"Thirteen" as written by Alex Chilton and Christopher Bell....
won't you let me walk you home from school?
won't you let me meet you at the pool?
maybe friday i can,
get tickets from the dance,
and i'll take you,
ooo ooo ooo.

won't you tell your dad get off my back?
tell him what we said 'bout "paint It black,"
rock and roll is here to stay,
come inside now it's ok,
qnd i'll shake you,
ooo ooo ooo.

won't you tell me what you're thinking of?
would you be an outlaw for my love?
if it's so then let me know,
if its over then i can go,
and i won't make you,
ooo ooo ooo

Lyrics submitted by firefaerie420

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    General CommentLittle correct... its not "if it's no then i can go," it's "if its over then i can go," picky detail, sorry i brought it up :o)
    UnnecessaryOpinionon February 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentHahaha i love this song, It was on Gilmore Girls once, its just about a boy who likes a girl, and the girl likes this guy but her dad doesnt, and he just wants to know if shes gunna forget about her dad and be with him ahh so sweet.
    music*ismyboyfriendon April 11, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song reminds me of being young and adolescent
    rachel.babeon May 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAy ay.
    laurengrc08on May 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis cover is better than the original.
    turdferguesonon December 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentElliot Smith covered it better I think. But then again I've always been partial to Elliott, so it's natural.
    mikedevoss6on January 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commentactually i like the big star version better. this is very nice although. this is a very sweet and innocent modern love song, i think. means alot to me. =]
    jdeppsfavfan1on May 16, 2007   Link

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