23Rd Street Lullaby (Scialfa Patti)

Underneath the swirling light of jasmine tea and smoke You traced my face up on the barroom wall And you tried to intimidate me as you drank your drinks and joked Saying it takes more than clean hands to catch angels when they fall Well I'll keep that in mind Come on darlin' oh my my Come and hear my 23rd Street lullaby Got a bottle of wine, a bag of tricks There's a place for you under my fingertips There's a place for you, oh my my Up on the rooftops of my 23rd Street lullaby Me and you on the avenue, on a summer night Bass and drums and the traffic hums and I feel all right Well come and walk beside me darlin' and I'll take my place I'm a little low on courage, but I'm high on faith And I feel so fine Come on darlin', oh my my Come and hear my 23rd Street lullaby Got a bottle of wine, a bag of tricks There's a place for you under my fingertips There's a place for you, oh my my Up on the rooftops of my 23rd Street lullaby Sha la la la la la la la Sha la la la Sha la la la la la la la Sha la la la Got a downtown heart, got a love so sweet Got a tone poem and a funky little beat Got a music box, it's soft inside And in your arms I come alive So don't you worry now, say you will I'll be waiting here until you take a chance, take a risk I'll take what's broken and I'll take what's fixed Me and you on the avenue, on a summer night Bass and drums and the traffic hums, and I feel all right Come on darlin', oh my my Come and hear my 23rd Street lullaby Got a bottle of wine, a bag of tricks There's a place for you under my fingertips There's a place for you, oh my my Up on the rooftops of my eyes Want to take a chance, take a risk I'll take what's broken and I'll take what's fixed I can't hear you Let me hear you My 23rd Street lullaby