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Raspberry Beret (live)


Album: West Country Boy
Category: New Folk, Folk Rock, British Isles



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Description: A live version of the Prince classic recorded in an intimate Costwold village venue without amplification before a small audience.


I was working part time in a five-and-dime
My boss was Mr. McGee
He told me several times that he didn't like my kind
'Cause I was a bit too leisurely

Seems that I was busy doing something close to nothing
But different than the day before
That's when I saw her, ooh, I saw her
She walked in through the out door, out door

She wore a Raspberry beret -
The kind you find in a second hand store Raspberry beret -
And if it was warm she wouldn't wear much more
Raspberry beret - I think I love her

Built like she was
She had the nerve to ask me
If I planned to do her any harm
So I put her on the back of my little grey scooter
And we went riding down the back roads just a little too far

Now, overcast days never turned me on
But something about the clouds and her mixed
She was bright and well read
And I could tell when she kissed me
She knew how to get her kicks

She wore a Raspberry beret -
The kind you find in a second hand store
Raspberry beret -
And if it was warm she wouldn't wear much more
Raspberry beret - I think I love her

The rain sounds so cool when it hits the stable roof
And the horses wonder who you are
Thunder drowns out what the lightning sees
You feel like a La La movie star

They say the first time may not be the greatest
But If I had the chance to do it all again
I wouldn't change a stroke
Cause baby I'm the most
With a girl as fine as she was then

Raspberry beret -
The kind you find in a second hand store
Raspberry beret -
And if it was warm she wouldn't wear much more
Raspberry beret - I think I still love her...

Submitted: March 9, 2017 3:36AM


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