"Lie to Me" as written by and Kathleen Brennan Tom Waits....
Lie to me baby
Uh huh
Lie to me baby
Lie to me baby
Lie to me baby
Move on

I know you got another jockey at home
Let me be your rider
Till your real man comes
Whip me baby
Lie like a dog
I really don't care
If you do

Lie to me baby
Uh huh
Lie to me baby
Lie to me baby
Lie to me baby
Move on

I know you got yourself a skinny old man
Let me be your baby
I know that I can
Slap me baby
Give me all of your grief
I have no use for the truth
Lie to me baby
Move on

I know you got another jockey at home
Let me be your rider
Till your real man comes
Whip me baby
Lie like a dog
I really don't care
If you do
Never stop telling me lies

Lie to me baby
Move on


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"Lie to Me" as written by Thomas A. Waits Kathleen Brennan

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    General CommentTom prefaced this song during a recent concert in St. Louis by saying, "This song is about a girl who lied to me. *Please* continue to lie to me."
    Twoey2Eon August 13, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgreat song. he's in full shape (which is so remarkable)
    thanks again, tom
    PiKueloon November 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti'm hooked on this.
    gweepson December 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentToo good.

    Also, the line in the last verse is "whip me baby, lie like a rug" - not 'dog', which is used in the first verse. Just FYI.
    smarmon April 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwave of sound!
    drea266on September 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"let me be your rider till your real man comes" sounds like BDSM pony play..

    "...slap me baby"

    Fetish where you dress up and act like a baby?

    Ok I should be shot for saying all that, Tom Waits rules.
    jpr227on June 09, 2008   Link

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