The Cover Of The Rolling Stone

Words & Music:

Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show



Well, weĠre big rock singers, we've got golden fingers


And we're loved everywhere we go.

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We sing about beauty and we sing about truth at ten thousand dollars a show.


We take all kind of pills to give us all kind of thrills,

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But, the thrill we've never known, is the thrill that'll get you

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When you get your picture on the cover of the Rolling Stone.



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Rolling Stone - want to see my picture on the cover.


Gonna buy five copies for my mother

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Ganna see my smiling face on the cover of the Rolling Stone.


I've got a freaky lady, name of Cocaine Katy, who embroiders on my jeans,

I've got my poor old gray-haired Daddy, driving my limousine.

Now it's all designed to blow our minds; but, our minds won't really be blown,

Like the blow that'll get you when you get your picture

On the cover of the Rolling Stone.




WeĠve got a lot of little blue-eyed, teenage groupies who do anything we say,

WeĠve got a genuine Indian guru, who's teaching us a better way.

WeĠve got all the friends that money can buy,

So, we never have to be alone,

And we keep getting richer; but, we can't get our picture

On the cover of the Rolling Stone.




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