"Be My Lover" as written by and Michael Bruce....
She struts into the room
Well I don't know her
But with a magnifying glance
I just sorta look her over

We have a drink or two, well maybe three
And then suddenly, she starts telling me her life story

She says

Baby, if you want to, be my lover
You better take me home
Cause it's a long long way to paradise
And I'm still on my own.

Told her that I came from Detroit City
And I played guitar in a long haired rock and roll band
She asked me why the singer's name was Alice
I said 'listen baby, you really wouldn't understand'

And I said


On my own,

Oh, baby, if you want to, be my lover
You better take me home,
Cause it's a long, long way, to paradise,
And I'm still on my own, own

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"Be My Lover" as written by Michael Bruce

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    General CommentOne of my fave songs by the coop!
    coldethylon June 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhat turns me on about this song is the simplicity of it all. It goes to show that sometimes the best chords and lyrics are right infront of you. The backup vocals make it sound rockabilly it's great! This song must've been written by Alice's guitarist when he met some chick?
    Nolesy101on July 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYeah, its written by the guitarist Michael Bruce
    jordand33on May 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentMy fav. Alice Cooper song. I love the way he sings it. "We have a drink or two well maybe three" I love that.
    NutzyPixeon November 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOde to Glen Buxton.
    RichardHarriison February 09, 2009   Link
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    General CommentOne of my favorite parts of this song is at the end. Neil Smith (drummer) drops a stick and it falls thru the drum kit and you can clearly hear it....and they decided it sounded too cool to take out.

    ....And I'm still on my .... ownnnnnnnnnnnnnn (click click click) ....owwnnnnnnnnn!!!!!!!!
    Okemoon June 01, 2012   Link

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