"Wanted Man" as written by and J. R. Bob Graves....
Wanted man in California,
Wanted man in Buffalo
Wanted man in Kansas City,
Wanted man in Ohio

Wanted man in Mississippi,
Wanted man in ol' Cheyenne

Wherever you might look tonight you might see this wanted man

I might be in Colorado,
Or Georgia by the sea
Working for some man who may not know at all who I might be

If you ever see me coming and if you know who I am
Don't you breathe it to nobody 'cause you know I'm on the lamb

Wanted man by Lucy Watson,
Wanted man by Jeannie Brown
Wanted man by Nellie Johnson,
Wanted man in this next town

I've had all that I wanted of a lot of things I've had
And a lot more than I needed of some things that turned out bad

I got sidetracked in El Paso,
Stopped to get myself a map
Went the wrong way in Pleura with Juanita on my back

Went to sleep in Shreveport,
Woke up in Abilene
Wonderin' why I'm wanted at some town half way in between

Wanted man in Albuquerque,
Wanted man in Syracuse
Wanted man in Tallahassee,
Wanted man in Baton Rouge

There's somebody set to grab me
Anywhere that I might be
And wherever you might look tonight
You might get a glimpse of me

Wanted man in California,
Wanted man in Buffalo
Wanted man in Kansas City,
Wanted man in Ohio

Wanted man in Mississippi,
Wanted man in ol' Cheyenne

Wherever you might look tonight you might see this wanted man


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"Wanted Man" as written by Rick Vincent Bill Shore

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, MIKE CURB MUSIC

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    General CommentIts about being on the run... on an ovious levle, could be another meaning thats esceped me... *shuts up*
    CryingFromMyWriston May 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWow... first I thought what the guy before me said was true about this song being a wanted man on the run. Then I listened again about driving through Jaurez with Jaunita on my lap and now think this song might be about Bob Dylan getting laid every place he goes cause he's so popular every town he comes across playing music there are women that want him. What do you think?
    slayerplayer01on September 27, 2013   Link
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    General Commentlisten to Johnny Cash's cover of this
    its way better
    tho that only my opinion, i could be right or wrong cuz ur gonna find Cash and Dylan in umm heaven or the grand canyon or something
    of course bob still has to die

    why are the booing him? stupid english people :P
    Elroseon July 23, 2006   Link

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