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DARK END OF THE STREET (Chips Moman / Dan Penn) James Carr - 1967 Archie Campbell & Lorene Mann - 1967 Percy Sledge - 1967 Oscar Toney, Jr. - 1967 Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton - 1968 Joe Tex - 1968 The Flying Burrito Brothers - 1969 Ry Cooder - 1972 Linda Ronstadt - 1974 Richard & Linda Thompson - 1975 Lazy Lester - 1988 James "Thunderbird" Davis - 1988 The Commitments (feat. in the film "The Commitments") - 1991 Gary Stewart - 1993 Barton Carroll - 2001 Also recorded by: Aretha Franklin; Elvis Costello; Deacon Blue; Gary Sellers; John Cowan; Bruce Springsteen; The New Standards; Frank Black; Roy Hamilton; Linda Gail Lewis; Eva Cassidy; Eels; Ryan Adams & Courtney Love; Prince Buster; The Allman Brothers; Lee Hazlewood & Ann-Margret; Clarence Carter; Rock City Angels; The Afghan Whigs; Alex Chilton with Teenage Fanclub; Cat Power; Widespread Panic........and others. As recorded by JAMES CARR: At the dark end of the street That's where we always meet Hiding in shadows where we don't belong Living in darkness to hide our wrong You and me at the dark end of the street You and me I know time's gonna take its toll We have to pay for the love we stole It's a sin and we know it's wrong Oh, but our love keeps comin' on strong Steal away to the dark end of the street You and me They're gonna find us, they're gonna find us They're gonna find us, oh, some day You and me, huh, at the dark end of the street You and me And when the daylight hours roll around And by ten we're both downtown If we should meet, just walk on by Oh, darling, please don't cry Tonight we'll meet at the dark end of the street Ummmmm-mmmmmmmmm-mmmmmmmmm *********** As recorded by PORTER WAGONER & DOLLY PARTON: PORTER: At the dark end of the street That's where we always meet DOLLY: Hiding in shadows where we don't belong Living in darkness to hide our wrong BOTH: You and me at the dark end of the street You and me PORTER: I know that time's gonna take its toll We have to pay for the love we stole DOLLY: It's a sin and we know it's wrong Oh, but our love keeps a-comin' on strong BOTH: Steal away to the dark end of the street You and me PORTER: They're gonna find us DOLLY: Yes, they're gonna find us PORTER: They're gonna find us DOLLY: Oh, some day BOTH: You and me at the dark end of the street You and me PORTER: And when the daylight hours roll 'round And by ten we're both downtown DOLLY: If we should meet, you just walk right on by Ooh, my darling, now please don't you cry BOTH: Tonight we'll meet at the dark end of the street You and me (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - February 2011)

    


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