4th of July
by X

Album: See How We Are (1987)
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  • She's waitin' for me
    When I get home from work
    Oh, but things ain't just the same
    She turns out the light
    And cries in the dark
    Won't answer when I call her name

    On the stairs I smoke a
    Cigarette alone
    Mexican kids are shootin'
    Fireworks below
    Hey baby, it's the Fourth of July
    Hey baby, it's the Fourth of July

    She gives me her cheek
    When I want her lips
    But I don't have the strength to go
    On the lost side of town
    In a dark apartment
    We gave up trying so long ago

    On the stairs I smoke a
    Cigarette alone
    Mexican kids are shootin'
    Fireworks below
    Hey baby, it's the Fourth of July
    Hey baby, it's the Fourth of July

    What ever happened I
    Apologize
    So dry your tears and baby
    Walk outside, it's the Fourth of July

    On the stairs I smoke a
    Cigarette alone
    Mexican kids are shootin'
    Fireworks below
    Hey baby, it's the Fourth of July
    Hey baby, Baby take a walk outside Writer/s: Dave Alvin
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Songtrust Ave
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • John from Los Angeles"Whatever happened, I apologize" SUCH a relationship line.
  • Patrick from Wahiawa, HiThis sounds like something Joseph Plumb Martin might have written after his Continental Army days and was a "working stiff civilian" again.;)
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