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Run paint run run
Run paint run run
Run paint run run

Paint hears this and he begin to run
Electric black shadow runs ‘cross the sun

Run paint run run
Run paint run run

Hold holes in the world
The sun goes down, we’ll be done
You hoped
And you hopped
And you hopped
And you swung
There’s my baby standing at the gate
Waving, “Come, come.”
Paint hears this and he begin to run

Run paint run run

You got hot paint, and you’re havin’ fun
There’s my baby standing at the gate
Waving, “Come, come.”

Run paint run run

Paint hears this and he begin to run
Electric black shadow runs ‘cross the sun
Run paint run run
Run paint run run

When the sun goes down, we’ll be done paint done.
Run paint run run
Electric black shadow runs ‘cross the sun
Run paint run run
You hoped
And you hopped
And you hopped
Then you won.
Run paint run run

You gold plated monkey
You’re a hot devil sun
Run paint run run
Run paint run run

You better go by and you run and you run
You got hot paint and you swung and you swung
Run paint run run
And you hoped
And you hopped
And you hopped
And you swung
Run paint run run

You’re a hot devil’s sun
You ‘re a mean monkey,
You stuck out your tongue

Hope you have the winning ticket
When the race is done.

Run paint run run
Run paint run run
Run paint run run
Run paint run run

(1980)

Transcribed by Nathan Jorgensen.

This song is based on an earlier version known as Drink Paint Run Run recorded October/November 1971 as part of the Spotlight Kid sessions

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