Sunset Grill

Album: Building the Perfect Beast (1984)
Charted: 22
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  • Let's go down to the Sunset Grill
    We can watch the working girls go by
    Watch the basket people walk around and mumble
    And stare out at the auburn sky
    There's an old man there from the old world
    To him, it's all the same
    Calls all his customers by name

    Down at the Sunset Grill
    Down at the Sunset Grill
    Down at the Sunset Grill
    Down at the Sunset Grill

    You see a lot more meanness in the city
    It's the kind that eats you up inside
    Hard to come away with anything that feels like dignity
    Hard to get home with any pride
    These days a man makes you somethin'
    And you never see his face
    But there is no hiding place

    Down at the Sunset Grill
    Down at the Sunset Grill
    Down at the Sunset Grill
    Down at the Sunset Grill

    Respectable little murders pay
    They get more respectable every day
    Don't worry girl, I'm gonna stick by you
    And someday soon we're gonna get in that car
    And get outta here

    Let's go down to the Sunset Grill
    Watch the working girls go by
    Watch the basket people walk around and mumble
    Gaze out at the auburn sky
    Maybe we'll leave come springtime
    Meanwhile, have another beer
    What would we do without all these jerks anyway?
    And besides, all our friends are here

    Down at the Sunset Grill
    Down at the Sunset Grill
    Down at the Sunset Grill
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Comments: 2

  • Bob from Upstate New YorkI can relate to the content of this song in so many ways. I see myself and many friends who fit nicely into the people described in the lyrics and in the mindset of why we are here, why we are still here, and the likelihood that we will still be sitting right here...same place, next year. Love Don Henley songs.
  • Lee from Southwest GeorgiaLove that sunset grill song
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