Sweet Jane

Lyrics: Lou Reed
Music: Lou Reed

Played by Phil Lesh and Friends in 2012.

Standing on the corner, suitcase in my hand
Jack is in his corset, and Jane is her vest
And me I'm in a rock'n'roll band
Ridin' in a Stutz Bear Cat, Jim
You know, those were different times
Oh, all the poets they studied rules of verse
And those ladies, they rolled their eyes

Sweet Jane
Sweet Jane
Sweet Jane

I'll tell you something, Jack, he is a banker
And Jane, she is a clerk
Both of them save their monies
And when, when they come home from work
Sittin' down by the fire
The radio does play
The classical music there, Jim
The March of the Wooden Soldiers
All you protest kids
You can hear Jack say, get ready

Sweet Jane
Sweet Jane
Sweet Jane

Some people, they like to go out dancing
And other peoples, they have to work
And there's even some evil mothers
Well they're gonna tell you that everything is just dirt
Y'know that, women, never really faint
And that villains always blink their eyes
And thatchildren are the only ones who blush
And that life is just to die
And everyone who ever had a heart
They wouldn't turn around and break it
And anyone who ever played a part
Oh wouldn't turn around and hate it

Sweet Jane
Sweet Jane
Sweet Jane

Sweet Jane
Sweet Jane
Sweet Jane
[etc]

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