am the son and heir of nothing in particular

You shut your mouth, how can you say
I go about things the wrong way
I am human and I need to be loved
Just like everybody else does

I am the son I am the heir
Of a shyness that is criminally vulgar
I'm the son and heir of nothing in particular

You shut your mouth, how can you say
I go about things the wrong way
I am human and I need to be loved
Just like everybody else does

There is a club if you'd like to go
You could meet someone who really loves you
So you go and you stand on your own
And you leave on your own
And you go home and you cry and you want to die

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The Joker - The Steve Miller Band

Some people call me the space cowboy, yeah
Some call me the gangster of love
Some people call me Maurice
Cause I speak of the pompitous of love

People talk about me, baby
Say I'm doin' you wrong, doin' you wrong
Well, don't you worry baby
Don't worry
Cause I'm right here, right here, right here, right here at home

Cause I'm a picker
I'm a grinner
I'm a lover
And I'm a sinner
I play my music in the sun

I'm a joker
I'm a smoker
I'm a midnight toker
I sure don't want to hurt no one

I'm a picker
I'm a grinner
I'm a lover
And I'm a sinner
I play my music in the sun

I'm a joker
I'm a smoker
I'm a midnight toker
I get my lovin' on the run
Wooo Wooooo

You're the cutest thing
That I ever did see
I really love your peaches
Want to shake your tree
Lovey-dovey, lovey-dovey, lovey-dovey all the time
Ooo-eee baby, I'll sure show you a good time

Cause I'm a picker
I'm a grinner
I'm a lover
And I'm a sinner
I play my music in the sun

I'm a joker
I'm a smoker
I'm a midnight toker
I get my lovin' on the run

I'm a picker
I'm a grinner
I'm a lover
And I'm a sinner
I play my music in the sun

I'm a joker
I'm a smoker
I'm a midnight toker
I sure don't want to hurt no one

Wooo Woooo

People keep talking about me baby
They say I'm doin' you wrong
Well don't you worry, don't worry, no don't worry mama
Cause I'm right here at home

You're the cutest thing I ever did see
Really love your peaches want to shake your tree
Lovey-dovey, lovey-dovey, lovey-dovey all the time
Come on baby and I'll show you a good time

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Night Train To Memphis - Roy Acuff

Take that night train to Memphis
Take that night train to Memphis
Take it and I'll met you at the station
I'll be right there to met you
I'll be right there to great you
Don't turn down my invitation

Take that night train to Memphis
Take that night train to Memphis
Take it and I'll met you at the station
I'll be right there to met you
I'll be right there to great you
Don't turn down my invitation

Hallehula
Hallehula
I'll be shouting hallehula all the day

Yeah they'll have a jubilee down in Memphis Tennessee
We'll be shouting hallehula all the day

Take that night train to Memphis
Take that night train to Memphis
Engineer you keep that engine open
Keep that engine stack a smokin'
I'm not kiddin' man I'm not jokin
I'll soon be with my gal hopin'

Hallehula
Hallehula
I'll be shouting hallehula all the day

Yeah they'll have a jubilee down in Memphis Tennessee
We'll be shouting hallehula all the day

Yeah we'll have a jubilee down in Memphis Tennessee
We'll be shouting hallehula all the day
We'll be shouting hallehula all the day

Hey!

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Our Lips Are Sealed - The Go-Gos

Can you hear them
They talk about us
Their telling lies
Well that's no surprise

Can you see them
See right through them
Yeah that happens to you
Nothing gets through for you

Doesn't matter what they say
In the jealous games people play
Yes our lips are sealed

When we walk by
Then we must chose
In our defense
Silence

When you look at them
Look right through them
That's when they'll disappear
That's when we'll be feared

Doesn't matter what they say
In the jealous games people play
Yes our lips are sealed

Pay no mind to what they say
It doesn't matter anyway
Hey hey hey

Our lips are sealed

Hush, my darling
Don't you cry
Quiet, angel
Forget their lies

Can you hear them
They talk about us
Telling lies
Telling lies
That's no surprise

Can you see them
See right through them
Yeah that happens to you
Nothing gets through for you

Doesn't matter what they say
In the jealous games people play

Yes our lips are sealed

Pay no mind to what they say
It doesn't matter anyway
Hey hey hey

Yes our lips are sealed

Our lips are sealed

Our lips are sealed

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Pocahontas - Neil Young

Aurora borealis
The icy sky at night
Our paddles break the water
In a long and hurried flight
From the white man and the fields of green
And the homeland we've never seen

They killed us in our teepee
They cut our women down
They might have left some babies
Cryin' on the ground
But the big guns and the wagon wheels come
Yes, and the night falls on the setting sun

They massacred the buffalo
Kitty corner from the bank
The taxis run across my feet
And my eyes have turned to blanks
In my little room at the top of the stairs
With an Indian rug and a pipe to share
I wish a was a trapper
I would give thousand pelts
To sleep with Pocahontas
And to find out how she felt
In the morning on the fields of green
In the homeland we've never seen
Yes and maybe Marlon Brando
Will be there by the fire
We'll sit and talk of Hollywood
And the good things there for hire
And the Astrodome and the first teepee
Marlon Brando, Pocahontas and me
Marlon Brando, Pocahontas and me
Pocahontas

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Santa Baby- Eartha Kitt

Santa baby, slip a guitar under the tree, for me
I've been an awful good boy
Santa baby, hurry down the chimney tonight
Santa baby, a '54 convertible too, light blue
Yeah, I'll wait up for you dear
Santa baby, so hurry down the chimney tonight

Think of all the fun I've missed
Think of all the girlies that I haven't kissed
Next year I could be just as good
If you'd check off my Christmas list

Santa baby, I want a yacht and really that's not a lot
I've been an angel all year
Santa baby, so hurry down the chimney tonight
Santa cutie, one little thing that I need, the deed
To a platinum mine
Santa baby, so hurry down the chimney tonight

Come and trim my Christmas tree, with some decorations bought at Tiffany's
I really do believe in you
Lets see if you believe in me too

Santa baby, I forgot to mention one little thing, a ring
Yeah, I don't mean a phone
Santa baby, so hurry down the chimney tonight
Santa cutie, fill my stocking with a duplex, and checks
Sign your X on the line
Santa baby, now hurry down the chimney tonight

Think of all the fun I've missed
Think of all the girlies that I haven't kissed
Next year I could be just as good
If you'd check off my Christmas list

Santa baby, forgot to mention one little thing, a ring
I don't mean a phone
Santa baby, so hurry down the chimney tonight
Yeah hurry down the chimney tonight
Hurry down the chimney tonight
Yeah hurry
tonight

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Search and Destroy - Iggy Pop

I'm a street walking cheetah with a heart full of napalm
I'm a runaway son of the nuclear A-bomb
I am a world's forgotten boy
The one who searches and destroys

Honey please help me out
Somebody gotta save my soul
Baby please plea for me

Look out honey, 'cause I'm using technology
Ain't got time to make no apology
Soul radiation in the dead of night
Love in the middle of a fire fight

Honey gotta strike me blind
Somebody gotta save my soul
Baby please take my mind

I'm the world's forgotten boy
The one who's searchin', searchin' to destroy
I'm the world's forgotten boy
The one who's searchin', searchin' to destroy

Look out honey, 'cause I'm using technology
Ain't got time to make no apology
Soul radiation in the dead of night
Love in the middle of a fire fight

Honey gotta strike me blind
Somebody gotta save my soul
Baby please take my mind I'm the world's forgotten boy
The one who's searchin', searchin' to destroy
I'm the world's forgotten boy
The one who's searchin', searchin' to destroy Forget me, destroy

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Sin City - AC/DC

Diamonds and dust
Poor man last, rich man first
Lamborghinis, caviar
Dry martinis, Shangri-la
I got a burnin' feelin' deep inside of me
It's been burnin'
But I'm gonna set it free

I'm going in to sin city
I'm gonna win in sin city
Where the lights are bright
Do the town tonight
I'm gonna win in sin city

Ladders and snakes
Ladders give, snakes take
Rich man, poor man, beggarman, thief
You ain't got a hope in hell, yeah that's my belief

Fingers Freddy, Diamond Jim
They're gettin' ready, cause I'm comin' in
So spin that wheel, cut the crap, and roll those loaded dice
Bring on the dancin' girls and put the champagne on ice

I'm going in to sin city
I'm gonna win in sin city
Where the lights are bright
Do the town tonight
I'm going in to sin city

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Southern Girls - Cheap Trick

I been north I been east to the California beach
There's only one place I know where to find you
And you Southern girls got a way with your words and you show it

You say hump and I'll jump
You say go and I know waste no time gettin so close to you
And you remember the way to find out that I wanted to thank you

Ooo baby needs some brand new shoes
You get out on the street you got nothing to lose
I feel your crazy and everyone says it
Southern Girls, you got nothing to lose

I've been up I've been down
I've been weak I've been strong
But I've never met someone like you
And you'll never know that if I found you I'd thank you

You say hump and I'll jump
You say go and I know waste no time gettin so close to you
And all you Southern girls got a way with your words and you show it

Ooo baby needs some brand new shoes
You get out on the street ya got nothing to lose
You might feel crazy and everyone says it
Yeah, Yeah
Southern Girls, you got nothing to lose
Southern Girls, you got nothing to lose

You think this boy he loves you Southern Girls
You make it hard, oh so hard

I been north I been east to the California beach
There's only one place I know where to find you
And you Southern girls got a way with your words and you show it

Ooo baby needs some brand new shoes
Yeah you get out on the street you got nothing to lose
I feel crazy and everyone says it
Yeah, Yeah
Southern Girls, you got nothing to lose
Yeah
Southern Girls, you got nothing to lose
Southern Girls Southern Girls Southern Girls

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Speed Racer - Cartoon Theme Song

Oh

Go Go Go Go Go Go Go Go

Here he comes here comes speed racer
He's a demon on wheels
He's a demon
And he's gonna be chasing after someone.

He's gaining on you
So you better look alive
He's busy revving up
The powerful Mach-5!

And when the odds are against him
And there's dangerous work
You can bet your life speed racer
Will see it through!

Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer, Go
Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer, Go

He's off and flying
As he guns his car around the track
He's jamming down the pedal
Like he's never coming back
Adventures waiting just ahead!

Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer, Go
Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer, Go
Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer, Go

Go Speed Racer Go
Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer, Go
Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer, Go
Go Speed Racer
Go Speed Racer, Go
Go Go Go Go Go Go Go Go Go Go Go Gooooo

Here He Comes, Here Comes Speed Racer
He's A Demon On Wheels
He's A Demon
He's A Demon

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This Land Is Your Land - Woody Guthrie

As I was walking a ribbon of highway
I saw above me an endless skyway
I saw below me a golden valley
This land was made for you and me

I've roamed and rambled and I've followed my footsteps
To the sparkling sands of her diamond deserts
And all around me a voice was calling
This land was made for you and me

This land is your land, this land is my land
From California, to the New York Island
From the redwood forest, to the gulf stream waters
This land was made for you and me

The sun comes shining as I was strolling
The wheat fields waving and the dust clouds rolling
The fog was lifting a voice come chanting
This land was made for you and me

This land is your land, this land is my land
From California, to the New York Island
From the redwood forest, to the gulf stream waters
This land was made for you and me

This land is your land, this land is my land
From California, to the New York Island
From the Tillamook forest, to the Oregon waters
This land was made for you and me

This land is your land, this land is my land
From California, to the New York Island
From the redwood forest, to the gulf stream waters
This land was made for you and me

This land is your land, this land is my land
From California, to the New York Island
From the redwood forest, to the gulf stream waters
This land was made for you and me

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Walk Don't Run - The Ventures

Instrumental

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What Do I Get - The Buzzcocks

I just want a lover like any other
What do I get
I only want a friend who will stay to the end
What do I get

What do I get
Oh oh what do I get
What do I get

Oh oh what do I get I'm in distress I need a caress
What do I get
I'm not on the make I just need a break
What do I get

What do I get
Oh oh what do I get
What do I get


Oh oh what do I get I only get sleepless nights
Alone here in my half-empty bed
For you things seem to turn out right
I wish they'd only happen to me instead

What do I get
Oh oh what do I get
What do I get
Oh oh what do I get

What do I get
Oh oh what do I get
What do I get

Oh oh what do I get I only get sleepless nights
Alone here in my half-empty bed
For you things seem to turn out right
I wish they'd only happen to me instead

What do I get
Oh oh what do I get
What do I get

Oh oh what do I get I just want a lover like any other
What do I get
I only want a friend who will love to the end
What do I get

What do I get
Oh oh what do I get
What do I get
Oh oh what do I get

Well let me tell you now
I get no love
I get no sleep at nights
I get nothing that's nice
I get nothing at all

At all,at all,at all
At all,at all,at all
Cause I don't get you

 

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