The Wild Side of Life Song Lyrics

Rod Stewart

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Well, you wouldn't read my letters if I wrote you
You asked me not to call you on the phone
There's something I've been waiting for to tell you
So I wrote it in the words of this song

You never knew there were honky tonk angels
Or you might have known I'd never make a wife
You walked out on the only one who ever loved you
So I went back to the wild side of life

Now the glamor of the good life always lead me
To the places where the wild liquor flows
I tried to be your one and only angel
But I'm not that kind of angel, heaven knows

Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)
  • 2 The First Cut Is the Deepest
  • 3 Fool for You
  • 4 The Killing of Georgie, Part I and II
  • 5 The Balltrap
  • 6 Pretty Flamingo
  • 7 Big Bayou
  • 8 The Wild Side of Life
  • 9 Trade Winds

  • credits

    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Ivory Joe Hunter
    album: Track 8 in album A Night on the Town
    release date: 1976
    popularity : 70 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Blues
    styles: Classic Rock/Soft Rock
    length: 5:10

    Album Information

    label: Warner Bros. Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin