"Neon Moon" as written by and Ronnie Dunn....
When the sun goes down
On my side of town
That lonesome feeling
Comes to my door
The whole world turns blue

There's a rundown bar
Cross the railroad tracks
I've got a table for two
Way in the back
Where I sit alone
And think of losing you

I spend most every night
Beneath the light
Of this neon moon

Now if you lose your one and only
There's always room here for
The lonely
To watch your broken dreams
Dance in and out of the beams
Of a neon moon

I think of two young lovers
Running wild and free
I close my eyes
And sometimes see
You in the shadows
Of this smoke-filled room

No telling how many tears
I've sat here and cried
Or how many lies
That I've lied
Telling my poor heart
She'll come back someday

Oh, but I'll be alright
As long as there's light
From a neon moon

Oh, if you lose your one and only
There's always room here for
The lonely
To watch your broken dreams
Dance in and out of the beams
Of a neon moon

The jukebox plays on
Drink by drink
And the words of every sad song
Seem to say what I think
And this hurt inside of me
Ain't never gonna end

Oh, but I'll be alright
As long as there's light
From a neon moon

Oh, if you lose your one and only
There's always room here for
The lonely
To watch your broken dreams
Dance in and out of the beams
Of a neon moon

Watch your broken dreams
Dance in and out of the beams
Of a neon moon

Oh, watch your broken dreams
Dance in and out of the beams
Of a neon moon


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"Neon Moon" as written by Ronnie Dunn

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    General Commenthonestly not a big fan of (many) country songs, but THIS song is by far one of the greatest (country/pop) songs ever written. It reminds me of when I was a kid and me and my wife were just going out. Man, breakups are hard. We eventually got married, but being out without your woman missing her is the most difficult thing a man can try to pretend not to be doing. And somehow, to me anyway, the moon brings a sort of lonesome comfort when you're hurtin'. Beautiful lyrics. I know, sounds gay but hey, I'm a musician. I feel this shit.
    convinceon November 26, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti think "neon moon" reffers to a sign in the bar maybe... cause he says he's in a bar...
    Hollister_Babeon November 04, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIf the neon moon is a bar sign, your broken dreams may be represented by cigarette smoke in the air. Which would drift between the blubs of the sign.
    Horsepower844182on December 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYup . Missing your babe in a country bar. B&D is better than Garth brooks. Amazing lyrics, awesome to dance too
    Stefanem20904on October 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentA song about a guy feeling down in the dumps in a bar. The neon light being the neon lights in the bars I'm guessing. You know, beer signs, etc.
    elizavetaon February 24, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthere is also a bar in fort worth,tx called the Neon Moon Saloon. could/couldn't be referencing that. just a fun little fact!
    theirishdonon September 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love this song! Then again, I love country music in general. Very well writen.
    braileknoweron April 23, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSign if you want real country back: petitionspot.com/petitions/fixcountrymusic/
    shadowkats3on July 06, 2010   Link
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    General CommentNeon moon is a song about a bar in Ruston LA home of Louisiana Tech University the bar which has been shut down for 4 years now was called Stowes kix went to louisiana tech and played football there and would often go to this bar with his classmates and friends neon moon refers to the "moon" which sometimes when you walk out of the bar is right in front of you bright and almost neon looking the bar is right on the other side of the rail road tracks and they always had a table for 2 way in the back. i
    captaustin01on August 18, 2011   Link

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