"Nutbush City Limits" as written by and Tina / Turner....
Sunshine blue skies please go away
The girl has found another and gone away.
With her went my future my life is filled with gloom
So day after day I stay locked up in my room.
I know to you, it might sound strange but I wish it would rain,

'Cause so badly I wanna go outside
But everyone knows that a man ain't supposed to cry
Listen, I gotta cry 'cause crying eases the pain,
Oh yeah, people this hurt I feel inside.
Words could never explain, I just wish it would rain.

Day in day out my tear-stained face
Pressed against the window pain,
My eyes search the skies desperately for rain,
Cause rain-drops will hide my tear -drops
And no one will ever know that I'm crying,
Crying when I go outside.
To the world outside my tears,
I refuse to explain, oh I wish it would rain,
Let it rain, let it rain.
I need rain to disguise the tears in my eyes.
Oh, let it rain.
I'm a man and I got my pride
Til' it rains I'm gonna stay inside and let it rain.

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"Nutbush City Limits" as written by Norman Whitfield Barrett Strong

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    General CommentThis song...no idea what its about.
    BUT WHO DOESNT LOVE 'THE NUTBUSH?' its so fun to dance to...
    a hit at every one of my parties...
    mcrsgerard_03on January 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthow can you not know what this song is about?

    Nutbush is a VERY small town in northwestern Tennessee, few miles away from Ripley. It's where Tina was born and grew up. This song is pretty much a description of it. Ironically, Nutbush is too small to really have city limits.
    Ian-samaon October 01, 2007   Link

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