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Lou Reed lyrics : "Gassed And Stoked"

Well, you covered your tracks
and now I can't see you
You had your ashes scattered at sea

There's no grave to visit no tombstone to look at
You were in the NY Times obituary
There's no record no tape no book no movie

Some photographs and some memories
Sometime I dial your photo number by mistake
and this is what I hear


This is no longer a working number baby
Please redial your call

This is no longer a working number
Your party doesn't live here anymore
This is no longer a working number

if you still require help
Stay on the line and an operator
will try to bail you out


I knew I should have seen you that Thursday
I knew I shouldn't left

But you sounded so good your spirits so up
I thought I'd see you next week
I say over and over if I had half a brain

if I had half a brain in my head
I wouldn't sit here dialing a wrong number
and listening to what some recording said


I knew I should have written, written things down
I always say I'll never forget

Who can forget a one-eye pilot
Who's a concert pianist
A 0painter a poet songwriter supreme

My friends are blending in my head
They're melting into one great spirit
and that spirit isn't dead


Now I may not remember everything that you said
But I remember all the sings you've done

And not a day goes by not an hour
when I don't try to be like you
You were gassed, stoked and rarin' to go

and you were that way all the time
So I guess you know why I'm laughing at myselves
every time I dial the wrong line


This is no longer a working number baby

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