"San Francisco" as written by and Brett Dennen....
Go if you want to go
But I won't follow
Just so you know
Leave if you need to leave
But I won't be here
I wont be here when you come home

[Chorus]
I'm gonna to move to San Francisco
Look up some old friends
I'm gonna get me a navy pea coat
And an old Mercedes Benz

This old town it keeps shrinking
There's too many people in my junk
I'm gonna do a lot of drinking
Cause it don't hurt when I'm drunk

[Chorus]

I'm gonna rent me an old Victorian
Down in the Lower Haight
I'm gonna find me an old accordion
Play for the tourists on the golden gate

I'm gonna plant a garden
Paint my bathroom blue
I'm gonna try real hard
To get over you

[Chorus]

Here in the city life doesn't move so slow
There's plenty of good people I know
Up in north beach they drink spicy Italian liqueur
Down on market there's a lot of hobos and the hustlers

Down in Hayes Valley, there's a lot of real good restaurants
Deep in the tenderloin you can get anything you want
Over in the mission it's always a sunny day
It's a real good baseball town but my team is across the bay


Lyrics submitted by UncleJoe

"San Francisco" as written by Brett Dennen

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    General CommentJust really recently moved to San Francisco and by accident I stumbled into the music of Dennen a few days before leaving Europe. San Francisco being the first song to catch my attention it was my official tour guide to this beautiful town - awesome song and why, yes, the narrator of the song and me went to San Francisco for the same bloody reason. Not into Baseball yet but I did chose my place at North Beach on account of this awesome piece of music.
    UncleJoeon March 27, 2009   Link

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