GUITAR TOWN TO A CITY OF IMMIGRANTS

FROM GUITAR TOWN TO A CITY OF IMMIGRANTS

SAD DECLINE INTO CUCKOLDRY


1985



Guitar Town

Hey pretty baby are you ready for me
Yeah it's your good rocking daddy down from Tennessee
I'm just out of Austin bound for San Antone
With the radio blasting and the bird dog on

There's a speed trap up ahead in Selma Town
But no local yokel going to shut me down
Because me and my boys got this rig unwound
And we've come a thousand miles from a Guitar Town

Nothing ever happened around my home-town
And I ain't the kind to just hang around
But I heard someone calling my name one day
And I followed that voice down the lost highway

Everybody told me you can't get far
On thirty-seven dollars and a Jap guitar
Now I'm smoking into Texas with the hammer down
And a rocking little convoy from the Guitar Town

Hey pretty baby don't you know it ain't my fault
I love to hear the steel belts humming on the asphalt
Wake up in the middle of the night in a truck stop
Stumble in the restaurant wondering why I don't stop

Well I got to keep rocking while I still can
I got a two pack habit and a motel tan
When my boots hit the boards I'm a brand new man
With my back to the riser I make my stand

And hey pretty baby won't you hold me tight
I'm loading up and rolling out of here tonight
One of these days I'm going to settle down
And take you back with me to the Guitar Town



2016 "Lampedusa Concert"



City of Immigrants

Livin’ in a city of immigrants
I don’t need to go travelin’
Open my door and the world walks in
Livin’ in a city of immigrants

Livin’ in a city that never sleeps
My heart keepin’ time to a thousand beats
Singin’ in languages I don’t speak
Livin’ in a city of immigrants
City of black, city of white, city of light, city of innocents
City of sweat, city of tears, city of prayers, city of immigrants

Livin’ in a city where the dreams of men
Reach up to touch the sky and then
Tumble back down to earth again
Livin’ in a city that never quits

Livin’ in a city where the streets are paved
With good intentions and a people’s faith
In the sacred promise a statue made
Livin’ in a city of immigrants

City of stone, city of steel, city of wheels constantly spinnin’
City of bone, city of skin, city of pain, city of immigrants

All of us are immigrants
Every daughter, every son
Everyone is everyone
All of us are immigrants
Everyone

Livin’ in a city of immigrants
River flows out and the sea rolls in
Washin’ away nearly all of my sins
Livin’ in a city of immigrants

City of black, city of white, city of light, I'm livin' city of immigrants

All of us are immigrants
Every daughter, every son
All of us are immigrants
Every daughter, every son

City of sweat, city of tears, city of prayers, livin' in a city of immigrants

Everyone is everyone
All of us are immigrants
Everyone is everyone
All of us are immigrants

City of stone, city of steel, city of wheels, livin’ in a city of immigrants

All of us are immigrants
Every daughter, every son
All of us are immigrants
Every daughter, every son

City of bone, city of skin, city of pain, city of immigrants

Everyone is everyone
All of us are immigrants
All of us are immigrants
All of us are immigrants

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