Old 97's

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1. 504

I was playing every Monday on Burgundy in some shitty little bar. I was working on a novel called New Orleans Ain't No City - It's a Scar. The heroine does heroin, the hero wears his hair just like Th...

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2. Adelaide

Heaven I need drug; Her eyes are all but fixed upon her coffee cup; And looking down she tells you things are looking up; Take another slug; Heaven I had a dream; But now my lifes a nightmare of effic...

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3. Alone So Far

I watch, as it stops for a girl, A moment, elaborate and weak. I am easy in her midst, Why elaborate, when there's no need to? But I do, all night, My words ring like money off a bar. But she's here, ...

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4. Am I Too Late?

When you were just a little girl in Pine Bluff, Daddy disappeared without a trace. Now there's no more little girls in Pine Bluff, They all ran like tears out of this place. ; (Chorus); Am I too late;...

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5. Barrier Reef

The Empty Bottle was half empty, tide was low, and I was thirsty. Saw her sitting at the bar, you know how some girls are, Always making eyes, well she wasn't making eyes. ; So I sidled up beside her,...

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6. Bel Air

I've been lightin' matches in the boiler room, Wearing sulphur perfume. (Don't I smell nice?); You come sniffin' around just like you own the joint, You know it's rude to point. (Don't make me tell yo...

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7. Big Brown Eyes

Big brown eyes, and a gust of wind, And the cherry burns the corner of the page that says "The end; Is coming soon," but not soon enough. Restring all your guitars. Pack up all your stuff. ; 'Cause if...

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8. Bird In A Cage

I left you last night on the left coast; I'm writin' you a letter right now; The things that you do are rendering you; Something I can't live without; Maybe maybe I've got a pulse now; Maybe my heart'...

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9. Book Of Poems

Rowboat lightning I kissed her yeah it didn't mean a thing; Seems like years ago it was yesterday; Fire drill yell freeze don't hang around long face disease; I got a book of poems that's gonna set yo...

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10. Broadway

In a hotel room just off Times Square it's like a closet; I can watch the dancing class go round. In a hotel room that costs as much as my apartment; I can watch the working class go down. ; And it's ...

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11. Buick City Complex

Do you wanna mess around? Do you wanna spend the night? I've known both kinds of love; But I want to get it right this time; I don't wanna settle down; I don't want to make no plans; Exept for what I'...

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12. Busted Afternoon

There was a fine rain; There was a red wine; There was a long whistle; and it was a good sign; There was a band playin'; Somewhere off-screen; There was a girl sayin'; "Come clean."; CHORUS; In a drea...

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13. Can't Get a Line

can't get a line to telephone you; why you holing your company? I been moaning Oh! Lonesome Me; you made a pigeon of my heart; and I'd go anywhere to know you; take a long way coming back; be your yel...

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14. Crash On The Barrelhead

You're gonna crash on the barrelhead son; You'll regret the things that you done; One of these days you're gonna rue; All the messed up things you do; You're gonna die the way you live; And the way yo...

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15. Curtain Calls

In a western town, beneath the northern lights, where the pine trees pine for the fall of night, you believe in cards, you believe in signs; and I'll be leavin' soon, but I'm here tonight. ; On a moun...

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16. Dance With Me

Underneath...the foreign stars; And a foreign place where they don’t love you; I do tell in the pale moonlight; Your eyes are wide; And the band plays …; Everybody wants you; He takes your hand tender...

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17. Designs On You

Standin' on the corner of 6th and how to forget; Tryin' to do right by you all night, Annette. You can go ahead and get married; And this'll be our secret thing. I won't tell a soul except the people ...

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18. Desperate Times

alternate chording; Last night I dreamt of you, Abbie Hoffman peddling your books, I gave five bucks to you, the other kids just gave you dirty looks. I said "I'm sorry it didn't work out quite the wa...

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19. Doreen

(Hitchhike to Rhome lyrics. Minor variations found on Wreck Your Life.); When I first met Doreen; She was barely seventeen. She was drinking whiskey sours in the bar. ; The way she tossed 'em back; I ...

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20. Dressing Room Walls

I might have wound up in L.A. panning for gold; Found me a woman to warm up with when the water got cold; But I heard that there ain't no gold there; There's just line upon line of cocaine; I've been ...

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21. Drowning in the Days

I’ve been reading books when no one’s lookin’; I’ve been listenin’ to the sirens in the night; Robert says I’m goin' straight to hell, yeah; If I hang around here I just might. ; And I’d...

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22. Eyes For You

I've got eyes for you; And I keep them in a jar up in my room; When you walk in they open wide; Lids are gone, no place to hide; I've got eyes for you; I've got eyes for you; I've got lips for you; So...

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23. Firefly

You looked like my mother did when she was nineteen; not afraid to die; I started planning our future; but you were just nineteen; still a firefly; You got terrible vision; shoulda seen I was leavin' ...

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24. Four Leaf Clover

I got a four leaf clover. It ain't done one single lick of good. I'm still a drunk and I'm still a loser. I'm living in a lousy neighborhood. ; I got a real live horseshoe, And I hung it upside-down a...

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25. Going, Going, Gone

Gettinout of the house. I抦 gonna go for a ride, 慍ause I got me a five-o Ford; and the good Lord knows I tried; to make friends with you; and ev抮ything went wrong. Yeah, I抦 goinI抦 goinI抦...

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26. Hands Off

Hands off. I had a dream they took my hands off. Although you probably think that I'm soft boiled, I'm still in love with you. ; Girlfriend, don't sit 'round waiting for the world to end. I'll keep my...

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27. Holy Cross

You work for 37 years; Drivin' trucks, not shiftin' gears; He never got it in his head; To settle down, he'd never wed. ; He liked the river how it flowed. Unlike the breaker, never to explode. It had...

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28. House That Used To Be

Do you wanna wind up in a graveyard? Like a number on a scorecard. They're gonna wrap you up in corn silk; They're gonna cry like you were spilled milk. ; You'd better take another Quaalude; And get y...

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29. If My Heart Was A Car

I remember the Alamo, I don't recall who won; They had swords, they had horses, I hear we had mighty guns; Like the ones from Navarone last night on Channel 21; It's a long way back to El Paso. ; It w...

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30. Indefinitely

Well the room was Mediterranean and the meaning was two-; fold; We got busted by your mother though you're 29 years old; And the pictures wrapped in cellophane like sandwiches or; stamps; Burned holes...

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31. Jagged

What remains of the day remains to be seen; By the TV that we never turn on; Each other's enough I never had it so rough; Ever since I been gone; White noise swells in my head; Making me worry it's th...

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32. Just Like California

Just like California was not even there; Since it's gone I'm so withdrawn; I ain't got no one nowhere; Right beside the ocean my darlin' Clementine; Well the water got high and she never got dry and; ...

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33. King Of All The World

I was in a real bad way; When you turned the power on; And you made me feel for all the world; Like I was the king of all the world; I was on a window ledge; When you came upon me there; Everything wa...

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34. Let The Idiot Speak

There was a half a harvest moon up on the hillside; Our love is made almost entirely of downside; Who would have thought it could feel so much better then? Now there's a half a million things I wanna ...

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35. Lonely Holiday

It was a lonely holiday; I was alone -- you were away; In Fayetteville or in another state; There's so many towns I hate; When you leave me, it breaks me like a bone; But it's never as bad as when you...

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36. Mama Tried

Merle Haggard, Bluebook Music (BMI); First thing I remember knowin' was a lonesome whistle blowin'; And a young-on's dream of growing up to ride; On a freight train leaving town, not knowing where I'm...

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37. Melt Show

In the front row at the Melt show; I fell in love with you and that was three weeks ago. We fooled around, you let me have it for free. ; Yeah it worked out real nice; I showed you how to and you show...

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38. Miss Molly

Oh have you seen Miss Molly. Her cheeks are rosy red. Her lips are soft as satin and they taste like ginger bread. ; Oh. Oh. Oh. Me oh my Miss Molly, I'm in love with you. Me oh my Miss Molly won't yo...

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39. Murder (Or A Heart Attack)

And the hole; In the screen is barely big enough for you; And not near enough for me to go; And the whole damn complicated; Situation could've been; Avoided if I'd only shut the window; CHORUS:; And I...

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40. My Sweet Blue-Eyed Darlin'

This time is special for you; I don't think you ever fell for someone like i do; Every now and then I think of you; But this time is time for rock on; Hey do you remeber the time I took you after clas...

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41. Nervous Guy

In the court of our friends' opinion, In the right cut eyes of all our friends, In the way the phone goes dead, In the way you lose your head, I can see how this thing is gonna end. ; In the darkest h...

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42. Nineteen

Nineteen; Is not the age of reason. I didn't have a reason; For setting you free. ; I've seen; A lot of love go sour. But that's not our love. You see the problem was; I was only nineteen. ; Yeah, I w...

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43. Niteclub

Eighteen-hundred miles from this old nightclub; A girl is turning 22 today. How am I supposed to entertain you? My fingertips are useless when my mind's so far away. ; Eighteen-hundred miles from Manh...

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44. Old Familiar Steam

By the time you leave; I'll be saving all my green; For a homebound train to carry me; On old familiar steam. ; I wish you'd hurry up, And leave or come around. Well the moon is waning hard tonight. I...

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45. Oppenheimer

Me and this girl we've been falling in love; Beneath a quarter moon beneath a quarter moon; Me and this girl I've been living above; On a road called Oppenheimer; Tar on the roof there were stars in h...

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46. Over The Cliff

Words and Music by Jon Langford; Well I worked hard and I got lots of money; Well I tried hard but I don't wanna stay; Yeah I've seen too much trouble, I felt too much pressure bubble; I knew there ha...

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47. Question

She woke from a dream; Her head was on fire; Why was he so nervous? He took her to the park; She crossed her arms; And lowered her eyelids; Some day somebody's gonna ask you; A question that you shoul...

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48. Rollerskate Skinny

Roller skate skinny and the terrible twos; How can you have everything and nothing to lose; You and nobody see eye to eye; You're gonna wake up with a ghost instead of a guy; Bulletin board on the wal...

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49. Salome

Salome, uncross your heart; I know what goes on inside it's over before it starts; Well I'll stay all night, I'll wait right here; Full moon might work magic, girl but I won't disappear. ; And I'm tir...

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50. Singular Girl

Well you can tell it the radio; Tell it to the television; They are not listening; They are only machines; I could sit around all day; Worrying and wishing; I was one of them; So you can tell it to me...

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51. St. Ignatius

Outside St. Ignatius, outside of the law, You walk by so gracefully, I just stand in awe. You're a goddess. You're the hottest oddity I've found. We can go swimmin' in our skin and hope that we don't ...

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52. Stoned

Well I must have been stoned when this whole started, 'Cause I just can't seem to think straight anymore. ; Can't figure out where I'm at, maybe Memphis, maybe Mexico. I think you're swell but I ain't...

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53. Streets Of Where I'm From

I've been down, I've been down too far to care -; I keep getting in my car but I'm not going anywhere. And I've been had, well at least that's how it looks -; And it's not funny like on TV and it's no...

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54. The New Kid

Verse 1; The new kid, he’s got money; The money I deserve; He’s got the goods but he’s not good for his word; I should be rolling in it; Up in it working stuff; As for the justice no one knows where i...

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55. The Other Shoe

One old brown shoe falls in slow motion, And the bedsprings hover right above your head, As bed springs do, when you're beneath them. Someone else just climbed into your bed. ; By the time she thought...

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56. Timebomb

I got a timebomb, in my mind Mom. I hear it ticking but I don't know why. I call the police, but they don't like me. I hear 'em whispering when I walk by. ; I got a landmine in my bloodline. I'm not i...

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57. Tupelo County Jail

Come on and write, write, write me a letter; Send that letter by mail; Send that letter in care of; The Tupelo County Jail; Wish me the best of luck, Dear; There's no one here to my bail; Never been a...

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58. Up The Devil's Pay

I'm gonna tend a bad fire until you come around; I'd sing you real live love songs; If I could get the feeling down; I want to make you happy but the devil's out my way; So I'll just pack up everythin...

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59. Valentine

Heartbreak, old friend, goodbye it's me again. Of late, I've had some thought of movin' in. Of all the many ways a man will lose his home, Well, there ain't none better than the girl who's movin' on. ...

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60. Victoria (a.k.a. Victoria Lee)

This is the story of Victoria Lee, She started off on Percodan and ended up with me. She lived in Berkeley 'til the earthquake shook her loose. She lives in Texas now where nothin' ever moves. ; Victo...

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61. W-I-F-E

I've got my wife, the other women, and the whiskey killing me. The first two make it so that I see red. The third one makes it so that I can't see. If I had half a brain left after my debauchery, I'd ...

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62. W. Tx Teardrops

Well the roadmaps of west Texas never gave me good advice. The trains all roll where the roads don't go, now I lay awake at night, Just wondering where the rest is so I hit that iron gate, And I yelle...

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63. Weightless

Weightless; ; I reckon Heaven is a place; Where time is nonexistent, yeah; And the things that are important, yeah; Don't take any time at all; An awful lot like like outer space; Where everything is ...

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64. What I Wouldn't Do

your cracking up on a radio in a tunnel below the city; and i'm losing you 'cause you move too slow; and i'm wishing you could keep up with me; i'm in love with you but i don't know why it gets so com...

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65. What We Talk About

Well the hour is late for a visit on a whim; Well the hour is late for a quiet drunken talk; I don't begrudge you the anger in your voice; No I don't begrudge you anything at all; 'Cause I know...that...

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66. Wish The Worst

Why aren't you here? It's almost 4 am. I finished up all of your beer, Now I'm startin' on your gin. I went through your diary, flipped through your phone book -called all your friends. I just wanna k...

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67. Won't Be Home

You're a bottle cap away from pushing me too far; Well the problem's getting big and it's a compact car; So I won't feel so bad I did all I could do; Now I'm on wounded knee and we're at waterloo; So ...

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68. You Belong To My Heart

Augustin Lara, english lyrics by Ray Gilbert (APRS, BMI); You belong to my heart; Now and forever; Though our love had it's start; Not long ago; Well we were gathering stars; And a million guitars; Pl...

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