Hudson Commodore

Album: Something More Than Free (2015)
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  • Time between the glory days and the golden years
    She did the work of twenty able men
    Sent Tommy off to school to be an engineer
    And Sarah went to try out all the sins

    She took to taking tea out in the Belvedere
    Bourbon in the evenings by the fire
    As if the Great Depression never made it here
    As if she had defeated her desire

    She just wanted to ride in a Delahaye 135
    She just wanted to ride in a Hudson Commodore
    No need to worry anymore

    A doctor then a lawyer then a Roosevelt
    Tried to take her underneath their wing
    Well, she was in her twenties in the Bible Belt
    Before she knew she didn't need a thing

    She didn't need their pity on a single girl
    She didn't need their help to raise the brood
    She wouldn't be returning to her daddy's world
    She didn't want a better attitude

    She just wanted to ride in a Delahaye 135
    She just wanted to ride in a Hudson Commodore
    No need to worry anymore

    She just wanted to ride in a Delahaye 135
    She just wanted to ride in a Hudson Commodore
    No need to worry anymore Writer/s: Michael Jason Isbell
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Nan Erdmann from North Shore Boston, Ma7/13/2021 Does anyone know if this woman is an historic person, a relative (like a great-aunt) or a fictional creation of Jason Isbell? I’d love to ride in one of the antique cars he mentions. Does anyone know if a person could ever ride in a Hudson Commodore NOW, through a museum, through a car club or in some other way?
  • Steve from WaShe didn't need their help to raise the brood.

    "Brew" doesn't rhyme, and it doesn't make sense. "Brood" as in the young ones.
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