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Artist/Band: Mark Knopfler
Lyrics for Song: Portobello Belle
Lyrics for Album: Other Songs - Mark Knopfler



Bella donna's on the high street

Her breasts upon the off beat

And the stalls are just the side shows

Victoriana's old clothes

And yes her jeans are tight now

She gotta travel light now

She's gotta tear up all her roots now



She got a turn up for the boots now

Yeah she thinks she's tough

She ain't no english rose

But the blind singer

He's seen enough and he knows

Yes and he do a song

About a long gone Irish girl

Ah but I got one for you Portobello Belle



She sees a man upon his back there

Escaping from a sack there

And bella donna lingers

Her gloves they got no fingers

Yeah, the blind man singing Irish

He get his money in a tin dish

Just a corner serenader

Upon a time he could have made her, made her

Yeah, she thinks she's tough

She ain't no english rose

Ah, but the blind singer

He's seen enough and he knows

Yes and do a song

About a long gone Irish girl

Ah but I got one for you Portobello Belle



Yes and the barrow boys are hawking

And a parakeet is squawking

Upon a truck there is a rhino

She get the crying of a wino

And then she hear the reggae rumble

Bella donna's in the jungle

But she is no garden flower

There is no distress in the tower

Oh, bella donna walks

Bella donna taking a stroll

But she don't care about your window box

Or your button hole

Yes and she sing a song about a long gone Irish girl

Ah but I got one for you Portobello Belle


Album Lyrics: Other Songs - Mark Knopfler


Mark Knopfler
"Other Songs - Mark Knopfler"


1. A Walk In Paris
2. Alison
3. All That I Have In The World
4. All the road running
5. Angel Of Mercy
6. Annick
7. As Low As It Gets
8. Badges, Posters, Stickers, T - Shirts
9. Be Mine
10. Beachcombing
11. Belle starr
12. Bewildered
13. Beyond my wildest dreams
14. Blues Clair
15. Blues Stay Away From Me
16. Boomtown [Variation Louis' Favourite]
17. Boulder To Birmingham ( Emmylou Harris )
18. Brats
19. Camerado
21. Communiqué
22. Congo Square
23. Cool Drink Of Water Blues
24. Creole Angel
25. Do Right To Me Baby (Do Unto Others)
26. Donkey Town
27. Down To The Waterline
28. Fade To Black
29. Fear And Hatred
30. Finale: Last Exit To Brooklyn
31. Fireswamp And The Rodents Of Unusual Size
32. Florin Dance [Instrumental]
33. Follow Me Home
34. Follow The Ribbon
35. Freeway Flyer
36. Going Home [Theme Of The Local Hero]
37. Heavy Fuel
38. How Long
39. I dug up a diamond
40. If I Had You
41. If this is goodbye
42. Industrial Disease
43. Iron Hand
44. It Never Rains
45. Just one time
46. Kingdom Come
47. Lady Writer
48. Les Boys
49. Let's See You
50. Lions
51. Lost On The River
52. Love And Happiness
53. Mademoiselle Will Decide
54. Metroland Theme
55. My Claim To Fame
56. My Parties
57. News
58. No Wonder He's Confused
59. Occupation Blues
60. One more matinee
61. One Way Gal
62. One World
63. Peaches
64. Planet Of New Orleans
65. Portobello Belle
66. Pyroman
67. Railroad Worksong
68. Red staggerwing
70. Ride Across The River
71. Right now
72. River Of Grog
73. Rollin' on
74. Romeo And Juliet
75. Run Me Down
76. Setting Me Up
77. Single Handed Sailor
78. Six Blade Knife
79. Small Potatoes
80. Solid Rock
81. Storybook love
83. The Long Highway
84. The Man's Too Strong
85. The Next Time I'm In Town
86. The Way It Always Starts
87. There will be some changes made
88. This is us
89. Ticket To Heaven
90. Tous Les Garaons Et Les Filles
91. Tralala
92. Two Young Lovers
93. When It Comes To You
94. Where Do You Think You're Going?
95. Why Worry
96. Yankety Axe
97. You & Your Friend
98. Your Own Sweet Way
99. Your Perfect Song
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