"Sweet Jane (Loaded)" as written by and Lou Reed....
Standin' on a corner,
Suitcase in my hand.
Jack's in his car, says to Jane, who's in her vest,
Me, babe, I'm in a rock n' roll band.
Ridin' in a Stutz Bearcat, Jim,
Those were different times.
And the poets studied rows of verse,
And all the ladies rolled their eyes

Sweet Jane, Sweet Jane, Sweet Jane

Now, Jack, he is a banker,
And Jane, she is a clerk.
And the both of them are saving up their money...
Then they come home from work.
Sittin' by the fire...
Radio just played a little classical music for you kids,
The march of the wooden soldiers
And you can hear Jack say

Sweet Jane, Sweet Jane, Sweet Jane

Some people like to go out dancing
And other people, (like us) they gotta work
And there's always some evil mothers
They'll tell you life is full of dirt.
And the women never really faint,
And the villans always blink their eyes.
And the children are the only ones who blush.
'Cause life is just to die.
But, anyone who has a heart
Wouldn't want to turn around and break it
And anyone who ever played the part
He wouldn't want to turn around and fake it

Sweet Jane


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"Sweet Jane" as written by Lou Reed

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    General CommentWhat the F! no comments?
    S3v3nson January 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of the greatest songs ever written. That is my comment. Live is the best way to hear it. Go buy Rock 'n Roll Animal, or American Poet.
    sailingallaloneon February 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIf this is the Loaded version, the "wine and roses" bit should be there, shouldn't it? Yes, it was cut from the original but it was restored for the Fully Loaded Edition (the one people should be buying instead!) and the V.U box set?
    imrazoron April 08, 2010   Link

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