Andy went back to school
He got sick of Newbury Comics
Aaron still rides a lot,
Except now he's just fatter

Alex took over for Alex Van Halen,
After his major surgery
Jon, well, he got married to Laura
And I teach their kid in first grade

Thought I saw you on the road last night
I need to get my eyes checked
Can't believe I love something as yellow as you
"He's gone so deal with it man."

"Wait, afer all, he did get us
Across the world and back."
Weren't you parked at the station?
I need to rub my eyes

We keep your door like
It's a postcard from you from camp
Maybe we'll see you in a junkyard soon
Oh man I really hope not
Maybe you're in auto heaven
Oh man I really hope so
Now it's all the same.

Lyrics submitted by AllStarMe, edited by SoBrokenHearted

"King Of The Road" as written by Jon Hendricks Count Basie

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    General CommentI know this song was already posted, but i just rewrote the lyrics so they're easier to read ... this song, by the way, i think is about the dudes makes sense.
    AllStarMeon May 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentActually, its about the bands old tour bus.
    Vitalyon June 20, 2002   Link
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    General CommentNewbury** not Nuberry
    Midtownon August 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI LOVE THIS SONG... I think it's so good and creative. ::two thumbs up::
    TSLfinchTSLon September 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentits about a school bus!!!
    xTurpentinexon October 10, 2002   Link
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    General Commenta school bus sure beats van for cross country trips
    Tonsteron March 03, 2003   Link
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    General Commentdoes he really teach first grade? i mean, there is little kids singing just a simple plan at the end, would make some sense right?
    Time Consumeron April 27, 2003   Link
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    General Commentyeah. its about their old tour bus, melvin. RIP.
    onemindtohearon May 13, 2003   Link
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    General Commentit seems like there is a deeper connection than just the tour bus but also the memories around it.
    ricinon March 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is awesome...
    reminds me of my old car.
    it may not have been a sweet bus but damnit...i loved her
    Twenty5HourDayson April 03, 2006   Link

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