Making your way in the world today,
takes everything you got.
Taking a break from all your worries,
sure would help a lot.
Wouldn't you like to get away?

All those nights when you got no lights.
The check is in the mail.
And your little angel
hung the cat up by it's tail.
And your third fiance didn't show.
Sometime you want to go...

Where everybody knows your name.
And they're always glad you came.
You wanna be where you can see,
the troubles are all the same.
You wanna be where everybody knows your name.

You roll aout of bed, Mr. Coffee's dead,
the morning's looking bright,
(the mornings looking bright).
And your shrink ran off to Europe,
and didn't even right.
And your husband wants to be a girl.
Be glad there's one place in the world...

Where everybody knows your name.
And they're aways glad you came.
You wanna go where people know,
people are all the same.
You wanna go where everybody knows your name.

Where everybody knows your name.] (X3)
(where everybody knows your name)](X3)


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    I like this song a lot because I go to a small town school where literally, everybody knows your name. It's pretty awesome, and I'm going to try and convince my class to make this our class song!

    Bojangles33on August 02, 2002   Link
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    Hehe. This song rawks.

    So does Cheers.

    It's on my happy-songs playlist. xD

    singdongdingdongon March 06, 2006   Link
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    Swarley!!!!

    i love how i met your mother lolss

    good song too lol :D

    green_day_kid_7on October 31, 2008   Link

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