Three Mile Smile

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Lyrics by Steven Tyler
Music by Joe Perry
Album: Night in the Ruts

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"Three Mile Smile" was Steven's social commentary concerning the 1979 nuclear disaster at Three Mile Island. It marked Tyler's initial stab at writing lyrics with a major political slant. Tyler also appeared at the 'No Nukes benefit concert' in '79, which featured many popular artists..

Take a walk in the warm New England sun
Ain't no time to look for clues..
You get the point from Uncle Sam's loaded gun
Who be the hand that light the fuse.

A take a look, take a look at my old billy goat
He used to raise all kinds of hell
He took a dose of radiation dope
A back in the barn is where he felt -like hell.

Aar...Lucy, chromosome,
Lucy, superdome..

What makes you think you patronizin' my old friends
After you ride in my car, car
What do you do when your oil's Mexican
OPEC boys, you went too far, too far..

Aar...Lucy, superdome
Lucy, chromosome..

Aar...Lucy, papadum
Lucy, sing the song..

(Ah), Dig it up
(Ah), Live it up
(Ah), A dig it up
(Ah), Live it up

Look out!

Contributed by giorgio - 2011/3/16 - 14:06

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