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American Skin (41 Shots)
Springsteen
41 shots
41 shots
41 shots
41 shots
41 shots
41 shots
41 shots
41 shots....
and we'll take that ride
'cross this bloody river
to the other side
41 shots... cut through the night
You're kneeling over his body in the vestibule
Praying for his life

Is it a gun, is it a knife
Is it a wallet, this is your life
It ain't no secret
It ain't no secret
No secret my friend
You can get killed just for living
In your American skin

41 shots
Lena gets her son ready for school
She says "on these streets, Charles
You've got to understand the rules
If an officer stops you
Promise you'll always be polite,
that you'll never ever run away
Promise Mama you'll keep your hands in sight"

Is it a gun, is it a knife
Is it a wallet, this is your life
It ain't no secret
It ain't no secret
No secret my friend
You can get killed just for living
In your American skin

Is it a gun, is it a knife
Is it in your heart, is it in your eyes
It ain't no secret

41 shots... and we'll take that ride
'Cross this bloody river
To the other side
41 shots... got my boots caked in this mud
We're baptized in these waters and in each other's blood

Is it a gun, is it a knife
Is it a wallet, this is your life
It ain't no secret
It ain't no secret
No secret my friend
You can get killed just for living
In your American skin

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American Skin (41 Shots)
American Tune
Angel's Blues
Angelina
Angelyne
Another Thin Line
Arabian Nights
Atlantic City
Baby Doll
Baby Don't Go
Baby I
Baby I'm So Cold
Back in Your Arms
Backstreets
Badlands
Balboa Park
Balboa vs. the Earthslayer
Ballad of Elmer and Pea
Ballad of Jesse James
Ballad of the Self Loading Pistol
Be True
Because the Night
Before the Flood
Benjamin, Marcus, Cald
Better Days
Betty Jean
Between Heaven and Earth
Billy Boy
Bishop Danced
Black Cowboys
Black Night in Babylon
Black Sun a Rising
Black Widow Spider (Mary Louise Watson)
Blinded By the Light
Blindspot
Blood Brothers
Bo Diddley Rocker
Bo Diddley's a Gunslinger
Bobby Jean
Book of Dreams
Border Guard
Born in the USA
Born to Run
Bottle of Red Wine
Breakaway
Brilliant Disguise
Bring on the Night
Brothers Under the Bridge
Brothers Under the Bridges ('83)
Burning Love
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