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Joe Cocker
Joe Cocker


Background information
Birth name John Robert Cocker
Born May 20, 1944
Origin Sheffield, England
Genre(s) Blues
Rock
Blues Rock
Blue-eyed soul
Years active 1961—present
Label(s) Decca Music Group
Capitol Records
EMI Group
A&M Records
Regal Zonophone Records
Associated acts The Grease Band
Website Website



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Joe Cocker Lyrics

"Tempted" lyrics


I bought a toothbrush, some toothpaste
A flannel for my face
Pyjamas, a hairbrush
New shoes and a case
I said to my reflection
Let's get out of this place
Past the church and the steeple
The laundry on the hill
Billboards and the buildings
Memories of it still
Keep calling and calling
But forget it all
I know I will

Tempted by the fruit of another
Tempted but the truth is discovered
What's been going on
Now that you have gone
There's no other
Tempted by the fruit of another
Tempted but the truth is discovered

I'm at the car park, the airport
The baggage carousel
The people keep on crowding
I'm wishing I was well
I said it's no occasion
It's no story I could tell

At my bedside empty pocket
A foot without a sock
Your body gets much closer
I fumble for the clock
Alarmed by the seduction
I wish that it would stop

I bought a novel, some perfume
A fortune all for you
But it's not my conscience
That hates to be untrue
I asked of my reflection
Tell me what is there to do

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