Only girls allowed inside so we stood by the entrance
There was no way for us to ever get in
Saw a man wearing a Speedo his t-shirt was tucked in
From the bar, we were listening to a bad punk band

Were goin out tonight feeling alright, far from the grind just for one night
Were goin out alright on this town, spare me the truth don't let us down

By bakers blvd. It was hot outside again
A few kids were in the water so we all jumped in
Floated on the river all the locals were breaking the laws
And it was all right and we rolled up again

Were goin out tonight feeling alright, far from the grind just for one night
Were goin out alright on this town, spare me the truth don't let us down

It's just not cool to transcribe this part (go Ronnie go!)

Somewhere near central station we lost our way back home
The number 14 was coming round the bend
In the streets late at night, Tim's fire was rising high
What a riot just one night on this town

Spare me the truth, don't let us down...


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    This song sounds like a Rancid song to me...

    Skacoreon November 06, 2007   Link

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