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Hey Paterson Summer
You left your old clothes on the line
You've always been half you
And half someone you're leaving behind
Your blues are contagious
Your reds are outrageous
I may just find me a lawyer from Philly
I'm planning to sue
These nights by the railroad have left me
Half crazy for you
The way that you took me
The way that you bent me and shook me
And nobody knows deep in his heart what I know
Nobody sees what I see
And nobody hears what I hear it to be
Nobody loves you like someone like me

White heat on the rooftop
Melting the tar
Out on the fire escape
I hear a Mediterranean guitar
Must be my friend Tony
He's gonna be a star yeah
And nobody knows deep in his heart what I know
Nobody sees what I see
And nobody hears what I hear it to be
Nobody loves you like someone like me

Hey Paterson Summer if you don't mind
Would you turn on your neon sign
I've always been half me and half someone I'm leaving behind
Got to go home now, it's almost suppertime yeah
I've always been half me and half someone I'm leaving behind
Hey Paterson Summer may you forever shine shine
I've always been half me and half someone I'm leaving behind

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Recorded on: Paradise Lost & Found


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