I knew a girl named Rosalie,
We used to hang out in the park,
We used to score the system grease,
From the fellas after dark.
We used to sail the streets at night,
Used to hang out late,
She had a bad time in the barrack,
Caught a bullet in the teeth.

Rosalie come go,
Rosalie come stay,
Rosalie come go,
I never liked you anyway.

I knew a girl named Mary Ann,
She had a camera and a cane,
She used to walk me to the station,
When I was dying in the rain.

She was a friend of Rosalie's,
They had a nurse they liked to share,
Well Mary Ann was doing the doctor,
You know his covers went bare.

Rosalie come go,
Rosalie come stay,
Rosalie come go,
I never liked you anyway.

Rosalie come go,
Rosalie come stay,
Rosalie come go,
I never liked you anyway.

I knew a boy named Billy Haynes,
He had it all figured out,
He had a trail of dust and branches marked,
To get him back down south.

But the blue lights had his number,
And he was sweating hard from the heat,
He's got a pack of bullets in his satchel
Down on forty second street



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"Rosalie Come and Go" as written by Ryan Adams

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    General Comment:i guess ryan is kind of making a bruce springsteen reference with the title of this song ("rosalita (come out tonight")? i guess the cover art of the cd this was an outtake on makes sense to (since the "gold" cover was kind of a spoof on bruce's "born in the usa" cd)
    lietomeon June 03, 2006   Link
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    General Comment:thank god for uk bonus tracks!
    Mr. Hippoon May 25, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:I couldn't agree anymore Mr. Hippo!!
    Moose_Man9on August 21, 2008   Link
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    General Comment:i think this song is all about sex, and maybe a sex addiction?
    ysgwrnon September 04, 2008   Link
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    General Comment:this song is clearly about drgz and prostitution
    nothing more
    TDHTexason November 03, 2010   Link
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    General Comment:i also think the lyrics are wrong.
    does anyone know if the lyric to this song have ever been published?
    TDHTexason November 03, 2010   Link

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