Please come to Boston    (video)    (midi)

 

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1. Please come to Boston for the springtime,

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    I'm staying with some friends and they've got lots of room.

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    You can sell your paintings on the sidewalk,

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    near the front of a small café were I hope to be working soon.

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    Please come to Boston, she said, "No, boy, come on home to me."

 

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"Ramblin' boy, why don’t you settle down?

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Boston ain't your kinda town !

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There ain't no gold and there ain't nobody like me,

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I'm the number one fan of a man from Tennessee.

 

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2. Please come to Denver where the snow falls,

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    we'll move up in the mountains so high we can't be found

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    through "I love you" echoes down the canyon.

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    And we'll lie awake at night 'til they come back around.

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    Please come to Denver, she said, "No, boy, come on home to me."

 

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"Ramblin' boy, why don’t you settle down?

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Denver ain't your kinda town !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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There ain't no gold and there ain't nobody like me,

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I'm the number one fan of a man from Tennessee.

 

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    But this old driftin’ world keeps spinnin’ round,

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    I doubt if it's ever gonna stop,

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    ’cause of all the things I've lost or found,

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    and all that I ain't got, I still cling to somebody to sing to.

 

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3. Please come to L.A., we'll live forever,

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    the California life alone just seems so hard to bear.

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    I got  house that looks out over the ocean,

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    and there are stars that fell from the sky, and live upon the hill.

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    Please come to L.A., she said, "No, boy, get yourself home to me."

 

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"Ramblin' boy, why don’t you settle down?

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L.A ain't your kinda town !

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There ain't no gold and there ain't nobody like me,

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I'm the number one fan of a man from Tennessee.

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I'm the number one fan of a man from Tennessee.

 

(midi = capo 2nd) (Glen Campbell)