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Young Americans

 (lyrics)
  Artist: David Bowie
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This song has been snippeted at the following 27 shows:

Elevation Tour
· 2001-03-24 - Sunrise, Florida, USA - National Car Rental Center (21 songs)
· 2001-03-26 - Sunrise, Florida, USA - National Car Rental Center (19 songs)
· 2001-03-29 - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - Charlotte Coliseum (19 songs)
· 2001-03-30 - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - Philips Arena (21 songs)
· 2001-04-02 - Houston, Texas, USA - Compaq Center (21 songs)
· 2001-04-03 - Dallas, Texas, USA - Reunion Arena (21 songs)
· 2001-04-06 - Denver, Colorado, USA - Pepsi Center (21 songs)
· 2001-04-10 - Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Saddledome (21 songs)
· 2001-04-12 - Tacoma, Washington, USA - Tacoma Dome (23 songs)
· 2001-04-13 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - GM Place (23 songs)
· 2001-04-17 - San Diego, California, USA - San Diego Sports Arena (24 songs)
· 2001-04-19 - San Jose, California, USA - San Jose Arena (24 songs)
· 2001-04-23 - Anaheim, California, USA - Arrowhead Pond (22 songs)
· 2001-04-26 - Anaheim, California, USA - Arrowhead Pond (21 songs)
· 2001-04-28 - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - America West Arena (21 songs)
· 2001-05-01 - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - Target Center (21 songs)
· 2001-05-03 - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - Gund Arena (22 songs)
· 2001-05-16 - Chicago, Illinois, USA - United Center (23 songs)
· 2001-05-24 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Air Canada Centre (20 songs)
· 2001-05-28 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Molson Centre (21 songs)
· 2001-05-30 - Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA - Palace Of Auburn Hills (22 songs)
· 2001-10-27 - New York, New York, USA - Madison Square Garden (20 songs)
· 2001-11-16 - Oakland, California, USA - Oakland Coliseum Arena (21 songs)
· 2001-11-19 - Los Angeles, California, USA - Staples Center (19 songs)

Vertigo Tour
· 2005-04-09 - San Jose, California, USA - HP Pavilion (23 songs)
· 2006-11-07 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia - Queensland Sports And Athletics Centre (22 songs)

360° Tour
· 2011-07-14 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - Lincoln Financial Field (25 songs)


All in all, we've found 4 different song(s) with Young Americans as snippet:

Angel Of Harlem, Bullet The Blue Sky, Elevation, Mysterious Ways



Young Americans lyrics

They pulled in just behind the bridge
He lays her down, he frowns
"Gee my life's a funny thing, am I still too young?"
He kissed her then and there
She took his ring, took his babies
It took him minutes, took her nowhere
Heaven knows, she'd have taken anything, but

All night
She wants the young American
Young American, young American, she wants the young American
All right
She wants the young American

Scanning life through the picture windows
She finds the slinky vagabond
He coughs as he passes her Ford Mustang, but
Heaven forbid, she'll take anything
But the freak, and his type, all for nothing
He misses a step and cuts his hand, but
Showing nothing, he swoops like a song
She cries "Where have all Papa's heroes gone?"

All night
She wants the young American
Young American, young American, she wants the young American
All right
She wants the young American

All the way from Washington
Her bread-winner begs off the bathroom floor
"We live for just these twenty years
Do we have to die for the fifty more?"

All night
He wants the young American
Young American, young American, he wants the young American
All right
He wants the young American

Do you remember, your President Nixon?
Do you remember, the bills you have to pay
Or even yesterday?

Have you been an un-American?
Just you and your idol singing falsetto 'bout
Leather, leather everywhere, and
Not a myth left from the ghetto
Well, well, well, would you carry a razor
In case, just in case of depression
Sit on your hands on a bus of survivors
Blushing at all the Afro-Sheeners
Ain't that close to love?
Well, ain't that poster love?
Well, it ain't that Barbie doll
Her heart's been broken just like you have

All night
You want the young American
Young American, young American, you want the young American
All right
You want the young American

You ain't a pimp and you ain't a hustler
A pimp's got a Cadi and a lady’s got a Chrysler
Black's got respect, and white's got his soul train
Mama's got cramps, and look at your hands ache
I heard the news today, oh boy
I got a suite and you got defeat
Ain't there a man you can say no more?
And, ain't there a woman I can sock on the jaw?
And, ain't there a child I can hold without judging?
Ain't there a pen that will write before they die?
Ain't you proud that you've still got faces?
Ain't there one damn song that can make me
break down and cry?

All night
I want the young American
Young American, young American, I want the young American
All right
I want the young American
Young American
Young American, young American, I want the young American
(I want with you, I want with you want)
All right
(You want it, I want you you, you want I, I want you want)
Young American, young American, I want the young American
(I want to want, to want, to want , to want I, I want you)
All right
(Lord I wanted the young American)
(young American)
Young American, Young American
I want the young American
















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