The cars hiss by my window
Like the waves down on the beach
The cars hiss by my window
Like the waves down on the beach
I got this girl beside me
But she's out of reach
Headlight through my window
Shinin' on the wall
Headlight through my window
Shinin' on the wall
Can't hear my baby
Though I called and called
Yeah, right, Woo!
Windows started tremblin'
With a sonic boom
Windows started tremblin'
With a sonic boom, boom
A cold girl'll kill you
In a darkened room
Yeah, woo, Ride, Ride on, Weooooo!
Wawa, eooo!, Oooo, owa, owaaa!
Wa, waaaaea!, Ooo, wa, wa, wa, wa, waa!, Uh-huh


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  • +3
    General Commentwhen i first heard this song i thought that the solo was an actual guitar! man that's trippy
    heyjude55on April 02, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentVery groovy song, Morrisons voice is incredible, and yeah, especiallu inthe solo part! CRAZY! Sounds just like a harmonica!
    Pelmoon November 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is terribly underrated. It has a great John Lee Hooker feel to it. Morrison's vocal "guitar solo" is just amazing. The lyrics were written around 1965-66. Not sure if it's supposed to be "Cold girl'll kill you" or "Cold girl I'll kill you" at the end. Either way its wicked.
    bertilon June 10, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentmmm.. blues
    the scenic worldon November 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwicked
    Felixxon January 30, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing and the lyrics... i can relate...
    pimbaon May 15, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti read that this song was written early on in the mid-sixites in one of jim's rooftop notebooks. its a really chill song and is great to play along with or smoke a doobie.
    XxFreebirdxXon January 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentamazing.. jeremy d morrisons vocal solo going weeeoo...ooowa.. too good man.. we shall never see music at its purest ever again.
    salilsinghnlujon March 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationIt's about sex in Jim's favourite motel Alta Cienega. It has a similarity to John Lee Hooker's Nightmare.
    sexdrugsrocknrollon July 05, 2009   Link
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    General CommentPretty clearly follows the blues formula of the repeated premise, followed by a dramatic conclusion.

    Do you think that Morrison ever had to *pay* for sex? Jeez, I hope he was smarter than that.
    sawfish666on September 13, 2012   Link

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