Highway Chile

Album: Are You Experienced? (1967)
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    His guitar swung across his back
    His dusty boots and it's his Cadillac
    A pavement here just a blowin' in the wind
    Ain't seen a bed in so long it's a sin

    He left home when he was seventeen
    The rest of the world he longed to see
    And everybody who knows was boss
    A rolling stone gathers no moss

    Now you probably call him a tramp
    But it goes a little deeper than that
    He's a highway chile

    Yeah
    Now some people say he had a girl back home
    Who messed around and did him pretty wrong
    They tell me it kinda hurt him bad
    Kinda made him feel pretty sad

    I couldn't say what went through his mind
    Anyway he left the world behind
    And everybody knows the same old story
    Another war you can't lose in glory

    Now you probably call him a tramp
    But I know it goes a little deeper than that
    He's a highway chile
    One more brother
    Yeah!

    His old guitar swung across his back
    His dusty boots and it's his Cadillac
    A pavement here just a blowin' in the wind
    Ain't see a bed in so long it's a sin

    Now you may call him a tramp
    But I know it goes a little deeper than that
    He's a highway chile
    Walk on brother
    Don't let no one stop ya

    Highway chile
    Yeah yeah yeah
    Highway chile
    Go on down the highway
    Highway chile
    Yeah yeah
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Comments: 2

  • Rc from Montpelier, VtLike A Rolling Stone came out 2 years before this, so if anything Hendrix was inspired by that, not the other way around.
  • Kevin from Los Angeles, Ca....a stereo version is on the Jimi Hendrix Experience box set...I think Chas was right in this case.
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