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Dire Straits.

Full lyrics of these albums.
1. Communique
2. Dire Straits
3. Love over gold
4. Makin movies
5. Money for nothing
6. On every street

 

 

Money for nothing.
Featured tracks...

  1. So far away
  2. Money for nothing
  3. Walk of life
  4. Latest Trick
  5. Why worry
  6. Ride across the river
  7. The man's too strong
  8. One world
  9. Brothers in arms

 

So Far Away
Here I am again in this mean old town And you're so far away from me
And where are you when the sun goes down You're so far away from me
So far away from me So far I just can't see So far away from me
You're so far away from me

I'm tired of being in love and being all alone When you're so far away from me
I'm tired of making out on the telephone And you're so far away from me
So far away from me So far I just can't see So far away from me
You're so far away from me

I get so tired when I have to explain When you're so far away from me
See you been in the sun and I've been in the rain And you're so far away from me
So far away from me So far I just can't see So far away from me
You're so far away from me

 

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Money For Nothing
Now look at them yo-yo's that's the way you do it You play the guitar on the MTV
That ain't workin' that's the way you do it Money for nothin' and chicks for free
Now that ain't workin' that's the way you do it Lemme tell ya them guys ain't dumb
Maybe get a blister on your little finger Maybe get a blister on your thumb

We gotta install microwave ovens Custom kitchen deliveries
We gotta move these refrigerators We gotta move these colour TV's

See the little faggot with the earring and the makeup Yeah buddy that's his own hair
That little faggot got his own jet airplane That little faggot he's a millionaire

We gotta install microwave ovens Custom kitchens deliveries
We gotta move these refrigerators We gotta move these colour TV's

I shoulda learned to play the guitar I shoulda learned to play them drums
Look at that mama, she got it stickin' in the camera Man we could have some fun
And he's up there, what's that? Hawaiian noises? Bangin' on the bongoes like a chimpanzee
That ain't workin' that's the way you do it Get your money for nothin' get your chicks for free

We gotta install microwave ovens Custom kitchen deliveries
We gotta move these refrigerators We gotta move these colour TV's,

Lord Now that ain't workin' that's the way you do it You play the guitar on the MTV
That ain't workin' that's the way you do it Money for nothin' and your chicks for free
Money for nothin' and chicks for free

 

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Walk Of Life
Here comes Johnny singing oldies, goldies Be-Bop-A-Lula, Baby What I Say
Here comes Johnny singing I Gotta Woman Down in the tunnels, trying to make it pay
He got the action, he got the motion Yeah, the boy can play
Dedication devotion Turning all the night time into the day
He do the song about the sweet lovin' woman He do the song about the knife
He do the walk, he do the walk of life

Here comes Johnny and he'll tell you the story Hand me down my walkin' shoes
Here come Johnny with the power and the glory Backbeat the talkin' blues
He got the action, he got the motion Yeah, the boy can play
Dedication devotion Turning all the night time into the day
He do the song about the sweet lovin' woman He do the song about the knife
He do the walk, he do the walk of life
Here comes Johnny singing oldies, goldies Be-Bop-A-Lula, Baby What I Say
Here comes Johnny singing I Gotta Woman Down in the tunnels, trying to make it pay
He got the action, he got the motion Yeah the boy can play Decidation devotion
Turning all the night time into the day
And after all the violence and double talk There's just a song in the trouble and the strife
You do the walk, you do the walk of life

 

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Your Latest Trick
All the late night bargains have been struck Between the satin beaus and their belles
And prehistoric garbage trucks Have the city to themselves
Echoes roars dinosaurs They're all doing the monster mash
And most of the taxis and the whores Are only taking calls for cash

I don't know how it happened It all took place so quick
But all I can do is hand it to you And your latest trick

My door was standing open Security was laid back and lax
But it was only my heart got broken
You must have had a pass key made out of wax
You played robbery with insolence And I played the blues in twelve bars down Lover's Lane
And you never did have the inteligence to use
The twelve keys hanging off my chain

I don't know how it happened It all took place so quick
But all I can do is hand it to you And your latest trick

Now it's past last call for alcohol Past recall has been here and gone
The landlord finally paid us all The satin jazzmen have put away their horns
And we're standing outside of this wonderland Looking so bereaved and so bereft
Like a Bowery bum when he finally understands The bottle's empty and there's nothing left

I don't know how it happened It was faster than the eye could flick
But not all I can do is hand it to you And your latest trick

 

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Why Worry
Baby I see this world has made you sad Some people can be bad
The things they do, the things they say But baby I'll wipe away those bitter tears
I'll chase away those restless fears That turn your blue skies into grey

Why worry, there should be laughter after the pain
There should be sunshine after rain These things have always been the same
So why worry now

Baby when I get down I turn to you And you make sense of what I do
I know it isn't hard to say But baby just when this world seems mean and cold
Our love comes shining red and gold And all the rest is by the way

Why worry, there should be laughter after pain There should be sunshine after rain
These things have always been the same
So why worry now

 

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Ride Across The River
I'm a soldier of freedom in the army of man We are the chosen, we're the partisan
The cause it is noble and the cause it is just
We are ready to pay with our lives if we must

Gonna ride across the river deep and wide
Ride across the river to the other side

I'm a soldier of fortune, I'm a dog of war And we don't give a damn who the killing is for
It's the same old story with a different name Death or glory, it's the killing game

Gonna ride across the river deep and wide Ride across the river to the other side

Nothing gonna stop them as the day follows the night
Right becomes wrong, the left becomes the right
And they sing as they march with their flags unfurled Today in the mountains,
tomorrow the world

Gonna ride across the river deep and wide
Ride across the river to the other side

 

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The Man's Too strong
I'm just and ageing drummer boy And in the wars I used to play
And I've called the tune To many a torture session
Now they say I am a war criminal And I'm fading away
Father please hear my confession

I have legalised robbery Called it a belief
I have run with the money And hid like a theif
I have re-written history With my armies and my crooks
Invented memories I did burn all the books
And I can still hear his laughter And I can still hear his song
The man's too big The man's too strong

Well I have tried to be meek And I have tried to be mild
But I spat like a woman And sulked like a child
I have lived behind walls That have made me alone
Striven for peace Which I have never known
And I can still hear his laughter And I can still hear his song
The man's too big The man's too strong

Well the sun rose on the courtyard And they all did hear him say
'You always were a Judas But I got you anyway
You may have got your silver But I swear upon my life
Your sister gave me diamonds And I gave them to your wife'

Oh father please help me For I have done wrong
The man's too big The man's too strong

 

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One World
Can't find no sleeves for my records Can't get no laces for my shoes
Can't get no fancy notes On my blue guitar Can't get no antidote for blues
Can't find the reasons for your actions Or I don't much like the reasoning you use
Somehow your motives are impure Or somehow I can't find the cure
Can't find no antidote for blues

They say it's mostly vanity That writes the plays we act
They tell me that's what everybody knows
There's no such thing as sanity And that's the sanest fact
That's the way the story goes

Can't get no remedy on my TV There's nothing but the same old news
They can't find a way to be One world in harmony
Can't get no antidote for blues

 

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Brothers In Arms
These mist covered mountains Are a home now for me
But my home is the lowlands And always will be
Some day you'll return to Your valleys and your farms
And you'll no longer burn To be brothers in arm

Through these fields of destruction Baptism of fire
I've watched all your suffering As the battles raged higher
And though they did hurt me so bad In the fear and alarm
You did not desert me My brothers in arms

There's so many different worlds So many different suns
And we have just one world But we live in different ones

Now the sun's gone to hell And the moon's riding high
Let me bid you farewell Every man has to die
But it's written in the starlight And every line on your palm
We're fools to make war On our brothers in arms

 

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