Centerfold Lyrics by The J. Geils Band


One Hit Wonders

The J. Geils Band

Centerfold Lyrics
Does she walk? Does she talk?
Does she come complete?
My homeroom homeroom angel
Always pulled me from my seat

She was pure like snowflakes
No one could ever stain
The memory of my angel
Could never cause me pain

Years go by I'm lookin' through a girly magazine
And there's my homeroom angel on the pages in-between

CHORUS:
My blood runs cold
My memory has just been sold
My angel is the centerfold
Angel is the centerfold
(Repeat)

Slipped me notes under the desk
While I was thinkin' about her dress
I was shy I turned away
Before she caught my eye

I was shakin' in my shoes
Whenever she flashed those baby-blues
Something had a hold on me
When angel passed close by

Those soft and fuzzy sweaters
Too magical to touch
Too see her in that negligee
Is really just too much

CHORUS (x2)

Na na na na na na na na na (x4)

(Now listen)
It's okay I understand
This ain't no never-never land
I hope that when this issue's gone
I'll see you when your clothes are on

Take you car, Yes we will
We'll take your car and drive it
We'll take it to a motel room
And take 'em off in private

A part of me has just been ripped
The pages from my mind are stripped
Oh no, I can't deny it
Oh yea, I guess I gotta buy it!

CHORUS (x2)

Na na na na na na na na na

(Alright alright)
(One two three four)

Na na na na na na na na na (x4)

CHORUS (x2)
(Na na na na na na na na na [to fade])
Writer: RICCO, LUIGI / ESCANO, PHILIPPE /
Copyright: Lyrics EMI Music Publishing, BUG MUSIC

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Centerfold Info:

• The song was Number 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 1982 for six weeks.

• It was written by the band's keyboardist Seth Justman.

Released: September 13, 1981


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