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1952 Vincent Black Lightning Richard ThompsonAdded by: ARH3
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ASays Red Molly, to James, "Well that's a fine motorDbike.
A girl could feel special on any such Alike."
Says James, to Red Molly, "My hat's off to Dyou.
It's a Vincent Black Lightning, 195A2.
And I've Eseen you on the corners and Dcafes, it Aseems.
Red Ehair and black leather, my Dfavorite color Ascheme."
And he Bmpulled her on beDhind,
And down to Boxhill, they did Aride.
ASays James, to Red Molly, "Here's a ring for your right Dhand.
But I'll tell you in earnest I'm a dangerous Aman;
For I've fought with the law since I was sevenDteen.
I've robbed many a man to get my Vincent maAchine.
And Enow I'm twenty-one years, I Dmight make twenty-Atwo.
And I Edon't mind dyin' but for the Dlove of Ayou.
But if Bmfate should break my Dstride, then
I'll give you my Vincent, To ARide."
A"Come down Red Molly, " called Sargent McDQuade.
"For they've taken young James Aidee for Armed RobbeAry.
Shotgun blast hit his chest, left nothing inDside.
Oh, come down, Red Molly, to his dying bedAside."
When she Ecame to the hospital, there Dwasn't much Aleft.
He was Erunnin' out of road. He was Drunnin' out of Abreath.
But he Bmsmiled, to see her Dcry.
And said, "I'll give you my Vincent. To ARide."
ASaid James, "In my opinion, there's nothing in this Dworld
Beats a '52 Vincent and a Redheaded Agirl.
Now Nortons and Indians and Greavses won't Ddo.
Oh, they don't have a Soul like a Vincent '5A2."
Well he Ereached for her hand and he Dslipped her the Akeys.
He said, E"I've got no further Duse...for Athese.
I see EAngels on Ariels in Dleather and Achrome,
ESwoopin' down from Heaven to Dcarry me Ahome."
And he Bmgave her one last kiss and Ddied.
And he gave her his Vincent to Aride.