Come on, baby, let's go downtown,
Let's go, let's go,
let's go downtown.
Come on, baby, let's go downtown,
Let's go, let's go,
let's go downtown.

Walk on, talk on,
baby tell no lies.
Don't you be caught
with a tear in your eye.

Sure enough,
they'll be sellin' stuff
When the moon begins to rise.
Pretty bad when
you're dealin' with the man,
And the light shines in your eyes.

Come on, baby, let's go downtown,
Let's go, let's go,
let's go downtown.
Come on, baby, let's go downtown,
Let's go, let's go,
let's go downtown.

Snake eyes, French fries
and I got lots of gas.
Full moon and a jumpin' tune,
now you don't have to ask.

Sure enough,
they'll be sellin' stuff
When the moon begins to rise.
Pretty bad when
you're dealin' with the man,
And the light shines in your eyes.

Come on, baby, let's go downtown,
Let's go, let's go,
let's go downtown.
Come on, baby, let's go downtown,
Let's go, let's go,
let's go downtown.

Walk on, talk on,
baby tell no lies.
Don't you be caught
with a tear in your eye.

Sure enough,
they'll be sellin' stuff
When the moon begins to rise.
Pretty bad when
you're dealin' with the man,
And the light shines in your eyes.

Pretty bad when
you're dealin' with the man,
And the light shines in your eyes.


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  • +1
    General CommentWhat a great move to include it on Tonight's The Night
    olem77on September 15, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentEverytime i listen to this song i imagine Neil and Danny standing on stage playing and just having a good time!
    candysayson May 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgreat song to learn on guitar
    love neil's backup voice
    up there with my fav's on tonights the night
    cichon123on February 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe song is about scoring heroine
    cichon123on November 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDanny wrote the lyrics except for the
    "Sure enough,
    they'll be sellin' stuff
    When the moon begins to rise.
    Pretty bad when
    you're dealin' with the man,
    And the light shines in your eyes"
    In Young's bio he says that the part he added shows how little he knows about smack.
    A good song.
    XxFreebirdxXon December 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA song about scoring heroin, co-written and sung by someone who would die of an overdose a few years later. Within the context of the Tonight's the Night album, which mourns the deaths of Danny Whitten and Bruce Berry, this is like a flashback scene in a movie, showing how things were before the tragedy - young, carefree and reckless.
    SuperstarMouseon July 15, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is one badass rock song. The interplay and synergy of Crazy Horse with Danny Whitten and Neil might seem less obvious than it really was. Playing with Danny brought out a musical side of Neil's music that was way smoking hot. And the vocal harmonies of the Horse have not reached the soulful just-rightness (I don't want to say perfection) as they were with Danny in the mix... but maybe that's exactly what it was.

    CSNY & W ! What could have been, if just for the moment (s).
    PeytonPlaceon March 20, 2017   Link

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