Album: Damn the Torpedoes (1979)
  • Well it was out in California
    By the San Diego sea
    That was when I was taken in
    And it left its mark on me

    Yeah she nearly drove me crazy
    With all those China joys
    And I know she really didn't mean a thing
    To any of those sailor boys

    Louisiana rain is falling at my feet
    And I'm noticing a change
    As I move down the street
    Louisiana rain is soaking through my shoes

    I may never be the same
    When I reach Baton Rouge
    South Carolina put out its arms for me
    Right up until everything went black

    Somewhere on a lonely street
    And I still can't quite remember
    Who helped me to my feet
    Thank God for a love that bottled
    The angel's remedy

    Louisiana rain is falling just like tears
    Running down my face
    Washing out the years

    Louisiana rain is soaking through my shoes
    I may never be the same
    When I reach Baton Rouge

    Well I never will get over
    This English refugee
    Singing to the Juke Box in some
    All-night Beanery

    Yeah he was eating pills like candy
    And chasing them with tea
    You should have seem him lick his lips
    At old black Molly B

    Louisiana rain is falling at my feet
    And I'm noticing a change
    As I move down the street

    Louisiana rain is soaking through my shoes
    I may never be the same
    When I reach Baton Rouge

    Louisiana rain is falling at my feet
    And I'm noticing a change
    As I move down the street

    Louisiana rain is soaking through my shoes
    I may never be the same
    When I reach Baton Rouge

    Louisiana rain, but it's falling just like tears
    Running down my face
    Washing out the years

    Louisiana rain is soaking through my shoes
    I may never be the same
    When I reach Baton Rouge Writer/s: Tom Petty
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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