"Shakedown" as written by Phil Green and Sonny Miller....
This is a mission, by invitation, yeah!
Let me tell you about the North Beach scene 1963
So much larger than life
Put you on my knee
All the scrapbooks in black and white
Baby so much larger than life
C'mon!
Yeah we killed and stuffed your radio
Filled your head with Kid Creole
All the dead ghosts of rock'n'roll
Gonna follow you wherever you go

C'mon!
Shakedown!
C'mon children!
Shakedown!

Gonna make a tape for you
Well 90 minutes is all the time it takes to make you mine
90 minutes is all the time
Don't press rewind
We're gonna rise
There's a shakedown on the street
Feel it in your feet
On my hips and on my lips
Yeah!

C'mon!
Shakedown!
C'mon children!
Shakedown!

All you gotta do
I beg of you
Is put your ear to the ground
Steve and Tim are doing it
Me and James are doing it
Everybody, everybody get your head down!

She worked at the record store
She got some, but she always wanted more
Says she wants a boy who laughs at anyone
Who goes with her like the bullets in a gun

C'mon!
Shakedown!
C'mon children!
Shakedown!

Shake shake shake shake


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    Song Meaningpretty simple: "this song is about the destruction of nostalgics" - from the International Pop Underground Convention live recording.
    dannydildoon March 11, 2012   Link

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