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I'm Waiting For The Man Lyrics

from Live At the Boston Tea Party

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"I'm Waiting For The Man" is track #3 on the album Live At the Boston Tea Party. It was written by Lewis Allen Reed, Lou Reed.
"I'm Waiting For The Man" is track #3 on the album Live At the Boston Tea Party. It was written by Lewis Allen Reed, Lou Reed.

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I'm waiting for my man
Twenty-six dollars in my hand
Up to Lexington, one, two, five
Feel sick and dirty, more dead than alive
I'm waiting for my man

Hey, white boy, what you doin' uptown?
Hey, white boy, you chasin' our women around?
Oh pardon me sir, it's the furthest from my mind
I'm just lookin' for a dear, dear friend of mine
I'm waiting for my man

Here he comes, he's all dressed in black
Beat up shoes and a big straw hat
He's never early, he's always late
First thing you learn is that you always gotta wait
I'm waiting for my man, ah work it now

Up to a brownstone, up three flights of stairs
Everybody body's pinned you, but nobody cares
He's got the works, gives you sweet taste
Ah then you gotta split because you got no time to waste
I'm waiting for my man

Baby don't you holler, darlin' don't you bawl and shout
I'm feeling good, you know I'm gonna work it on out
I'm feeling good, I feel oh so fine
Until tomorrow, but that's just some other time
I'm waiting for my man, walk it home

Songwriters
LEWIS ALLEN REED, LOU REED

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