Summer in the City Lyrics

Joe Cocker


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Steve Boone, Mark Sebastian, John Sebastian
album: Track 4 in album Have a Little Faith
release date: 1994-5-8
popularity : 2783 users have visited this page.
length: 3:48

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Hot town summer in the city
Back of my neck getting dirty and gritty
Been down, isn't it a pity
Doesn't seem to be a shadow in the city
All around people looking half dead
Walking on the sidewalk hotter than a match head
But at night it's a different world
Go out and find a girl come on,
Come on and dance all night
Despite the heat it will be alright
And babe, don't you know it's a pity
The days can't be like the night
In the summer in the city in the summer in the city
Cool town, evening in the city
Dressed so fine and looking so pretty
Cool cat lookin for a kitty
Gonna look in every corner of the city
Ill I'm wheezing like a bus stop
Running up the stairs gonna meet ya on the roof top
But at night it's a different world
Go out and find a girl come on,
Come on lets dance all night
Despite the heat it will be alright
And babe, don't you know it's a pity
The days can't be like the night
In the summer in the city in the summer in the city
Solo but at night it's a different world
Go out and find a girl
Come on, come on lets dance all night
Despite the heat it will be alright
And babe don't you know it's a pity
The days can't be like the night
In the summer in the city in the summer in the city
Hot town summer in the city

Track Listing

  • 1 Let the Healing Begin
  • 2 Have a Little Faith in Me
  • 3 The Simple Things
  • 4 Summer in the City
  • 5 The Great Divide
  • 6 Highway Highway
  • 7 Too Cool
  • 8 Soul Time
  • 9 Out of the Blue
  • 10 Angeline
  • 11 Hell and Highwater
  • 12 Standing Knee Deep in a River
  • 13 Take Me Home