City Lights

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Lou Reed

Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (born March 2, 1942) is an American rock musician, songwriter, and photographer. He is best known as guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of The Velvet Underground, and for his solo career, which has spanned several decades. Though the Velvet Underground were a comme… more »

Don't these city lights light these streets to life
All these crazy nights bring us together 
Any rainy day, you can dance your blues away
Don't these city lights bring us together  Charlie Chaplin's cane, well it flicked away the rain
 Things weren't quite the same, after he came here
But then when he left, upon our own request  Things weren't quite the same, after he came here
Don't these city lights bring the streets to life
All these crazy nights bring us together 
Any rainy day you can dance your blues away
Don't these city lights bring us together 
We're supposed to be a land of liberty 
And those city lights to blaze forever
But that little tramp, ooh, on that street corner lamp
When he left us, it's humor left for ever
We're supposed to be a land of liberty 
And those city lights to blaze forever
But that little tramp, leaning on that street corner lamp
When he left us, it's humor left for ever
Don't these city lights bring the streets to life
All these crazy nights bring us together 
Any rainy day you can dance your blues away
Don't these city lights bring us together

Written by: NILS LOFGREN, LOU REED

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