Tulsa Time

Album: Backless (1978)
Charted: 30
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  • Well I left Oklahoma
    Driving in a Pontiac
    Just about to lose my mind
    I was going to Arizona
    Maybe on to California
    People all living so fine
    My momma called me crazy
    My baby said I'm lazy
    Gonna show em all this time
    Cause you know I ain't no fooling
    I don't need no more damn school
    Want to just walk the line

    Living on Tulsa time
    Living on Tulsa time
    Gonna set my watch back to it
    Cause you know me, I've been through it
    Living on Tulsa time

    So there I was in Hollywood
    Thinking I was doing good
    Talking on the telephone line
    They don't want me in the movies
    Ain't nobody sing my song
    Momma says my baby's doing fine
    So then I started thinking
    And I got to weaken
    I really had a flash this time
    I had no business leaving
    Ain't nobody would be grieving
    Seen I'm on Tulsa time

    Living on Tulsa time
    Living on Tulsa time
    Gonna set my watch back to it
    Cause you know me, I've been through it
    Living on Tulsa time Writer/s: Daniel W. Flowers
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Damon Wolf from Las VegasI think it will be Tulsa Time in a couple hours....
  • Wil from Atlanta, Gajoel duke is the real writer of tulsa time
  • Mista B from Tulsa, OkEric plays this song because of his connection to Tulsa itself. During the early to mid 1970's he made several trips to Tulsa to jam and record with area musicians, several of which ended up on albums and tours, among them Leon Russel. This song is also on the Crossroads Festival from Chicago concert.
  • Stefanie from Rock Hill, ScI thought this was written by J.J. Kayle for some reason. I guess not.
  • Ben from Pensacola, FlSimply put, a GREAT song.
  • Adam from Beaver Falls, PaThere's a video of this from the ARMS Concert in 1984 with former Yardbirds Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page and Eric himself all playing guitar along with Rolling Stone Bill Wyman on bass.
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