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Gimme Gimme Rockaway

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Gimme Gimme Rockaway (Steve Conte) Tough is life, back on the beach again, just a sunny day Got no tan, rockin’ my leather man, New York to LA Surf is up, we’re pounding the pavement, tonight we’re gonna play Ooh – Gimme Gimme Rockaway East coast home, where I was born again, God bless rock and roll Chewin’ some gum, bounce up and down with that little bit o soul Feel fine – dressed to the nines and my hair all set to spray Ooh – Gimme Gimme Rockaway Stop before ya hit Long Island Cruising past Sheepshead Bay Pull over when ya hear the siren, then we pray Ooh – Gimme Gimme Rockaway Stop before ya hit Long Island Yeah cruising by Jamaica Bay Pull over when ya hear the siren, better pray Ooh – we never getting locked away Tough this life, back on the beach again, just a sunny day Nightclub tan, rockin’ my leather man, New York to LA Surf’s up – the concrete’s hard and tonight we’re gonna play Ooh – Gimme Gimme Rockaway
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Mercedes Benz (Bob Neuwirth, Janis Joplin, Michael McClure) Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz? My friends all drive Porsches I must make amends Worked hard all my lifetime no help from my friends So Lord won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz? Lord, won't you buy me a colour TV? Dialling For Dollars is trying to find me. I wait for delivery each day until three So Lord, won't you buy me a colour TV? Lord, won't you buy me a night on the town? I'm counting on you Lord please don't let me down. Prove that you love me and buy the next round Oh Lord won't you buy me a night on the town? Everybody! Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz? My friends all drive Porsches I must make amends Worked hard all my lifetime no help from my friends So Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz?

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released November 17, 2017

Recorded & Mixed at Renegade Studios, NYC by Geoff Sanoff.
Mastered by Richard Dodd.
Artwork by Rich Jones.
Front cover photo by Johan Vipper.
Back cover photo by Bobby Niemenen.

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