KING OF THE HILL                                                                                                        
by Roger McGuinn                                                                                               Roger McGuinn & Tom Petty

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L.A.'s asleep - you roll up your window

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The night air is cold - the freeway is clear.

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In a green Gucci bag - are you prized possessions

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The jewels of your mind - to hold back the fear.

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And when Monday comes round - there's a high lonesome sound

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And she follows you down for the kill.

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And a while blinding light - makes it all seem so right

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And you feel like the king of the hill.

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The driveway is long - your princess is lovely

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Your servants all wait - for your knock on the door.

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How many years - will you crawl through this castle

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So satisfied - and still wanting more.


And when Monday comes...

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The guests have arrived - with all the right faces

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But you miss the ball - in that room down the hall.

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It's sunrise again - the driveway is empty

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The crystal is cracked - there's blood on the wall.


And when Monday comes round...

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