The Jazz Butcher Lyrics She's On Drugs


She's On Drugs
	D  E  G {intro}
	And you can dance
	D                                    E
	Good grief, won't you look on the dancefloor!
	She's got to be American; she's not from here
	D                       E
	Oh no! I can't even look away
	She's just far too thin and beautiful as sin
	D                                E
	We're all living in a world of poultry
	Eating polyester and committing adultery
	D                                        E
	Calm down, boy! I'll tell you the secret
	It's ever so simple it really, really is
D E Hey! Sha-la-la-la Oo my-my G She's On Drugs What's up? D E Hey! Sha-la-la-la Oo my-my G She's On Drugs
D E So steady on, get a grip on yourself G You just can't act like that in the theatre D E Where'd you get that look in your eyes G Behaving like the boss of a whole new religion D E Said please! I thought you got savvy G But you're looking like a lemon and talking like a navvy D E Ah I guess that's so many people's problem these days: G You can see the hills - you just can't go there Chorus D Aw, it simply shouldn't ever occur Bm E If she puts her arms above her head like that again G D I don't know what I'll say or do Hey Charlie D E G {repeat as many times as needed} D E Now I'm out on the street and I believe she's in distress G She's got her hair in her eyes and her eyes are in a mess D E Hey now, I've been hoping we was going to meet G Now won't you take my hand so I can help you across the street? D E Whooo! Talk about bloodsports! G Even the spectators get killed! D E G You can see the cars, you just can't get out of their way Chorus D Ah this simply doesn't happen to me Bm E If you have a single night like that in town again G D I don't know what I'd say or do D E G Oh, but honey? I think I want to do it with you Chorus D E G fade

Tab by: Hank Tomczak <hankt[at]>

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The Butcher Says..
We were halfway across the rockies in supernatural British Columbia when I realised that I had never come across a song with this title before. Obviously something had to be done. Dave Francolini (a wonderful man who should not be allowed to drive) contributed some of the most hyperactive handclaps that I have ever experienced. Then we tied him up and put him with the others.
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Live Stats

70 documented performances (click to explore)
1990 9 (JBC)
1991 2 (JBC)
1992 16 (JBC)
1993 7
4 (Pat Solo)
3 (JBC)
1994 8 (JBC)
1995 1 (JBC)
1999 6 (JBC)
2000 11 (JBC)
2001 3 (JBC)
2002 3 (JBC)
2005 1 (Pat Solo)
2006 1 (Pat Solo)
2011 1 (Pat Solo)
2013 1 (Pat Solo)


2 Recorded Live Performances
1999-09-13 Sy Klopps Studios - San Francisco, USA

Credit: David Whittemore
1992-04-26 Cat's Cradle - Chapel Hill, USA

Credit: David Whittemore
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