Cooky and lila Lyrics

Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show Lyrics Cooky and lila

  Browse by artist name Search Browse by soundtrack
 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z #
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z #

Cooky and lila


by Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show. Buy album CD: Bankrupt


(D. Hickey)

He was a short order cook, and not too much to look at
And he traded in his foot, for a medal in the war
He loved a girl named Lila, in a bar across the highway
And you ought to see him smilin' at her comin' through the door

Lila always knew, she wasn't no ravin' beauty
She traded in her virtue to a trucker at sixteen
But she forgets to remember how he left her off in Denver
When she sees her Cooky smilin' as she opens up the screen

And he says
"Hi Lila, how about a cup of coffee?
Take a load off, take your shoes off, here's the sugar and the cream"
Cooky's been to war and Lila's been to Denver
And both of them are casualties of someone else's dream

Cooky pours the trucker's coffee, Lila serves the rigger's whiskey
And resists their invitations to go ridin' for a while
'Cause at a diner across the highway, on a shelf above the pastry
There's a cup reserved for Lila and the man who makes her smile

When he says
"Hi Lila, how about a cup of coffee?
Take a load off, take your shoes off, here's the sugar and the cream"
'Cause Cooky's been to war and Lila's been to Denver
And both of them are casualties of someone else's dream

Now as the nation rolls along, like a semi down the highway
Casting lonely broken bodies in the grass along the road
I've finally found a reason for believing in the future
Seeing Cooky and his Lila drinking coffee all alone

Oh yes
"Hi Lila, how about a cup of coffee?
Take a load off, take your shoes off, here's the sugar and the cream"
'Cause Cooky's been to war and Lila's been to Denver
And both of them are casualties of someone else's dream

Cooky's been to war, Lord and Lila's been to Denver
And both of them are casualties of someone else's dream

(c)1975 Everyday Songs/Baron Music Publ.



sheet music Buy Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show sheet music
cd Buy Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show CDs
guitar tabs Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show guitar tabs
Album: Bankrupt (1975) Lyrics
cd Buy "Bankrupt" CD
  1. Levitate
  2. Let me be your lover
  3. Only sixteen
  4. I got stoned and i missed it
  5. Bubblin' up
  6. Wups
  7. The millionaire
  8. Everybody's makin' it big but me
  9. Cooky and lila
  10. Everybody loves me
  11. On the way to the bottom
  12. Do downs

Comments







Song words / lyrics from Bankrupt album CD are property & copyright of their owners and provided for educational purposes.
DMCA Policy | Add/correct lyrics  |  Request lyrics  |  Links  |  Privacy | Contact us    © STLyrics.com 2002 -