"Rock A Little" as written by Stevie Nicks and Rick Nowels....
Sometimes it rages, rock a little
Even when it's calm, still rock a little
Just like the sea, I rock a little
Say it was just like me
Still rock a little

Then you knew her, funny little dancer
And you watched her all night long
You were trying to learn from her teachers
One thing that she wanted
She would not be tangled up, in it

Hit it,
It's about time, lily
Oh, I know lily
Rock a little
Hit the stage
Hit the stage
Rock a little

She's home now;
She says I've gone far beyond that song
She says rock and roll ballerina
Where else would she go?
He knows his daughter, says
Where does she live?
He says, Oh, up there somewhere

Then he says,
Go ahead, lily
Hit it,
Hit the stage, dancin', go on
Hit it
Well, I know lily
It's about time, lily
Hit it

Well, I know lily
It's about time, lily
Hit it
Hit the stage
Hit it

Hit it, lily
It's about time, lily
Hit it
I know, lily
It's about time, lily
Hit the stage
Hit it, lily

Lots of them
And all one of a kind
But the most important thing was
What was on her mind
Pale, pink, satin, worn out in a week
But you loved you the most
And you said

Go ahead, lily
Hit it
No explanations and I tell you no
You say, Nothing
That is how songs are written
Stories are told, rumors are started

That is how songs are written
Stories are told, rumors are started

Go ahead, lily
Hit it
It's about time lily
Hit the stage, dancin'
I know, lily
Hit it
Hit the stage

Go ahead, lily
Hit it
It's about time lily
Hit the stage, dancin'
I know, lily
Hit it
Hit the stage

Go ahead, lily
Hit it
It's about time lily
Hit the stage, dancin'
I know, lily
Hit it
Hit the stage


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"Rock a Little (Go Ahead Lily)" as written by Stephanie Nicks

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    General CommentWe kinda rock a little all our life we rock ~ I did ~ I rocked in my cradle for sure and ah, then in mid-life you sort of rock on your feet and then you move onwards to a rocking chair at some point, probably, so that's kind of what Rock a Little means. It means to rock and roll all your life.
    ~Stevie Nicks, MTV clip, 1985




    [Rock A Little] was also written before Bella Donna came out...and I've had most of the song ~ in fact, I mean really the entire [singing ] Sometimes it rages that was about the ocean you know ~ that ~ like shook my house and scared me to death every night ~ 'cause I thought it was an earthquake. [Singing] Rock a little/ Even when it's calm the house still shook a little/ Just like the sea I rock a little/ Some say it was just like me ~ Rock a little. That mean's cool out. Relax. Okay. Just rock a little all the time and you won't die.
    ~Stevie Nicks, Jim Ladd Interview, 1986


    I'm Lily. ...I've been Lily for a long time, actually because in my writing ~ in my book and everything ~ I, when I write about me and my friend Robin who everybody knows that I lost to leukemia I wrote about her and I as Lily and Julia ~ Julia and Lillian Hellman ~ so that movie [Julia] ~ you know with Jane Fonda and Vanessa Redgrave ~ so Robin looked incredibly like Vanessa Redgrave and I ~ I was very Jane Fonda you know. And our relationship was very much like this like you know ~ come on across the river but don't forget to tell me that you're really afraid so in case you fall in I'll be expecting it. Don't lie to me and say 'Alright ~ I'll do it because you think I'm brave.'
    ~Stevie Nicks, Mary Turner "Off the Record" Interview, 1986




    The Other Side of the Mirror came from…well first it was going to be Mirror Mirror, that was going to the name of Rock A Little. And then, because the song Mirror Mirror didn't end up going on the record because I didn't like the way it turned out, I changed it to Rock A Little because Rock A Little became the lead song.
    ~Stevie Nicks, Atlantic Records video interview, 1986




    Rock a little means perseverance ~ Rock a little means rock a little all the time. If you rock out, you may not rock any more.
    ~Stevie Nicks, Mary Turner "Off the Record" Interview, 1986
    marquiceriseon January 28, 2006   Link

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