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Van Halen - Tattoo (Live) (Ft. Van Halen)



(Tattoo, tattoo)

[Intro Guitar Solo]

[Verse 1]
I got Elvis on my elbow
When I flex Elvis talks
I got hula girls on the back of my leg
And she hulas when I walk
Speaking cherry red
Screaming electric green
Purple mountains' majesty
Talk to me
Talk to me, now!

[Chorus]
Swapmeet Sally
Tramp stamp tat
Mousewife to Mom-shell in the time it took
To get that new tattoo
(Tattoo, tattoo)

[Post-Chorus]
(Tattoo, tattoo)
Dragon magic, baby
(Tattoo, tattoo)
Autobiographic
[Verse 2]
Best believe that needle hurt you
Best to see these true colors than follow one of your false virtues
There's a secret to make you think
Why is this crazy stuff we'd never say poetry in ink?
Speaking day-glow red, electric green
Purple mountain's majesty
Talk to me
Talk to me, baby, tell ya

[Chorus]
Swapmeet Sally
Tramp stamp tat
Mousewife to Mom-shell in the time it took
To get that new tattoo
(Tattoo, tattoo)

[Post-Chorus]
(Tattoo, tattoo)
Dragon magic, baby
(Tattoo, tattoo)
Autobiographic
(Tattoo, tattoo)
You better hold on me
(Tattoo, tattoo)
Mama, let me be
Hey
Hey, hey, now, now
Yeah, baby
[Guitar Solo]

[Verse 3]
Uncle Danny had a coal tattoo
He fought for the unions - some of us still do
On his shoulder is a number, it's the Chapter he was in
That number is forever like the struggle here to win

[Chorus]
Swapmeet Sally
Tramp stamp tat
Mousewife to Momshell in the time it took to get that new tattoo
(Tattoo, tattoo)
Tattoo, Tattoo!
This is gonna hurt

[Outro]
(Tattoo, tattoo)
Sexy dragon magic
(Tattoo, tattoo)
Autobiographic!
(Tattoo, tattoo)
You got a hold on me
(Tattoo, tattoo)
You won't let me be
I'm in love with you
Ooh!
Get another [?] tattoo
Whoo!