New Jersey Turnpike ridin' on a wet night 'neath the refinery's glow, out where the great black rivers flow
License, registration, I ain't got none but I got a clear conscience
'Bout the things that I done
Mister state trooper, please don't stop me
Please don't stop me, please don't stop me

Maybe you got a kid, maybe you got a pretty wife the only thing that I got's been both'rin' me my whole life
Mister state trooper, please don't stop me
Please don't stop me, please don't stop me

In the wee wee hours your mind gets hazy, radio relay towers lead me to my baby
Radio's jammed up with talk show stations
It's just talk, talk, talk, talk, till you lose your patience
Mister state trooper, please don't stop me

Hey, somebody out there, listen to my last prayer
Hiho silver-o, deliver me from nowhere



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    General CommentPerhaps, Thesmellyone. Based on the context of the rest of the album I always imagine that this song, unlike the other murderer songs (the serial killer in 'Nebraska', murderers in 'Johnny 99' and 'Highway Patrolman'), is about a real monster. The other ones killed for petty reasons but this guy's left undescribed, which makes him sound like a total lunatic.
    Cherub Rockon June 08, 2006   Link

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