Top of the Hill (Waits Tom)

Stop and get me on the ride up (uh-huh-huh) To the top ... (Can we have a little more on my voice?) Stop and get me on the ride up (Uh-huh-huh) On the top of the hill I'm only going to the top of the hill New corn yellow and slaughterhouse red The birds keep singin' baby after you're dead I'm gonna miss you plenty big ol' world With your abalone earrings And your mother of pearl (Uh-huh-huh) Stop and get me on the ride up (Uh-huh-huh) Stop and get me on the ride up (Huh) Stop and get me on the ride up I'm only goin' to the top of the hill I'm only goin' to the top of the hill I need your moon to be the sky 'gainst Don't get your trouser button stuck on the fence Diego red and bedlam money are fine Why don't you come up and see me sometime? Stop and get me on the ride up (Uh-huh-huh) Stop and get me on the ride up (Uh-huh-huh) Stop and get me on the ride up I'm only goin' to the top of the hill I'm only goin' I'm only goin' I'm only goin' to the top of the hill There's very little leeway I seen the mattress on the freeway The moon rises over Dog Street Jefferson says now everythings reet Have all the lights burned out on Heaven again? I'll never roll the number seven again I'm made of bread and on a ocean of wine Hear all the birdies on the phone just fine (Huh-huh) Stop and get me on the ride up (Uh-huh-huh) Stop and get me on the ride up (Uh-huh-huh) Stop and get me on the ride up I'm only goin' I'm only goin' I'm only goin' to the top of the hill (Hey!) Black joke and the bean soup Big sky and the Ford Coupe Old maid and the dry bones Red rover and the Skinny Bones Jones Forty - seven mules to pull this train We're gettin' married in the pouring rain You need your differential, plenty of oil You load the wagon 'til the end of the world (Uh-huh-huh) Stop and get me on the ride up (Uh-huh-huh) Stop and get me on the ride up (Hey!) Stop and get me on the ride up I'm only goin' I'm only goin' I'm only goin' to the top of the hill I'm only goin to the top of the hill (Hey!) What's your throttle made of Is it money or bone? Don't dawdle or you'll never get home Opium, fireworks, vodka and meat Scoot over and save me a seat (Hey!) Stop and get me on the ride up (Uh-huh-huh) Stop and get me on the ride up Stop And get me on the ride up I'm only goin' I'm only goin' I'm only goin' to the top of the hill (Hey!) If I had it all to do over again I'd try to rise above the laws of man Why doncha gimme 'nother sip o' your cup? Turn a Rolls - Royce into a chicken coup (Uh-huh-huh) Stop and get me on the ride up Stop and get me on the ride up (Hey!) Stop and get me on the ride up I'm only goin' I'm only goin' I'm only goin' to the top of the hill I'm only goin' to the top of the hill Hey! Stop and get me on the ride up (uh-huh-huh) Stop and get me on the ride up I'm only goin' to the top of the hill Ha ha ha ha haa!