Hey, little dolly with the blue jeans on
I wanna ramrod with you honey, till half-past dawn
Let your hair down sugar and pick up this beat
Come on and meet me tonight down on Bluebird Street
I've been working all week, I'm up to my neck in hock
Come Saturday night I let my ramrod rock

She's a hot stepping hemi with a four on the floor
She's a roadrunner engine in a '32 Ford
Late at night when I'm dead on the line
I swear I think of your pretty face when I let her unwind
Well look over yonder see them city lights
Come on little dolly 'n' go ramroddin' tonight

Come on, come on, come on little baby
Come on, come on let's shake it tonight
Come on, come, come on little sugar
Dance with your daddy and we'll go ramroddin' tonight

Hey, little dolly won't you say you will
Meet me tonight up on top of the hill
Well just a few miles cross the county line
There's a cute little chapel nestled down in the pines
Say you'll be mine little girl I'll put my foot to the floor
Give me the word now sugar, we'll go ramroddin' forever more

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    General CommentGreat party song by Bruce and The E Street band! Bruce sings about his two favorites things (his car and his girl). Stephen King recently (in Entertainment Weekly) names this as one of the 25 greatest rock songs ever. I qoute Mr King, "His cleanest, coolest purest track...."I would have to agree (along with most of Bruce's other rock songs!)
    rmcd0494on August 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI can't believe only one comment. Personally I would stick this up there in the top 5 rock songs ever, especially the current live version he's playing.
    stumpydaveon October 20, 2009   Link
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    General CommentClassic American Rock & Roll at it's exuberant best! Always puts me in a great mood!
    Tribecaon January 11, 2010   Link
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    General CommentStill discoverings Bruce his songs, however i saw a concert in 1985 , i never go deeply into his lyrics , Ramrod i like, good rock and roll , the meaning of ramrod ,well can imagine it..I wanna ramrod with you ;-

    imbd46on November 13, 2011   Link
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    General CommentBruce amazes me to no end. Every single time I listen to him I draw deep emotional connections to some facet of his music, be it a song, album, or mere lyric, and sometimes even a simple strum of the guitar or melody coming from the keyboard. Or I'll suddenly recognize that Clarence's sax plays a much more powerful role in a song than I ever noticed before. The Boss made some very sophisticated music, timeless and purely from his heart and soul.

    If this song doesn't make you want to get up, grab a beer, grab your girl, get moving and have some fun than you are really missing an essential part of what it means to be American. Sounds dramatic, I know, but consider the power of this song, the pure 20th century American nostalgia that attacks you relentlessly for four straight minutes, almost daring you to let yourself go somehow.
    differentstrokes5on April 05, 2012   Link
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    General Commentthis is amazingly good in everyway. the lyrics' theme is similar to pink cadillac in the way he uses the car and driving as a metaphor of sex.

    Late at night when I'm dead on the line
    I swear I think of your pretty face when I let her unwind (he is masturbating)

    I wanna ramrod with you honey, till half-past dawn (he wants to ram it in & out her untill half-past dawn)

    If you don't want disgusting pictures in your head of his car-shaped penis you can just think about them driving around in the car with clothes on. The best thing about the lyrics is that you picture them doing both; driving around and having sex in his car, in high speed.
    lillabubbenon June 13, 2010   Link

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