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inspired by S. E. Hinton "The Outsiders"


OUTSIDER - lyrics

I know you’re not the greaser type
I’ve seen you running with those social guys
my hair is slicked way back
and I come from the wrong side of the tracks
Sweet baby, you know I’m tuff
but I’m not too tuff for your love

I’m an outsider
outside your heart
please let me in so the lovin can start
I’m an outsider
not like the rest
baby get ready for the Ponyboy express

I’ll do whatever I need to do
oh baby girl, I'm winning this rumble for you
please believe it was self-defense
we didn’t mean to kill your boyfriend
I’ll rescue you from this flaming wreck
if you will be mine in the end

Stay golden, ponyboy

you and me
were meant to be
I want to taste
your Johnny Cakes


from Books Are OK in My Book, released August 7, 2016
written by Mike Votava
produced by Mike Votava
recorded at MJV Studios
Seattle, WA


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