"Steel and Glass" as written by and John Lennon....
This is a story about your friend and mine
Who is it, who is it, who is it?

There you stand with your L.A. tan
And your New York walk and your New York talk
You're mother left you when you were small
But you're going to wish you wasn't born at all

Steel and glass
Steel and glass
Steel and glass
Steel and glass

Your phone don't ring no one answers your call
How does it feel to be off the wall

Well your mouthpiece squawks as he spreads your lies
But you can't pull strings if your hands are tied
Well your teeth are clean but your mind is capped
You leave your smell like an alley cat

Steel and glass
Steel and glass
Steel and glass
Steel and glass

Lyrics submitted by planetearth, edited by DanMercury

"Steel and Glass" as written by John Lennon

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    General CommentThis song is about Allen Klein the record label exec who took over the Beatles finances after Brian Epstein passed...The Beatles earned huge amounts of money under Klein but his cold blooded business antics eventually led to an ugly fallout with the Beatles...( your phone don't ring no one answers your calls)...he and John lennon were in deep litigation with each other...Steel and Glass refers to the manhattan office building Klein worked from...
    Dspo99on September 01, 2007   Link
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    General Comment^^^^ said it perfectly ... john lennon the first person to make diss songs! ( this and how do you sleep ) =)
    stpfan22on April 16, 2010   Link

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