Testo Clean-Cut Kid – BOB DYLAN

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Testo della canzone Clean-Cut Kid di BOB DYLAN
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Everybody’s asking why he couldn’t adjust
Adjust to what, a dream that bust ?

They took a clean-cut kid
And they made a killer out of him
That’s what they did.

They said what’s up is down, they said what isn’t is
They put ideas in his head that he thought were his.

They took a clean-cut kid
But they made a killer out of him
That’s what they did.

He was on the baseball team, he was in the marching band
When he was ten years old he had a watermelon stand.

He was a clean-cut kid
And they made a killer out of him
That’s what they did.

They said, Listen boy, you’re just a pup
They sent him to a napalm health spa to shape up.

They gave him dope to smoke, drinks and pills
A jeep to drive, blood to spill.

They said Congratulation, you got what it takes
They sent him back into the race without any brakes.

They took a clean-cut kid
But they made a killer out of him
That’s what they did.

He bought the American dream but it put him in doubt
Only game he could play was Russian roulette.

He drank Coca-Cola, he was eating Wonder Bread
He ate Burger Kings, he was well fed.

He went to Hollywood to see Peter O’Toole
He stole a Rolls Royce and drove in a swimming pool.

They took a clean-cut kid
But they made a killer out of him
That’s what they did.

He could’ve sold insurance, owned a restaurant or bar
He could’ve been an accountant or a tennis star.

He was wearing boxing gloves, took a dive one day
Off the Golden Gate Bridge into China Bay.

His mama walks the floor, his daddy weeps and moans
They gotta sleep together in a home they don’t own.

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