She must belong to San Francisco
She must have lost her way
Postin’ a poster of Poncho and Cisco
One California day
She said she believes in Robin Hood and brotherhood
And colours of green and grey
And all you can do is laugh at her
Doesn't anybody know how to pray?

Arizona, take off your rainbow shades
Arizona, have another look at the world
My myyy
Arizona, cut off your Indian braids
Arizona, hey won'tcha go my way

Mmmm strip off your pride you’re acting like a teeny-bopper run away child
And scrape off the paint from the face of a little town saint
Arizona, take off your hobo shoes
Arizona, hey won'tcha go my way

Follow me up to San Francisco
I will be guide your way
I'll be the Count of Monte Cristo
You'll be the Countess May
And you can believe in Robin Hood and brotherhood and rolling the ball in the hay
And I will be reading you an Aesop's fable
Anything to make you stay-ay-ay

Arizona, take off your rainbow shades
Arizona, have another look at the world, my my
Arizona, cut off your Indian braids
Arizona, hey won'tcha go my way

Hey, Arizona, take off your hobo shoes
Arizona, have another look at the world, my my
Arizona, get off your 8-ball blues
Arizona, hey won'tcha go my way

Come on, hey, Arizona, take off your rainbow shades


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    General CommentI find quite a few references to the intelligence or "spy" field of WWI and WWII in this song!
    The "Count of Monte Cristo" was an English spy and The "Countess May was a French spy that was born of Rumanian royalty and had been a wife of the King of Egypt and was often dressed as a man.
    The precursor to the current CIA was originally called "The Brotherhood".
    And the code name for MI5 was "Robin Hood"!
    And San Francisco was where the USN had their cryptographer station at!
    Also "Arizona" was the name of a famous WWII spy operation to share allied intel so named as such as a "revenge of the Arizona" sunken in Pearl Harbor!
    "colors of green and grey" refers to the Army and Navy tanks and battleships.
    "rolling balls in the hay" refers to spy's sharing but sometimes one uping as they shared intel.
    And "Pancho and Cisco" were used as the Navajo code talkers code term.
    Odd that all of these references to the WWI and WWII spy business are in one song!
    Scotty
    scottyboydon December 04, 2017   Link

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