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Streets Of Baltimore
Dan Chusid '06

Streets Of Baltimore

Well I sold the farm to take my woman
Where she used to be
We left our kin and all our friends
Back there in Tennessee
And I bought those one way tickets
She had often begged me for
And they took us to the streets of Baltimore

Well her heart was filled with gladness
When she saw those city lights
She said the prettiest place on earth was
Baltimore at night
Well a man feels proud to give his woman
What she's longing for
And I kinda liked the streets of Baltimore

Then I got myself a factory job
I ran an old machine
And I bought a little cottage
In a neighborhood serene
And every night when I'd come home
With every muscle sore
She'd drag me through the streets of Baltimore

Well I did my best to bring her back
To what she used to be
Then I soon learned she loved those bright lights
More than she loved me
Now I'm a going back on that same train
That brought me here before
While my baby walks the streets of Baltimore
While my baby walks the streets of Baltimore

Words and Music by Tompall Glaser and Harlan Howard

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Cindi Smith23-Aug-2006 23:51
Love the image and the song behind it. Very well thought out! V
Victoria23-Aug-2006 21:02
Very bright capture.....this is superb
Jen Bixler23-Aug-2006 16:43
And sung beautifully by Gram Parsons!
Nice tribute to a faaabb-u-lous song!
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