Sweet Painted Lady


 
I’m back on  
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dry land once again
 
Oppor
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tunity awaits me like a rat in the drain
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We’re all hunting honey with  
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money to  
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burn
 
Just a  
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short time to show you the  
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tricks that we’ve l
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earne
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If the boys all behave themselves here

Well there’s pretty young ladies and beer in the rear
You won’t need a gutter to sleep in tonight
Oh the prices I charge here will see you alright

So she lays down beside me again

My sweet painted lady, the one with no name
Many have used her and many still do
There’s a place in the world for a woman like you

 
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s
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weet painted  
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lady
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Seems it’s always been the  
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same
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Getting paid for  
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being 
 
laid
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Guess that’s the name of the
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game
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Oh  
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Forget us we’ll have gone very soon

Just forget we ever slept in your rooms
And we’ll leave the smell of the sea in your beds
Where love’s just a job and nothing is said

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