don't make me go to bakersfield



Posted by dunne on June 27, 19107 at 09:37:03:

don't make me go to bakersfield...


i'm all alone

just spinning my wheels

no truck stops, honky tonks

or back room deals

don't make me go to Bakersfield!!!


i'm feeling mighty "haggard"

the "buck" stops here

the roads are long and dusty

and i think i need a beer


all my friends have settled down

or they've disappeared

i'm preaching revolution

which is something they fear


miles of empty desert

and the sun beating down

meth labs and rodeos

a tired desperate town


don't make me go to bakersfield

where i sleep in that cheap motel

dream of home cooked meals

no truck stops, honky tonks

or back room deals

don't make me go to bakersfield!!!

-dunne
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