Got a wife and kids in Baltimore Jack
I went out for a ride and I never went back
Like a river that don't know where it's flowing
I took a wrong turn and I just kept going

Everybody's got a hungry heart
Everybody's got a hungry heart
Lay down your money and you play your part
Everybody's got a hungry heart

I met her in a Kingstown bar
We fell in love I knew it had to end
We took what we had and we ripped it apart
Now here I am down in Kingstone again

Everybody's got a hungry heart...

Everybody needs a place to rest
Everybody wants to have a home
Don't make no difference what nobody says
Ain't nobody like to be alone

Everybody's got a hungry heart...


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    My InterpretationI love Sexton Blake's version of this song.

    I think this song means what is says: "Everybody's got a hungry heart." Everybody's heart continues to long for something -- to fill something. Another notable underlying "theme" of the song is that our desires may never be completely fulfilled -- our hearts will never cease to be hungry.
    salamandooron May 30, 2017   Link

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