On a rattlesnake speedway in the Utah Desert
I pick up my money and head back into town
Driving across the Waynesboro County Line
I've got the radio on and I'm just killing time

Working all day in my daddy's garage
Driving all night chasing some mirage
Pretty soon, little girl, I'm gonna take charge

Well the dogs on Main Street howl cause they understand
If I could take one moment into my hands
Mister I ain't a boy, no I'm a man
And I believe in a promised land

I've done my best to live the right way
I get up in the morning and go to work each day
But your eyes go blind and your blood runs cold
Sometimes I feel so weak I just wanna explode

Explode, and tear this whole town apart
Take a knife and cut this pain from my heart
Pretty soon, I'll be itching for something to start

Well the dogs on Main Street howl, cause they understand
If I could take one moment into my hands
Mister I ain't a boy, no I'm a man
And I believe in a promised land

There's a dark cloud rising on the desert floor
I've packed my bags and I'm headed straight through the storm
It's gonna be a twister that'll blow everything down
That ain't got the faith to stand its ground

Blow away, the dreams that tear you apart
Blow away, the dreams that break your heart
Blow away, the lies that leave you nothing but lost and broken hearted

Well the dogs on Main Street howl, cause they understand
If I could take one moment into my hands
Mister I ain't a boy, no I'm a man
And I believe in a promised land


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    General CommentSmall correction: Its "Find somebody itching for something to start", not "Pretty soon, I'll be itching for something to start". That line he only uses live from time to time, but in the original lyrics it is "find somebody itching for something to start"
    camzillaon August 13, 2008   Link

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