Lyric sheets: The Death of Elvis
Friday 11 July 1997
On the end of a Fool's Gold sandwich
At the bottom of Lonely Street
The King lay down in a golden gown
His courtiers at his feet
As a million televisions
Proclaimed that he was dead
The flapping stew of vultures grew
Around the royal bed
And this is what they said:
"He liked his food and firearms
A pig he was for sex
Took shots and pills for all his ills
Wore nappies for his kex
His blood was Coca-Cola
His heart was crystal meth
Ate Dilaudid for breakfast
Which likely caused his death."
And it's one for the money
Two for the money
Three for the money
And more for the money ...
And all this necrophilia
May never mean a thing
As fans of Elvis Presley,
Remember him as King
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