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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

 

 

On every street.
Featured tracks...

  1. Calling Elvis
  2. On every street
  3. When it comes to you
  4. Fade to black
  5. The bug
  6. You and your friend
  7. Heavy Fuel
  8. Iron hand
  9. Ticket to heaven
  10. My Parties
  11. Planet of New Orleans
  12. How long?

 

Calling Elvis
calling elvis - is anybody home calling elvis - I'm here all alone
did he leave the building or can he come to the phone calling elvis - I'm here all alone
well tell him I was calling just to wish him well let me leave my number - heartbreak hotel
oh love me tender - baby dob't be cruel return to sender - treat me like a fool
calling elvis - is anybody home calling elvis - I'm here all alone did he leave the building
or can he come to the phone calling elvis - I'm here all alone

why don't you go get him - I'm his biggest fan you gotta tell him -
he's still the man long distance baby - so far from home
don't you think maybe you could put him on
well tell him I was calling just to wish him well let me leave my number - heartbreak hotel
oh love me tender - baby dob't be cruel return to sender - treat me like a fool calling elvis -
is anybody home calling elvis - I'm here all alone did he leave the building
or can he come to the phone
calling elvis - I'm here all alone

 

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On Every Street

there's gotta be a record of you some place you gotta be on somebody's books
the lowdown - a picture of your face your injured looks
the sacred and profane the pleasure and the pain
somewhere your fingerprints remain concrete and it's your face I'm looking for
on every street

a ladykiller - regulation tattoo silver spurs on his heels says -
what can I tell you as I'm standing next to you she threw herself under my wheels
oh it's a dangerous road and a hazardous load
and the fireworks over liberty expode in the heat and it's your face I'm looking for on
every street

a three-chord symphony crashes into space the moon is hanging upside down
I don't know why it is I'm still on the case it's a ravenous town
and you still refuse to be traced seems to me such a waste
and every victory has a taste that's bittersweet
and it's your face I'm looking for
on every street

 

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When It Comes To You
if we can't get along we oughta be apart
and I'm wondering where'd you get that cold, cold heart
set me free - sign my release I'm tired of being the villain of the peace
you been giving me a bad time tell me what I'd do
how come I always get a hard time honey when it comes to you

sayin' things that you didn't have to how come I always get a hard time
honey when it comes to you

you only get one life - this I know I wanna get my licks in now before I go
the fire of love is dead and cold I gotta satisfy the hunger in my soul
and you been giving me a bad time tell me what I'd do
how come I always get a hard time honey when it comes to you

sayin' things that you didn't have to
how come I always get a hard time honey when it comes to you

 

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Fade To Black
I wonder where you are tonight you're probably on the rampage somewhere
you have been known to take delight in gettin' in somebody's hair
and you always had the knack fade to black

I bet you already made a pass I see a darkened room somewhere
you run your finger round the rim of his glass run your fingers through his hair
they scratch across his back fade to black

well maybe it's all for the best but I wish I'd never been lassooed
maybe it's some kind of test I wish I'd never been tattooed
or been to hell and back fade to black

 

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The Bug
well it's a strange old game - you learn it slow
one step forward and it's back to go you're
standing on the throttle you're standing on the breaks
in the groove 'til you make a mistake

sometimes you're the windshield sometimes you're the bug
sometimes it all comes together baby sometimes you're a fool in love
sometimes you're the louisville slugger sometimes you're the ball
sometimes it all comes together baby sometimes you're going to lose it all

you gotta know happy - you gotta know glad
because you're gonna know lonely and you're gonna know bad
when you're rippin' and a ridin' and you're coming on strong
you start slippin' and slidin' and it all goes wrong

because sometimes you're the windshield sometimes you're the bug
sometimes it all comes together baby sometimes you're a fool in love
sometimes you're the louisville slugger baby sometimes you're the ball
sometimes it all comes together baby sometimes you're going to lose it
all

one day you got the glory one day you got none
one day you're a diamond and then you're a stone
everything can change in the blink of an eye
so let the good times roll before we say goodbye,

because sometimes you're the windshield sometimes you're the bug
sometimes it all comes together baby sometimes you're a fool in love
sometimes you're the louisville slugger baby sometimes you're the ball
sometimes it all comes together baby sometimes you're going to lose it all

 

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You And Your Friend
will you and your friend come around
are you and your friend gonna get on down
will you and your friend come around
or are you and your friend gonna let me down

if you talk to one another I'm a hungry man
let me know one way or the other so I can make my plans
will you and your friend come around
are you and your friend gonna get on down
will you and your friend come around
or are you and your friend gonna let me down

I relive the situation still see in in my mind
you got my imagination working overtime

 

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Heavy Fuel
last time I was sober, man I felt bad worst hangover that I ever had
it took six hamburgers and scotch all night
nicotine for breakfast just to put me right
'cos if you wanna run cool if you wanna run cool
if you wanna run cool, you got to run on heavy, heavy fuel

my life makes perfect sense lust and food and violence
sex and money are my major kicks get me in a fight I like dirty tricks
'cos if you wanna run cool yes if you wanna run cool, you got to run
on heavy, heavy fuel

my chick loves a man who's strong the things she'll do to turn me on
I love the babes, don't get me wrong hey, that's why I wrote this song

I don't care if my liver is hanging by a thread
don't care if my doctor says I ought to be dead
when my ugly big car won't climb this hill
I'll write a suicide note on a hundred dollar bill
'cos if you wanna run cool if you wanna run cool yes if you wanna run cool,
you got to run on heavy, heavy fuel

 

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Iron Hand
with all the clarity of dream the sky so blue, the grass so green
the rank and file and the navy blue the deep and strong, the straight and true
the blue line they got the given sign the belts and boots marched forward in time
the wood and the leather the club and shield swept like a wave across the battlefield

now with all the clarity of dream the blood so red, the grass so green
the gleam of spur on the chestnut flank the cavalry did burst upon the ranks
oh the iron will and the iron hand in england's green and pleasant land
no music for the shameful scene that night they said it had even shocked the queen

well alas we've seen it all before knights in armour, days for yore
the same old fears and the same old crimes
we haven't changed since ancient times

 

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Ticket To Heaven
I can see what you're looking to find in the smile on my face
in my peace of mind in my state of grace
I send what I can to the man from the ministry
he's a part of heaven's plan and he talks to me now
I send what I can to the man with the diamond ring
he's a part of heaven's plan and he sure can sing

now it's all I can afford but the lord has sent me eternity
it's to save the little children in a poor country
I got my ticket to heaven and everlasting life
I got a ride all the way to paradise

I got my ticket to heaven and everlasting life all the way to paradise

now there's nothing left for luxuries nothing left to pay my heating bill
but the good lord will provide I know he will
so send what you can to the man with the diamond ring
they're tuning in across the land to hear him sing

I got my ticket to heaven and everlasting life
I got a ride all the way to paradise I got my ticket to heaven
and everlasting life all the way to paradise

 

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My Parties
well this is my back yard - my back gate I hate to start my parties late
here's the party cart - ain't that great? that ain't the best part baby - just wait
that a genuine weathervane - it moves with the breeze portable hammok
baby - who needs trees it's casual entertaining - we aim to please
at my parties

check out the shingles - it's brand new excuse me while I mingle -
hi, how are you hey everybody - let me give you a toast this one's for me -
the host with the most
it's getting a trifle colder - step inside my home
that's a brass toilet tissue holder with its own telephone
that's a musical doorbell - it don't ring, I ain't kiddin'
it plays america the beautiful and tie a yellow ribbon
boy, this punch is a trip - it's o.k. in my book here, take a sip -
maybe a little heavy on the fruit
ah, here comes the dip - you may kiss the cook let me show you honey - it's easy - look
you take a fork and spike 'em - say, did you try these?
so glad you like 'em - the secret's in the cheese
it's casual entertaining - we aim to please at my parties

now don't talk to me about the polar bear don't talk to me about the ozone layer
ain't much of anything these days, even the air they're running out of rhinos -
what do I care?
let's hear it for the dolphin - let's hear it for the trees
ain't running out of nothing in my deep freeze
it's casual entertaining - we aim to please
at my parties

 

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Planet Of New Orleans
standin' in the corner of toulouse and dauphine waitin' on marie-ondine
I'm tryin' to place a tune under a louisiana moonbeam on the planet of new orleans
in a bar they call the saturn and in her eyes of green
and somethin' that she said in a dream
inside of my suit I got my mojo root and a true love figurine
for the planet of new orleans

new orleans - the other planet with other life upon it
and everythin' that's shakin' in between if you should ever land upon it
you better know what's on it the planet of new orleans

now I'm tryin' to find my way through the rain and the steam
I'm lookin' straight ahead through the screen
and then I heard her say somethin' in the limousine
'bout taking a ride across the planet of new orleans

if she was an ace and I was just a jack and the cards were never seen
we could have been the king and the queen
but she took me back to her courtyard where magnolia perfume screams
behind the gates and the granite of the planet of new orleans

 

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How Long
how long, how long baby how long has it been
how long you gonna keep me wondering
how long before you see stallin' me was wrong - how long how long,

how long you gonna keep slappin' my hands away
how long you gonna keep my love at bay
how long before you're sure my love is strong - how long how long,

how long you gonna keep tellin' me you like me fine
how long until I'm gonna make you mine
how long before you wake up and find a good man gone - how long

 

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