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(@nitetrapper)
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Copyright Date
24 May 2004
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A song about a country boy.Who thought the city life had everything untill he meets a homeless person.

writer Ken Lillie ©2004
V1
I left for the city.
Small town life was killing me.
Tales about the nightlife,
all the opportunities.

V2
Headed towards those buildings
That reached up thru the sky.
Walked along the highway,
When he caught my eye.

Chorus
Son, my name is Johnny.
Be a friend of mine.
If you got some dollars,
Buy me some red wine.
I'll tell you 'bout
this city life.
All you need to know.
Been living here
ten years now.
What you see,
Is what I own.

V3
Asked him where a fella
could find a place to stay.
He pointed at an alley.
There's room, if that's o.k.

V4
I just sat and wondered.
There's people with no homes.
No neighbors to call on
When there's trouble all alone.

V5
My city life was over
As fast as it began.
God sent me an angel,
Dressed up as an old man.

Chorus
Son, my name is Johnny.
Be a friend of mine.
If you got some dollars,
Buy me some red wine.
I'll tell you 'bout
this city life.
All you need to know.
Been living here
ten years now.
What you see,
Is what I own.

Back home to my small town
Where I've never been alone.

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 Musi
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Great song, i really liked it.

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(@nitetrapper)
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Thanks Musi Glad you liked it. Nite.................

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(@snoogans775)
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awesome, concise and emotional

as far as a name, I was thinking something along the "Johnny" themem like Johnny's song or a song for Johnny, or something like, "Johnny's first stop."

do you have an album yet?

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(@gmilam)
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very nice....

just a thought...What if you did vs 3 like this

V3
Asked him where a fella
could find a place to stay.
He pointed at an alley.
You can share my room, if that's o.k.

I like "City Life" as a title

Good writing!

I don't think I'm a lot dumber than you think that I thought I once was - White Goodman (Dodgeball)


   
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(@nitetrapper)
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Hi Snoogans,Glad to see your back around. I'm glad you liked the song . But I,m still stuck on a title. Thanks. Ken.............

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