I thumbed my way from la back to knoxville I found out those bright lights aint where i belong From a phone booth in the rain i called to tell her I’ve had a change of dreams i’m comin’ home But tears filled my eyes when i found out she was gone Smokey mountain rain..
The show is over, the footlights are dim The roar of the crowd is faded again It’s just me and my eighty-eight ivory friend Playing for you. Maybe you’ve heard me on the radio Maybe he was with you and holding you close I can’t help but wonder if somehow you know I’m playing for..
I’ll take a long vacation I need a change of scenery I’ll see the sights, go out at night There’ll be no time for your memory I’ll get a new apartment Make friends that don’t know who you are ’cause when i’m through, i’m really through If i can just convince my heart Oh, but..
On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross The emblem of suffering and shame And i love that old cross where the dearest and best For a world of lost sinners was slain So i’ll cherish the old rugged cross Till my trophies at last i lay down I will cling to the..
Well, i’ve never been to new orleans I don’t even know what creole means But oh, i love the way they play and sing Down in the land of the voodoo queen. Oh, i love new orleans music Dixieland sweet jelly roll Oh, i love new orleans music I love it down to my soul…
Oh, now since you’ve been gone i’ve had time to myself I havn’t even tried to find somebody else When you told me you were leaving you know it almost came as good news It may sound funny but it’s true i think i’m better off with the blues. Listen, i must admit that i..