I Felt Like A Gringo

Album: Buzz or Howl Under the Influence of Heat (1983)
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  • a ton of white boy guilt, that's my problem -
    obstacle to joy (one reason for drugs)
    slept on a mexican beach, slept in trash
    (american trash) thinking too much can ruin a good time.
    I asked a mexican who
    ran a bar for americans "who won"
    I said "the election?" he laughed and I felt
    like a gringo - we paid for a song and they had fun with us.
    why can't you buy
    a good time? why are there soldiers in the streets?
    why did I spend the fourth
    in someone else's country?

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