took five days in Memphis but Memphis was taking me
So I drove to Chicago to study the city streets
I saw my girl my lover she said she'd wear my ring
But as I kept on walking to my back I could hear her sing
She sings

Big wheels lay you down
In the chords of another town
And you'll sing yourself to sleep
And if that mockingbird don't care for a single word
You'll just change your melody
You don't wanna leave
You don't wanna leave
Little Robby was a lover
But his picture was his biggest muse
He had all the gifts of heaven but he traded for a pair of shoes
And his girl she loved him but he never wanna let her in
So when I heard that he left her
I said Robby did you hear her sing?
She sing

Big wheels lay you down
In the chords of another town
And you sing yourself to sleep
And if that mockingbird don't care for a single word
You just change your melody
Cause you don't wanna leave
You don't wanna leave
You don't wanna leave
All right no no no oh oh oh

Well the night's busted open
On these two lanes to anywhere
There's a kiss on my cheek and it burns so I leave it there
And I step on the gas and something begins shake
It's my heart and it's singing, boy this is more than you can take

Yeah singing



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    Song MeaningI think this song is a about a guy that roams from town to town and in one town meets up with his past lover that he was going to marry but did not "Let her in" to his heart so she left him. She sings to him that while she knows that he moves from place to place and changes based on where he lives but that deep down in his heart he does not want to roam but have a home some where. At the end of the song what his past lover said sinks in and he sees that he does not want to leave.
    songofsongson July 02, 2009   Link

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