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Lyr Req: bust up your tv

19 Jan 11 - 01:39 PM (#3078008)
Subject: Lyr Req: bust up your tv
From: broonzy60

back in the 80's i heard a song sung by jim mcdonald from doncaster

i always thought it was writtwen by john prine

i may be wrong

bust up your tv was the chorus i think

anybody help


graham williams

19 Jan 11 - 01:53 PM (#3078014)
Subject: Lyr Add: SPANISH PIPEDREAM (John Prine)
From: GUEST,999

John Prine

1. She was a level-headed dancer on the road to alcohol,
And I was just a soldier on my way to Montreal.
Well, she pressed her chest against me about the time the jukebox broke.
Yeah, she give me a peck on the back of the neck and these are the words she spoke:

CHORUS: Blow up your TV. Throw away your paper.
Go to the country. Build you a home.
Plant a little garden. Eat a lot o' peaches.
Try and find Jesus on your own.

2. Well, I sat there at the table, and I acted real naive,
For I knew that topless lady, had somethin' up her sleeve.
Well, she danced around the barroom, and she did the hoochie-koo.
Yeah, she sang her song all night long, tellin' me what to do. (CHORUS)

3. Well, I was young and hungry, and about to leave that place,
When just as I was leavin', well, she looked me in the face.
I said, "You must know the answer." She said, "No, but I'll give it a try,"
And to this very day we been a-livin' our way, and here is the reason why:

LAST CHORUS: We blew up our TV, threw away our paper,
Went to the country, built us a home,
Had a lot o' children, fed 'em on peaches.
They all found Jesus on their own.

19 Jan 11 - 01:54 PM (#3078015)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: bust up your tv
From: GUEST,999

Graham, if you Google the title of the song you should be able to hear it on Youtube, fyi.

19 Jan 11 - 01:57 PM (#3078020)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: bust up your tv
From: broonzy60

thanks for that

19 Jan 11 - 01:59 PM (#3078026)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: bust up your tv
From: GUEST,999

You`re most welcome. I listened to John`s latest CD. It and he are nothing short of awesome.