"San Francisco" as written by and Brett Dennen....
Go if you want to go
But I won't follow
Just so you know
Leave if you need to leave
But I won't be here
I wont be here when you come home

I'm gonna to move to San Francisco
Look up some old friends
I'm gonna get me a navy pea coat
And an old Mercedes Benz

This old town it keeps shrinking
There's too many people in my junk
I'm gonna do a lot of drinking
Cause it don't hurt when I'm drunk


I'm gonna rent me an old Victorian
Down in the Lower Haight
I'm gonna find me an old accordion
Play for the tourists on the golden gate

I'm gonna plant a garden
Paint my bathroom blue
I'm gonna try real hard
To get over you


Here in the city life doesn't move so slow
There's plenty of good people I know
Up in north beach they drink spicy Italian liqueur
Down on market there's a lot of hobos and the hustlers

Down in Hayes Valley, there's a lot of real good restaurants
Deep in the tenderloin you can get anything you want
Over in the mission it's always a sunny day
It's a real good baseball town but my team is across the bay

Lyrics submitted by UncleJoe

"San Francisco" as written by Brett Dennen

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    General CommentJust really recently moved to San Francisco and by accident I stumbled into the music of Dennen a few days before leaving Europe. San Francisco being the first song to catch my attention it was my official tour guide to this beautiful town - awesome song and why, yes, the narrator of the song and me went to San Francisco for the same bloody reason. Not into Baseball yet but I did chose my place at North Beach on account of this awesome piece of music.
    UncleJoeon March 27, 2009   Link

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