"Treat Me Rough" as written by and George/gershwin Gershwin....
When I was born, they found a silver spoon in my mouth
And so I always had the best of care
When winter came up north, of course they motored me south
Where I was princess in our villa there

Tutors and headwaiters fawned on me
Life was just a bore till it dawned on me
The cushy sheltered way of life was really no fun
From now on, some manhandling must be done

So treat me rough
Muss my hair
Don't you dare to handle me with care
I'm no innocent child, baby
Keep on treating me wild

Treat me rough
Pinch my cheek
Kiss and hug and squeeze me
'till I'm weak

I've been pampered enough, baby
Keep on treatin' me rough

Treat me rough
Pinch my cheek
Kiss and hug and squeeze me
'till I'm weak

I've been pampered enough, baby
Keep on treatin' me rough
Keep on beatin' me
Keep on treatin' me rough


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"Treat Me Rough" as written by Ira Gershwin George Gershwin

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    General CommentOnly heard this one once (years and years ago) and found it amusing. It's about a woman born into a life of wealth and ease, and who has tired of being pampered. She wants a man who won't spoil her; rather, he'll send thrills down her spine like no other. She wants it "rough," which back in that day did not mean S&M:) It just meant someone who won't be a puppy dog who offers no challenge. He'll give her a run for her money when it comes to emotions, and THAT will excite her.
    6GUNSALLYon December 18, 2011   Link

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