Vincent Price Blues – song by ZZ Top

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Vincent Price Blues is a song by ZZ Top, composed by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard, from their 12th studio-album, ‘Rhythmeen’, released in 1996. The song is a classic blues number but deviates into darker melodies as befits the subject of night time misbehaviour in the “graveyard shift”.

Lyrics:

Ah, there’s a rockin’ time on the borderline
Between sundown and up
There’s an off the wall cantina, man
Just waitin’ to tear you up
The locals know that in you go
And out con nalgas fried
Night descends, the fun begins
Way out the other side

But I didn’t say it, oh no no
Vincent Price said, “It’s alright”
Vincent Price said, “It’s okay”

There’s a very cherry charmer
Oozin’ groovin’ grease
She comin’ with the graveyard shift
A pleasin’ teasin’ squeeze
El jeffe holler mucho mas
Get some sucker’s ass inside
I think you know you gotta go
To get some satisfy

But I didn’t say it, oh no
Vincent Price said, “It’s alright”
Vincent Price said, “It’s okay”
It’s alright
Ah!

I’ve dined at Spago and Eclipse
And ‘What A Burger’ too
I’ve had mescal with lotsa gals
Along Fifth Avenue
I always shot the best they got
Dinero no problema
Ain’t no quarter south the border
In this off the wall cantina

But I didn’t say it, oh no
Vincent Price said, “It’s alright”
Vincent Price said, “It’s okay”
Vincent, Vincent Price said, “It’s alright”
Ah, Vincent Price said, “It’s okay”

“Vincent Price Blues” by ZZ Top, composed by Billy Gibbons / Dusty Hill / Frank Beard, from their 12th studio-album, ‘Rhythmeen’, released in 1996, track no. 5 of 12

“Vincent Price Blues” lyrics, ‘Rhythmeen’ [1996], and ZZ Top, respectively, @ AllMusic:
http://www.allmusic.com/song/vincent-…
http://www.allmusic.com/album/rhythme…
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/zz-top…

The official homesite for ZZ Top:
http://www.zztop.com/

ZZ Top’s VEVO here @ YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/user/ZZTopVEVO

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