"Cocaine" as written by and Rev. Gary Davis....
You take Sally and I'll take Sue
There ain't no difference between the two
Cocaine, running all 'round my brain

Headin' down Scott, turnin' up Main
Looking for that girl who sells cocaine
Cocaine, runnin' all 'round my brain

Mmmm momma come here quick,
That old Cocaine 'bout to make me sick
Cocaine, runnin' all 'round my brain

Late last night about a quarter past four
Ladanyi come knockin' down my hotel room door
Where's the cocaine
It's runnin' all 'round my brain

I was talking to my doctor down at the hospital
He said, "Son, it says here you're twenty-seven,
But that's impossible
Cocaine you look like you could be forty-five"

Now I'm losing touch with reality and I'm almost out of blow
It's such a fine line I hate to see it go
Cocaine, runnin' all 'round my brain


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"Cocaine" as written by Zachary Carper Gary Davis

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    General Commentzomg this song is about drugs!!!111

    yeah, this one actually is.
    Verison July 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWho hasn't played their own version of this song at some point in their career? Really?
    Lightbluenesson August 24, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"Blood on the highway."
    andrew11on October 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentit takes a clear mind to take it.
    DBT dadon April 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentHe's also written a great "Rehab" version of this one.
    KellyBoon September 04, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis one isn't a Jackson Browne original, though. It was written by the Rev. Gary Cole, Browne just did his own re-imagined version.

    Townes Van Zandt also did his own version with very different lyrics. The TVZ version is very good also.
    Volponion September 07, 2009   Link
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    General CommentEr, the Rev. Gary Davis, that is. Gary Cole is an actor. No idea why my fingers typed that.
    Volponion September 07, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIn the radio show he did with Warren Zevon back in 1976 he played this song in the radio studio, and said that the verse about going to his doctor down at the hospital who said he looked 45, not 27 , was written by Glenn Frey of the Eagles, Jackson's buddy.
    jswjron January 15, 2014   Link

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