Small town    (video)

 

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1.      Well, I was born in a small town,

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    and I live in a small town,

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    prob’ly die in a small town, oh, those small communities.

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    All my friends are so small town,

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    my parents live in the same small town,

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    my job is so small town, provides little opportunity.

 

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2.     Educated in a small town,

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    taught the fear of Jesus in a small town.

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    Used to daydream in that small town,

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    another boring romantic, that’s me.

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    But I’ve seen it all in a small town,

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    had myself a ball in a small town.

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    Married an L.A. doll and brought her to this small town,

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    now she’s small town just like me.

 

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+  No, I cannot forget, where it is, that I come from, 

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    I cannot forget the people who love me.

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    Yeah, I can be myself here in this small town, 

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    and people let me be just what I want to be.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3.     Got nothing against a big town,

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    still hayseed enough to say, look, who’s in the big town.  

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    But my bed is in a small town, oh, and that’s good enough for me.

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    Well, I was born in a small town,

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    and I can breathe in a small town,

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    gonna die in this small town, oh, that’s prob’ly where they’ll bury me.

 

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(orig. = capo 4th)   (John Cougar Mellencamp)