Burning Down the House

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Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is a renowned American blues singer-songwriter and slide guitar player. During the 1970s, Raitt released a series of acclaimed roots-influenced albums which incorporated elements of blues, rock, folk and country, but she is perhaps best known for her more c… more »

Watch out, you might get what you're after 
Cool baby, you're strange but not a stranger 
I'm an ordinary girl 
And I'm burnin' down the house 

Hold tight, wait till this party's over
Hold tight, well we're gonna be in for some nasty weather
 There has got to be a way 
And we're burnin' down the house 

Here's your ticket, pack your bags, it's time for goin' overboard 
 Transportation is here
 Close enough but we're not too far, bet you're wonderin' where you are
 Fight fire with fire

 Burning down the house 

All wet, and you might need a raincoat  Shake down, my dreams are walkin' in broad daylight
365 degrees 
And we're burnin' down the house 

My house, out of the ordinary 
That's right, I don't want to really hurt nobody 
Some things sure sweep me off my feet
And we're burnin' down the house


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