Owed T’ Alex lyrics

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Stupid heart, cupid heart
Where will you go from here?
Magnetic ring, magnetic draw
Ooh, what you got me into?
I’m a wolf, chrome craw
Leavin’ you now
– I’ll write ya, ma

Takin’ a putt up to Carson City

Well, if you hear me howlin’
Wehell, sittin’ pretty
Tasted nitty gritty
Puttin’ on into Carson City

Sparks, tattoos, two tats and a toot
Helmets, crosses, and a patch to boot
Engine hot, pipes burn white
Glad I’m not home tonight
Five miles back I took a spill
– Thought I almost paid my bill

Makin’ my putt to Carson City

Party time with the Jones-by-name
Ah, it’s a shame
Say, it’s a pity
Gotta put outta Carson City

Ha ha ha ha ha
Ha ha ha ha ha ha

(1976)

Transcribed by Richard Hibbert.

4 Comments

  1. gawd, I love this song.

    the riff

    the growl

    the slide solo…

    aah-ha-ha-ha….

    cheers to the capt and everyone he worked with.

    1. This is a great song that I’ve only come to appreciate today. In fact this whole album on North mostly since I first heard long ago. The flooring safe as milk in the spotlight kid etc. but this is a great great song.

  2. It’s about a dude who quit the band and moved back to his mother’s place.

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