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Steven Sabathie


The Ladies Who Dance For Money


The ladies who dance for money
are ladies to comfort at night
they bring cowboys their guns and whisky
and then fix them up after a fight

The saloons where they dance are dirty
but their dresses are all very bright
and the rooms up the stairs are worthy
of a man and his secret delights

Yeah the ladies who dance for money
well they know their cowboys all right.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Edited: Thursday, October 11, 2012

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Saloon Hall Ladies in the 'Old West'

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