Diner

Album: Black Sheep (1996)
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  • You might have seen one out in Minnesota
    Or maybe down by the sea in Sarasota
    But they were made back in Worcester Mass
    Of aluminum and bakalite and glass

    Like a locomotive they were streamlines
    And the blue prints were drawn up from a dream of mine
    Slap 'em up put 'em on the train
    Out to Michigan up to Maine

    You may find a diner down in Georgia or
    Carolina off the twenty by the piggly wiggly
    In the country out of Waynsboro

    Or when it's getting late and rainy out in New York State
    You hang a Louie off the through-way
    And you go and grab yourself a cheeseburger
    At the little gem diner off the six niner

    Diner my shiny shiny love
    In the night you're all I'm thinking of
    Diner my shiny shiny love

    The cruiser pulls in where the trooper's always stop
    As we dine over the chrome and formica table top

    The cashier she always squints
    By the gum and the bowl of mints
    She's tapping her toe
    To the Dean Martin on the consolette
    Booth service and a cigarette we're loving it so

    Side of fries a dollar
    Or the haddock plate two ninety five
    A rootbeer float a Pepsi
    And be sure to save some room for some apple pie
    Better make it a-la-mode

    Diner my shiny shiny love
    In the night you're all I'm thinking of
    Diner my shiny shiny love

    Dean Martin god rest his soul
    Talkin' to me from the cereal bowl
    There's a couple from the show me state
    Knockin' back a little meatloaf plate

    Diner my shiny shiny love Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Joe from Bellerose, NyI heard this song for the first time today and it truly made me smile. It is a complex yet extremely happy song and will make a welcomed addition to my IPOD.
    Thanks for the music!
  • Alvin from Sioux Center, IaHahaha. Awesome. I wish there were diners around here, or any type of family eating place, but we only have mcdonalds.
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