Shakedown Street
(Grateful Dead)

Lyrics: Hunter - Music: Garcia




You tell me this town ain't got no heart
(Well, well, well - you can never tell)
The sunny side of the street is dark
(Well, well, well - You can never tell)
Maybe that's 'cause it's midnight
and the dark of the moon besides, or
maybe the dark is in your eyes (3x)
You know you got such dark eyes

Nothin shakin on Shakedown street
used to be the heart of town
Don't tell me this town ain't got no heart
You just gotta poke around

You say you've seen this town clear through 
(Well, well, well - you can never tell)
Nothin here that could interest you
(Well, well, well - you can never tell)
It's not because you missed out
on the thing we had to start
Maybe you had to much to fast (3x)
and just overplayed your part

Nothin shakin on Shakedown street
used to be the heart of town
Don't tell me this town ain't got no heart
You just gotta poke around

Since I'm, passing your way today
(Well, well, well - You can never tell)
I just stopped in cause I want to say
(Well, well, well - You can never tell)
I recall your darkness
when it crackled like a thundercloud
don't tell me this town ain't got no heart (3x)
when I can hear it beat out loud

Nothin shakin on Shakedown street
used to be the heart of town
Don't tell me this town ain't got no heart
You just gotta poke around




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