Rockin' Down the Highway

Album: Toulouse Street (1972)
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  • Got those highway blues, can't you hear my motor runnin'
    Flyin' down the road with my foot on the floor
    All the way in town they can hear me comin'
    Ford's about to drop, she won't do no more
    And i smell my motor burnin'
    Underneath the hood is smoke
    Can't stop, and i can't stop
    Got to keep on movin' or i'll lose my mind

    Oh, rockin' down the highway
    Oh, rockin' down the highway
    Oh, rockin' down the highway
    Oh, rockin' down the highway

    The highway patrol got his eyes on me
    I know what he's thinkin' and it ain't good
    I'm movin' so fast he can barely see me
    Gonna lose that man, i know i should
    I gotta kick in my pedal
    Make my ford move a little bit faster
    Can't stop, and i can't stop
    Got to keep on movin' or i'll lose my mind

    Oh, rockin' down the highway
    Oh, rockin' down the highway
    Oh, rockin' down the highway
    Oh, rockin' down the highway Writer/s: TOM JOHNSTON
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 4

  • Curious Onlooker from Melbourne, Australia I saw the Doobies live in 1981, Melbourne, Australia.

    Now, many years later, there’s nothing like driving over the speed limit, empty stretch of road ahead, and Rockin’ Down the Highway playing.
  • Ryan L Stone from Montgomeryville PaRockin' Down the Highway WAS released as single, on the flipside of 'Jesus Is Just Alright' WB 7661. It did not chart, but is still available.
  • Andy from Republic, Pa, PaThe Doobies are a deffinet influence on music. While with Michael they are good, Tom Johnston makes them sound fantabulous.
  • N from Staten Island, NyDefinitely a great 1970s "driving" song, from the days when gas was cheap and V8s ruled the road. Not for Prius owners. Also available on the CD "Best of the Doobies (Warner ctalog# 3112-2).
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