"Made In America" as written by Richie Supa and Richard S Sambora....
Made in America, nineteen fifty nine,
Born down by the factories, cross the Jersey City line.
Raised on radio, just a jukebox kid,
I was alright.
Just a small town homeboy, with big dreams,
Following his conscience, in a world full of extremes.
Fresh outta high school, only seventeen,
I was alright.
Blinded by my vision, there was just no turning back,
Like a runaway train, life was steaming down the track.
You'd say I'd never made it out, but I kept on hanging on,
Every night I prayed to Jesus, and held my head up strong.
I was alright, I landed on my feet,
Made in America, I was brought up on the street.
My old man's independence, seemed good enough for me,
I was made in America, made in America.
Never cared much about politics,'til I was twenty one,
But I woke up when Lennon, found the wrong end of a gun.
He left his inspiration, before he said goodbye,
And we were alright.
We all lose our innocence, it's impossible to hold,
I didn't know it then, I had a pocket full of gold.
When I kissed those younger days goodbye, it almost broke my heart,
I was going through my growing pains, I was driving in the dark.
But I was alright, I landed on my feet,
Made in America, I was brought up on the street.
I'm facing up to freedom, and chasing down my dream,
I was made in America, yeah I was made in America.
Yeah we all lose our innocence, it's impossible to hold,
I just didn't know it then, I had a pocket full of gold.
When they said I'd never make it, I just kept hanging on,
And every night I prayed to Jesus, and I held my head up strong.
And I was alright, I landed on my feet,
Made in America, I was brought up on the street.
Facing up to who I am, chasing down my dream,
I was made in America, yeah I was made in America.
Made in America.



Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"Made in America" as written by Richie Supa Richard S Sambora

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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    General CommentNothing complicated in this song, its all about Richie!

    Made in America
    Nineten fifteen nine
    Born down by the factories
    Cross the Jersey City line

    u see, he just tell a little story about how he was raised up.
    Arashon June 01, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI absolutely love this man's music. Love. It.
    Nataliexoon February 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song! It's wonderful!

    'We all lose out innocence
    It's impossible to hold"

    Too true.

    And yes, the song is obviously about Richie!
    live4musicon March 25, 2006   Link

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