Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by deepbob, Nov 14, 2003.

  1. deepbob


    Oct 3, 2001
    left field
    moor from "under the covers":

    >> truckin (mp3)


    the dead/robert hunter:

    Truckin' got my chips cashed in
    Keep truckin' like the doodah man
    Together, more or less in line
    Just keep truckin' on

    Arrows of neon and flashing marquees out on Main Street
    Chicago, New York, Detroit and its all the same street
    Your typical city involved in a typical daydream
    Hang it up and see what tomorrow brings

    Dallas got a soft machine
    Houston too close to New Orleans
    New York got the ways and means
    But just won't let you be

    Most of the cats that you meet on the street speak of true love
    Most of the time they're sitting and crying at home
    One of these days they know they gotta get going
    Out of the door and into the street all alone

    Truckin' like the doodah man
    Once told me "Gotta play your hand
    Sometimes the cards ain't worth a dime
    If you don't lay them down"

    Sometimes the lights all shining on me
    Other times I can barely see
    Lately it occurs to me
    What a long strange trip it's been

    What in the world ever became of sweet Jane?
    She lost her sparkle you know she isn't the same
    Living on reds and vitamin C and cocaine
    All her friends can say is ain't it a shame

    Truckin' up to Buffalo
    Been thinking you got to mellow slow
    Takes time, you pick a place to go
    Just keep truckin' on

    Sitting and staring out of the hotel window
    Got a tip they're gonna kick the door in again
    Like to get some sleep before I travel
    But if you got a warrant I guess you're gonna come in

    Busted down on Bourbon Street
    Set like a bowling pin
    Knocked down, it gets to wearing thin
    They just won't let you be

    You're sick of hanging around, you'd like to travel
    Get tired of travelling you want to settle down
    I guess they can't revoke your soul for trying
    Get out of the door, light out and look all around

    Sometimes the lights all shining on me
    Other times I can barely see
    Lately it occurs to me
    What a long strange trip it's been

    Truckin' I'm a going home
    Whoa, whoa, baby, back where I belong
    Back home, sit down and patch my bones
    And get back truckin' on

  2. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
    Best cover of that tune I ever heard was Dwight Yokam's.A counry rock tune performed by a real country rock guy.It really aloud the power of the SONG to show though.

  3. deepbob


    Oct 3, 2001
    left field
    yokam is awesome, the outfit i'm familiar with was damned impressive.

    this was for a video we're working on, just needed a few elements out of it. tis horrid stuff hehe.