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Tenth Avenue Breakdown Lyrics

"Tenth Avenue Breakdown" was written by Davies, Richard.
"Tenth Avenue Breakdown" was written by Davies, Richard.

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Well now, how you doin'? Do I know you?
Are you living 'round here or just passing through
Seems like I met you before
Well how you do

Take care while you're in there the lights are low
Though the gals are good, they're not the kind you want to know
Just sit back, and drink a stiff one
Enjoy the show

They got nothing on me, nothing I can see
Nothing that could do me wrong
'Cos I'm in my disguise, they'll never get wise
Ain't nothing that can cause alarm

One hit that'll do you, you won't look back
You'll be feeling no pain, put you right on track
Why don't you do it again?
Ah now you're getting the knack

Let's go to a new place, the lights look good
Reflecting the rain across the neighborhood
Who's that over there
Looks like he's up to no good

Hey what you doing to me, is that a knife that I see
Well are you trying to bring me down
I'm a tryin' to run but my legs are all numb
It's like I'm messin' with the wrong side of town

You're on the wrong station, you're on the wrong track
You've lost your reservation, now you can't get back
You're getting a shake down, unlucky for you
Tenth Avenue breakdown

It's getting rough
Just too tough
I'm all abused
And so confused

I've got to go
I feel so low
Just can't wait
It's gettin' late

{Get down now
Put your hands behind your head
You have the right to remain silent
Anything you say can be used against you}

Don't know who came
He just set upon me
It's kind of vague
And I'm, I'm kind of groggy

But you must believe me
He just stopped breathing
I didn't do it, it wasn't me
I know it wasn't me

Gettin' late, we can't afford to wait
It's gettin' late, we can't afford to wait
It's gettin' late, we can't afford to wait
It's gettin' late, we can't afford to wait
It's gettin' late, we can't afford to wait
It's gettin' late, we can't afford to wait

You're on the wrong station, you're on the wrong track
You lost your reservation and you can't get back
You're getting to shake down, unlucky for you
Tenth Avenue breakdown

It's getting rough
Just too tough
I'm all abused
And so confused

I've got to go
I feel so low
Just can't wait

Songwriters
DAVIES, RICHARD

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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