Drivin'

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Playing in bars, singing my songs

Ain’t been home for way too long

Been living in this van

Now I don’t give a damn

About being a star that can wait a while

Right now I need to see your smile

So I’m flying down this road

No time for going slow

 

And I’ll keep drivin’, til the midnight sky turns blue

Yeah I’ll keep drivin’, cause I’m dyin’ to get back to you

 

Last night was a sold-out show

Swore I saw you in the 2nd row

All I’ve been dreaming of

Is getting lost in your love

I’m just outside of Baton Rouge

Two hundred miles from holding you

It’s the middle of the night

Just me and the highway lights

 

And I’ll keep drivin’, til the midnight sky turns blue

Yeah I’ll keep drivin’, cause I’m dyin’ to get back to you

 

(Bridge) If I didn’t have you, to come home to

There’s no way I could do this

There ain’t nothing else, that I want to do

Then to get back to you and your sweet kiss

 

And I’ll keep drivin’, til the midnight sky turns blue

Yeah I’ll keep drivin’, cause I’m dyin’ to get back to you


Won't you Stay

The sunrise through the window

Lights the sadness on your face

I know your hearts’ as empty

As the day we found this place

 

You say I’m not to blame

You just need a change

 

What do I have to do, to get back the girl I knew

How can I make you see, all I want is you here with me

The truth is I’d do anything, if you won’t walk away

Won’t you stay

 

Maybe we should pack the car

And head on down the coast

Or sit right here and talk it out

Hold each other close

 

I’m just trying to find

A way to change your mind

 

What do I have to do, to get back the girl I knew

How can I make you see, all I want is you here with me

The truth is I’d do anything, if you won’t walk away

Won’t you stay

 

(Bridge) You say I deserve better than this

I should just let you go

But I don’t want anybody else

That’s all I know

 

What do I have to do, to get back the girl I knew

How can I make you see, all I want is you here with me

The truth is I’d do anything, if you won’t walk away

Won’t you stay


Nashville Girl

I saw her on the stage, at the Blue Bird Café

She was singing from her heart straight into mine

One song and I was hooked

She sang as pretty as she looked

Then she slipped out the back by the exit sign

 

I wish I woulda met her, when I had the chance

Now I can’t forget her, all I got was a glance

 

Do you know where I can find?

My Nashville Girl

With her six strings and curls

Is there room for me in her world?

My Nashville Girl

 

It’s been about a week, where could she be?

Maybe she’s singing tonight somewhere downtown

So I’m on my way to lower Broadway

I’ll hit every open Mic trying to track her down

 

Do you know where I can find?

My Nashville Girl

With her six strings and curls

Is there room for me?

My Nashville Girl

With her tattoos and curls

Is there room for me in her world?

My Nashville Girl

 

(Bridge) I’d been searching all night long

Then from the street I heard her song

I walked into that bar

She was rockin’ that beat up old guitar

Owning that room singing like a star

 

My Nashville Girl

With her six strings and curls

Is there room for me in her world?

My Nashville Girl

With her tattoos and curls

Is there room for me in her world?

My Nashville Girl


Backseat Love

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We use to drive to the edge of town

And watch the Jersey sun go down

You’d crank up a Springsteen song

Thunderoad all night long

 

No one was behind the wheel

But we were heating up the chrome and steel

 

When we were lying in the backseat

Parked up on a dark street

Fogging all the windows up

Kissing in the Summer heat

Tangled up in bare feet

Back when we couldn’t get enough

We were so crazy

In backseat love

 

I’d roll down the window to get some air

And wish I was the wind in your hair

By the midnight moon and the dashboard glow

We were holding each other like we’d never let go

 

In the rear view mirror underneath the stars

We were falling in love in that old car

 

We were lying in the backseat

Parked up on a dark street

Fogging all the windows up

Kissing in the Summer heat

Tangled up in bare feet

Back when we couldn’t get enough

We were so crazy

In backseat love

 

(Bridge) Tonight I pulled up to the old spot around one AM

And for a moment I wished things could be that way again

I know it's been years since we went our own ways

I wonder if you ever think back to the days

 

When we were lying in the backseat

Parked up on a dark street

Fogging all the windows up

Kissing in the Summer heat

Tangled up in bare feet

Back when we couldn’t get enough

We were so crazy

In backseat love


Right In The Middle 

Saturday night, together again

Not quite lovers, a little more than friends

I’m still not ready for you to meet my folks

But you’re so damn pretty and you get my jokes

 

It just doesn’t make much sense

For me to keep sitting on this fence

 

Right in the middle

Is not where I want to be

I like you more than a little

And I love the way you’re looking at me

Your eyes are talking

I think they’re trying to say

Only a fool would stay

Right in the middle, right in the middle with you

 

You’re easy to talk to, easy on the eyes

Tell me why do you keep talking, about some other guy

Is your heart torn, between left and right?

You won’t come over, but you text me at midnight

 

A girl like you is hard to find

Let’s not waste any more time

 

Right in the middle

Is not where I want to be

I like you more than a little

And I love the way you’re looking at me

Your eyes are talking

I think they’re trying to say

Only a fool would stay

Right in the middle, right in the middle with you

 

(Bridge) I can’t believe it took so long for us to see

I’m the right one for you, you’re the right one for me

 

We’ve been right in the middle

It’s not where we need to be

I like you more than a little

And I love the way you’re looking at me

Your eyes keep talking

I know they’re trying to say

Only a fool would stay

Right in the middle, right in the middle with you


Someone Else

I tried to keep you here with me

But you were restless as the wind

I could feel you changing but couldn’t see

We were coming to an end

 

I did everything I knew how to do

But I couldn’t find a way to you

 

So someone else gets to be with you now

Oh someone else gets to figure out how

To be the one that you can’t live with out

Oh someone else gets to be with you now

 

I wonder what you see in him

How he got inside your heart

Is he chasing down your every whim?

As crazy as they are

 

Sometimes I dream you’re still here with me

Then I wake up to the cold reality

 

That someone else gets to be with you now

Oh someone else gets to figure out how

To be the one that you can’t live with out

Oh someone else gets to be with you now

 

(Bridge) I hope you found what you’re looking for

And I hope someday I won’t want you anymore, want you anymore

 

Someone else gets to be with you now

Oh someone else gets to figure out how

To be the one that you can’t live with out

Oh someone else gets to be with you now

 

I tried to keep you here with me

But you were restless as the wind


One and the Same

You and me are carbon copies

Both like tea and don’t drink coffee

We don’t need too much excitement

Hanging round this old apartment

We can sit and talk for hours

Sipping on our Whiskey sours

Rainy days don’t make us gloomy

We’ll just watch a hundred movies

 

I’m a lot like you and you’re a lot like me

 

You and me baby we’re just two of a kind

What we have here is so hard to find

A perfect match by any other name

Yeah we’re two of a kind, but we’re one and the same

 

We’re so hooked on karaoke

Sing so bad you want to choke me

Cooking’s something we just don’t do

Late night Chinese food’s our go to

We love to hate the New York Yankees

Beat our Red Sox we get cranky

We are right where we belong

We’re both as quirky as this song

 

I’m a lot like you and you’re a lot like me

 

You and me baby we’re just two of a kind

What we have here is so hard to find

A perfect match by any other name

Yeah we’re two of a kind, but we’re one and the same

 

(Bridge) They say that there’s someone in this world for everyone

I never believed it, but when I found you, I knew it was true 

 

You and me baby we’re just two of a kind

What we have here is so hard to find

A perfect match by any other name

Yeah we’re two of a kind, but we’re one and the same


Wildest Dreams

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It was four cup mornings I was wound so tight

Had a thousand questions in the middle of the night

I was stickin to the script thinking that’s what everyone does

I had a decent job and it paid the bills

But truth be told it didn’t fill

This longing in my heart this aching in my bones

Hey maybe you’re right where I was

 

If you can’t complain and your wildest dreams have pretty much all come true

But your soul is crying and a part of you is dying to shake things up and try something new

If you’ve got everything you’ve ever wanted but there’s still a hunger in your gut

Hey maybe your wildest dreams ain’t wild enough

 

We spend our whole lives playing it safe

And before we know it we’re safe in our graves

We do what we should we settle for good

When we could be doing great things if we tried

I’m talking taking that chance you’ve kept secret for years

Spittin in the face of all of your fears

Faith over doubt I’m talking about

Showing up every day of your life

 

If you can’t complain and your wildest dreams have pretty much all come true

But your soul is crying and a part of you is dying to shake things up and try something new

If you’ve got everything you’ve ever wanted but there’s still a hunger in your gut

Hey maybe your wildest dreams ain’t wild enough


Anytime Anywhere

When I think of all the times I wasn’t there for you

I wish I could have been a better friend

Although I never meant to be a rock in your shoe

Truth is I tripped you up time and again

Remember back in college in our Freshman year

I was getting into trouble screwing up

You were the one who always set me straight

Now nothing you could ask would be too much

 

Anytime anywhere

Just say the word and I swear

In the broad daylight

Or the middle of the night

I’ll be there anytime, anywhere

 

I just heard you’re going through a tough time

And I might be the last one you would call

I just want to tell you, you can count on me

If you’re falling apart and your backs against the wall

 

Anytime anywhere

Just say the word and I swear

In the broad daylight

Or the middle of the night

I’ll be there anytime, anywhere

 

(Bridge) You’re gonna get through this

I’m not gonna let you quit

Don’t even think about it

No, No, No

 

Anytime anywhere

Just say the word and I swear

In the broad daylight

Or the middle of the night

I’ll be there anytime, anywhere


Pray for you

Pray for me

And I will pray for you

Stay with me

And I will stay with you

Sometimes we all just need someone

To help us through things we can’t overcome

So pray for me and I will pray for you

 

Don’t ever lose your faith, don’t ever lose hope

I’ll be there to tie the knot, when you’re at the end of your rope

And no matter how bad things get, the one thing that’ll get us through

Is knowing that you’ll pray for me and I’ll pray for you

 

I’ll talk to you

Will you talk to me?

I’ll walk with you

Will you walk with me?

Sometimes we all just need a friend

To help us find a way back from a dead end

I’ll talk to you, will you talk to me?

 

Don’t ever lose your faith, don’t ever lose hope

I’ll be there to tie the knot, when you’re at the end of your rope

And no matter how bad things get, the one thing that’ll get us through

Is knowing that you’ll pray for me and I’ll pray for you

 

(Bridge) In a world of uncertainty

The one thing I know is we

Are stronger together

 

Don’t ever lose your faith, don’t ever lose hope

I’ll be there to tie the knot, when you’re at the end of your rope

And no matter how bad things get, the one thing that’ll get us through

Is knowing that you’ll pray for me and I’ll pray for you


Emily

Back in the day all the boys came knocking

You’d like to tease em, you’d love em and leave em

A prom queen dream you had it all figured out

Everybody wanted a sip of your drink

A chance to see those pretty eyes blink

You were the girl no one could live without

 

Oh Emily, are you still living in the past

Oh Emily, can’t you see that star is fading fast

Oh Emily, didn’t anybody tell you the good times never last

 

Bet you’re looking at forty like its seventy-five

Searching for something, coming up with nothing

It’s like the time just slipped right through your hands

Do you still go down to the bars at night?

Wearing your dress a little too tight

Thinking you’ll find all the answers in a man

 

Oh Emily, are you still living in the past

Oh Emily, can’t you see that star is fading fast

Oh Emily, didn’t anybody tell you the good times never last

 

(Bridge) You’ve got your whole life ahead of you

To be who you want to be

So what you gonna do, what you gonna do Emily?

 

Oh Emily, are you still living in the past

Oh Emily, can’t you see that star is fading fast

Oh Emily, didn’t anybody tell you the good times never last