Amelita (Court Yard Hounds)

Amelita, come to see ya And I finally now know the truth Oh I found you, in your costume, And the comb in your hair is the proof Am I right, Amelita? You just stand there with nothing to say While they watch yo play the leader So I’ve come here to take you away Or they love you, and we lost you When he promised to make you a star Oh he fooled you, and it cost you And the age on your face show the scars Oh my good friend, I can see you As a young girls with stars in her eyes What a beauty, such a dancer, Now you lay out your heart as a prize Have you no pride? You’ve got the rest of your life I take your hand, let’s go tonight Just leave it all, I promise you’ll Be fine across the bridge, the lights of town You smile, and never turn around I remember you and Amelita Have you no pride? You’ve got the rest of your life Where have you gone my friend Then light in your eyes is gone, gone, gone I take your hand, let’s go tonight Just leave it all, I promise you’ll Be fine across the bridge, the lights of town You smile, and turn around and run Amelita, have you no pride? You’ve got the rest of your life I take your hand, let’s go tonight Just leave it all, I promise you’ll Be fine across the bridge, the lights of town You smile, and then you turn around and then run Amelita, have you no ṗride? You’ve got the rest of your life Have you no pride? Hey yeah