JOHN DENVER lyrics - All Aboard!

On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe

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(Mercer/Warren) Do you hear that whistle down the line, I figure that it's Engine #49, She's the only one that'll sound that way on The Atchison, Topeka and The Santa Fe. See the old smoke rising round the bend, I reckon that she knows she's gonna meet a friend. Folks around these parts set the time of day From on The Atchison, Topeka and The Santa Fe. Here she comes, whoo oo oo oo, hey Jim, you better get the rig. Whoo oo oo oo, she's got a list of passengers that's pretty big. And they'll all want a lift to Brown's Hotel, 'cause lots of them been traveling for quite a spell all the way from Philadelphia on The Atchison, Topeka and The Santa Fe. All aboard, all aboard, oo oo oo. Let her rip, let her rip, Mr. Engineer, Gotta go, gotta go far away from here. While the man at the fire shovels in the coals, stick your head out the cab and watch the drivers roll. See the towns and the roads go a whizzing by, Fare thee well Laramie and Rocky Mountain High, Yes sirree, here we are, going all the way, mustn't quit till we hit California. See the old smoke rising round the bend, I reckon that she knows she's gonna meet a friend. Folks around these parts set the time of day From on The Atchison, Topeka and The Santa Fe.

I'm Nobody's Baby

JUDY GARLAND "Always Chasing Rainbows"
On The Atchison, Topeka and The Santa Fe Judy Garland - words by Johnny Mercer, music by Harry Warren - introduced by Judy Garland in the 1945 MGM film The Harvey Girls - lyrics as recorded by Judy Garland September 10, 1945 on Decca 23458 (78 r.p.m. single) What a lovely trip I'm feeling so fresh and alive And I'm so glad to arrive It's all so grand It's easy to see you don't need a palace To feel like Alice in Wonderland Back in Ohio where I come from I've done a lot of dreamin' and I've travelled some But I never thought I'd see the day When I ever took a ride on the Santa Fe (wanna take a ride on the Santa Fe) I would lean across my window sill And hear the whistle echoin' across the hill Then I'd watch the lights till they fade away On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe What a thrill (what a great big wonderful thrill) With the wheels a-singin' westward ho Right from the day I heard them start 'Cross the Kansas plains from New Mexico I guess I've got a little gypsy in my heart When I'm old and grey and settled down If I ever get a chance to sneak away from town Then I'll spend my busman's holiday On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe All aboard! (we came across the country lickety-split) (rollin' ninety miles an hour) I can't believe I'm here at last Woo-oo-ooo! (when you go travellin', it's best for you to take the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe!) I can't believe that anything could go so fast Then you pull that throttle, whistle blows A-huffin' and a-puffin' and away she goes All aboard for California*, hey! On the Atchison (on the Atchison) On the Atchison, Topeka (on the Atchison, Topeka) On the Atchison, Topeka (on the Atchison, Topeka) On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe!

No Man's Land

JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY "John Michael Montgomery"
That house on the hill is long gone. Now she's living in a trailer with an AstroTurf lawn. Got three little kids and no one to help. Trying to be Momma and Daddy all by herself. It's hard to hold down the fort when you're holdin down a job, she'd rob Peter to pay Paul, but he's already been robbed. She gets the food on the table, the clothes off the line. She'd break down and cry but she doesn't have time. [Chorus] She's gotta be strong, life goes on, though it's nothin' like she had planned. She's gonna be okay, gonna find a way, living in no man's land. Every now and then late at night she thinks of how it would feel to hold someone tight. And there's a guy down at work who keeps callin' her up. But she ain't ready for none of that stuff. She's still sifting through the ashes of a love that's been and gone, looking for a clue, trying to find out what went wrong. It ain't always easy, but she knows she's gotta try every time she looks in her babies' eyes. [Chorus]

Breathe

ANGIE MARTINEZ "Up Close & Personal"
[Angie Martinez] Yo, yo, yo, uhh, uhh, yo, yo, whoo whoo whoo whoo, yo, uhh, hey! Sometimes you gotta, catch yo' breath and, all the time you gotta watch yo' step and, catch me all on yo' neck, stressin' 'bout 'What you doin' next' And I ain't got much left; tolerance wit' the hoop-la La jodienda no se para nunca, yeah They give it to you but I, keep it movin' while I'm runnin' wit' the rap race But I need a little damn space, to breathe I gotta just do me; why I always gotta be sexy huh Would you mind when you spill it like me In a pair of Air Max sweat pants hoodie huh Would ya, get off my back, c'mon, let a nigga relax Cause I'm, all woman now, hear me roar Right now I'm 'bout to hit the door, so I can parle', it's my day, 'bout to pick up my girls at the highway Gotta get away, gotta do it now, gotta walk into the sun, ah ah ah [Chorus: Angie Martinez + La India] Gotta be free, gotta do me Gotta get away, get away Gotta gimmie some time to breathe Gotta walk into the sun, ah ah ah C'mon ladies come ride wit' me Gotta get away, get away Gotta relax your body! Gotta walk into the sun, ah ah ah I just really need some time to ease my mind and let my spirit gooo! [Angie Martinez - over end of Chorus] Gonna fly.. c'mon.. How many women cook and clean, wash the clothes work a job, come home - mop the floors, watch the soaps Nah, no time for that, besides, Young And The Restless is kinda wack Plus thats that time you can be in the gym, gettin' ya legs tight, gettin' ya head right Doin' it every night in summer time almost You wanna ass lookin' firm when they come up close One of single mother types wit' a couple of kids Nuttin' come before them, don't give a fuck who it is You a proud ass woman, never cry for help Been doin' it for years all by yourself For cryin' out loud, can ya get your props Wanna pull your hair out cause the shit don't stop and, ya nigga wanna stress, gettin' no rest Takin' no breaths, it's PMS Wanna know when do I get my day Wanna pick up my girls at the highway Gotta get away, gotta do it now, gotta walk into the sun, ah ah ah [Chorus] [La India] Yo necesito un poco de paz.. en mi vida! Necesito un poco de paz.. en mi vida! Some times a girl just wants to be free from what you think of me baby please get up off my back and give a girl some space because we're livin' in a big bad place I just really need some time to have a little piece of mind and breathe, breeeaathe!

Tightrope

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA "A New World Record"
They say some days you're gonna win, They say some days you're gonna lose. I tell you I got news for you Your losin' all the time you never win If you believe that's how it's gonna be I'd better put you down Get off your tightrope up there come down on The ground you gotta save me now, You better turn around. When I looked around, I was heading down. Won't somebody throw me down a line. They say some days you gotta give-- They say some days you gotta take-- If that's the way it's gotta be, Roll it over and you will see. The city streets are full of people going nowhere making time. The change from night to day is really only hours, It's just along the line can't you see the sign When I looked around, I was heading down, Won't somebody throw me down a line. I want to look you straight in the eye, I want to tell you how I really feel, I can feel the wheels turnin' round, Won't somebody throw me down a line The city streets are full of people going nowhere making time, The change from night to day is really only hours It's just along the line, can't you see the sign When I closed my eyes, I was so surprised Somebody had thrown me down the line--stopped me drownin' Somebody had thrown me down a line.

Say Hey There

ATMOSPHERE "Happy Clown Bad Dub 8 / Fun EP"
[Verse 1] What ya gonna do? Slam Doors? Break a glass? Maybe pass out on the kitchen floor with your naked a#$? She still makes time to hate me But basically I'm overbooked no emotional vacancy Complacency seems so simple Like f#*k it, let me be the one you fight and call mister right It's an addiction bound to stick around Cause a junky won't bounce till he hits the ground These drugs ain't as good as we wish they were This buzz doesn't keep us from missin her And that love that built all of this emphasis Spilled enough guilt to kill Electra and Oedipus It's easier to leave it there Each time I see your tears makes me need a beer to relieve the fear I wanna keep a clear sky and fly away like a meteor Outa here, maybe next year I'll reappear [Chorus] I say hey there, we don't play fair You can't stay here, I hope you take care [4X] [Verse 2] Sometimes you make me feel like such a [email protected] That even I'm convinced that I'm the one that's sick You can fuss and bitch, you can cut your wrist Or you can choke on that blood from the tongue you've bit And when you acted up, best believe I blessed you back I've got a fucking fan base that can attest to that I'm returning this bleeding hearts club membership card Cause I want no motherfuckin part of it We're just two dogs on all fours It's a tug of war for who loves you more Blame it on tours or locked bathroom doors Or maybe it's cause my voice was louder than yours And I'll be damned if I do this for forever Everybody lookin at me like I don't know better Instead I gotta run if I'm ever gonna forget her Cause I've always been a go-getter [Chorus] [Verse 3] And now I got a head full of better off dead I followed down them steps, and slept in the wrong bed If I had a breath of self-respect left I'd set fire to the box spring to help it catch wreck Let these ashes represent the mattress Director left the set but nobody told the actress So she's still actin as if we scheduled a practice And my soundtrack is compromising her theatrics You remind me of me, it's not a compliment, get your song on Who you trying to be? I've got no tolerance left for drama You would like to go free, jump off the fence, let your claws out You remind me of me, run from all of them till they all gone Then here we go again with my threats to leave Like I've ever left a she who wouldn't let me breathe Instead I kept it deep enough to get you to believe That I'm incapable of escaping and setting you free Well I'ma open up that map and see the nation Call it vocation, call it a vacation You can find me at the airport waiting Or maybe I'll be chain smoking down at the train station With the pose of a mack and my clothes in a sack Gotta go and I don't know when I'll be back Get my last pay check, smash and make steps Gone, on the run with Kool G. Rap in the tape deck [Chorus X2]

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