"Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes" as written by Paul Simon, Joseph Shabalala and Dp,....
(A-wa) o kodwa you zo-nge li-sa namhlange
(A-wa a-wa) si-bona kwenze ka kanjani
(A-wa a-wa) amanto mbazane ayeza
She's a rich girl
She don't try to hide it
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes

He's a poor boy
Empty as a pocket
Empty as a pocket with nothing to lose
Sing ta na na
Ta na na na

She got diamonds on the soles of her shoes
She got diamonds on the soles of her shoes
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes

People say she's crazy
She got diamonds on the soles of her shoes
Well that's one way to lose these
Walking blues
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes

She was physically forgotten
Then she slipped into my pocket
With my car keys
She said you've taken me for granted
Because I please you
Wearing these diamonds

And I could say oo oo oo
As if everybody knows
What I'm talking about
As if everybody would know
Exactly what I was talking about
Talking about diamonds on the soles of her shoes

She makes the sign of a teaspoon
He makes the sign of a wave
The poor boy changes clothes
And puts on after-shave
To compensate for his ordinary shoes

And she said honey take me dancing
But they ended up by sleeping
In a doorway
By the bodegas and the lights on
Upper broadway
Wearing diamonds on the soles of their shoes

And I could say oo oo oo
As if everybody here would know
What I was talking about
I mean everybody here would know exactly
What I was talking about
Talking about diamonds

People say I'm crazy
I got diamonds on the soles of my shoes
Well that's one way to lose
These walking blues
Diamonds on the soles of our shoes


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"Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes" as written by Paul Simon Joseph Shabalala

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    General Commentfrom graceland, which was recorded by paul simon with ladysmith black mambazo and others. art garfunkel wasn't involved at all, so not sure why it's down as a simon and garfunkel song.
    zygoticmyncion July 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentOMG I love this song!! It's unreal! The Graceland concert was amazing. I wish I was around to see it. I have to settle for a VERY old copy on tape and the new dvd.. WATCH IT PEOPLE!
    koukla243on August 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLadysmith Black Mambazo does some of the music for the Eddie Murphy movie, "Coming to America"...which is always playing on Comedy Central
    heworetuskson March 16, 2007   Link

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