Dangerous Games

(Gene Clark, Pat Robinson)



Got a message this mornin'
And the message was clear
She's changing planes, in New Orleans,
Moving back to this hemisphere

She got too lonely in Rio
Going out of her mind
Hard to keep her profile down
With a face so well defined

Now she swears it's behind her
All the smugglers schemes
How could such a nightmare
Come out of such a beautiful dream?

Who would think you'd get lonely
In a town that knows no shame
Where the biggest attraction is
Playing dangerous games

Started out in Vallarta
On just an innocent fling
She took it back to Newport Beach
And turned it in to a diamond ring

One thing led to another
She got caught up in the times
She was the queen of the social scene
With all the jokers by her side

Now she swears it's behind her
All the smugglers schemes
How could such a nightmare
Come out of such a beautiful dream?

Who would think you'd get lonely
In a town that knows no shame
Where the biggest attraction is
Playing dangerous games

A South American sailor
Who wore the naval tattoo
Took her so much higher than
Any man she ever knew

In all the Capital cities
He's known by numerous names
When the heat came down, on the underground
His name was already changed

But now she swears it's behind her

In the festival season
Right in the middle of town
The man was there, with an icy stare
To make sure that the deal went down

Just as quick as it started
It was all over and done
That icy stare turned into the glare
Of the fire of his gun

Now she swears it's behind her
All the smugglers schemes
She found that there was a nightmare
In all of those beautiful dreams

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