I've seen it done like the way the dogs do
I'll think it over, we're standing into
Your phony life but now it's all dry
Can't take it you will see
Not more than others, your phony life

Like I don't hear them
But I'll tell you something else
When we get to the desert it's out

What we left in the past, it tears me up

Pulled into a truck stop, my luck is over
The plan is failing, I think not

What we left in the past, it tears me up

It's not what you're used to
In the middle of nowhere
But I'm an old man
And I love to wander distantly

Your phony life and now it's all dry
If it seemed that I had myself controlled, that's a lie

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Rio Bravo Lyrics as written by Deron Miller Chad Ginsberg

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    this is one of the best songs on volume one...well i think anyway some people dont...i love the line - what we left in the past...i tears me up - cuz even tho things are in th past they still keep you thinking about them...good song im suprised more peopl havnt commented on iit
    plunk-rawk-chickon September 23, 2002   Link
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    probably about someone being fake and not themselves and feeling guilty
    Darkness_5555on March 04, 2003   Link
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    They opened with this on the 13th. Ever heard the OiL version?
    shokknterroron March 14, 2003   Link
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    A friend of Jess's killed someone dumped her in the bravo and was caught at a truck stop.
    shokknterroron March 23, 2003   Link
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    I never end up listening to this song all the way through because the intro is the most incredible thing ever and as soon as he starts singing I just skip back to the beginning...
    tangled_webb27on April 19, 2004   Link
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    its about this guy who caught his wife cheating on him with another man, he kills them both an drives to the desert where he dumps the bodies in the rio grande river. he almost gets caught at a truck stop by the police, but gets away just in time. this is actually based on a true story about someone i know, except he didnt get away with it. answered by jess on Thursday, January 3 , 2002 12:00 AM (courtesy of ''ask cky'')
    Hellviewon July 02, 2004   Link
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    yer this is definetly one of the best cky songs i love the bit at the end of the first verse "when we get to the desert it's out"
    Rio Bravo CKYon May 03, 2007   Link
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    An old man arguing with his wife gets mad and kills her and tries to dump her off in a river by a truck stop....he gets caught by the police. Original title was "Rio Bravo Truck Stop".
    bneilson82on December 30, 2010   Link

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