Category: STEVE EARLE

This Highway’s Mine (Roadmaster) – Steve Earle

Don’t remember where I slept last night I just remember halfway through the night I woke up stiff with fright I dreamed there was no asphalt I dreamed there was no gasoline Felt like a rat caught in some nowhere town I woke up and screamed This highway This highway This highway This highway This […]

Angel Is The Devil – Steve Earle

she’s no stranger to the devil I know His mark is on her body His fire’s burnin’ in her soul When we’re makin’ love he’s laughin’ at us down below she’s the devil I know CHORUS She’s the devil I know She’s the devil I know Said she come from heaven Angel is the devil […]

Sweet Little ’66 – Steve Earle

I got me the hottest little Chevy around My sweet little ’66 She got a yellow front fender and a gray one on the back But my income tax is comin’ and I’m gonna paint her black Sweet little ’66 She got the 396, she got the four on the floor And those stickers in […]

Halo ‘Round The Moon – Steve Earle

So I know it ain’t to blame ‘Cause I knew what love could do But I loved her just the same Then I let her slip away Now I’m all alone and blue That’s the price I got to pay There’s a halo ’round the moon There’s a ghost that haunts this town Just ask […]

I’m Looking Through You – Steve Earle

I thought I knew you what did I know You don’t look different but you have changed I’m Iooking through you you’re not the same Your lips are moving I cannot hear Your voice is soothing but the words aren’t clear You don’t sound different I’ve learned the game I’m looking through you you’re not […]

Tom Ames’ Prayer – Steve Earle

Well the sheriff had cought him stealin’ chickens and such by the time that he was ten And one day his daddy took a ten dollar bill and he tucked it in his hand He said I can tell you’re headed for trouble son and your momma wouldn’t understand So he took that money and […]

Tecumseh Valley – Steve Earle

The daughter of a miner And her ways were free and it seemed to me The sunshine walked beside her She come from Spencer ‘coss the hill She said her Pa had sent her ‘Cause the coal was low and soon the snow Would tuwn the skies to winter Well she said she’d come to […]

Nothin’ Without You – Steve Earle

I keep the flame when we’re apart I’m the lover in your arms Or a baby soft and warm I’m a hero in your eyes I’m a comfort when you cry When you hurt me I’m your fool But I’m nothin’ without you (CHORUS) No I’m nothin’ without you It don’t matter what I do […]

Squeeze Me In – Steve Earle

Since I’ve been ridin’ next to you I ain’t a-waitin’ in no long line, honey You know I’m only passin’ through Well, I got here without warning Well, I’m leavin’ in the mornin’ You won’t find me hangin’ Ў®round your door tomorrow like your other men Hey darlin’, squeeze me in I’ve been sleepin’ by […]

Regular Guy – Steve Earle

Never get rich, but I always get by I got me a wife and a couple a kids I done pretty much like my daddy did He always did the best that he could Took care of mama and us pretty good He never got rich but he never did try He was just a […]

Hillbilly Highway – Steve Earle

He didn’t have much, just a beat-up truck and a dream about a better life Grandmama cried when she waved goodbye, never heard such a lonesome sound Pretty soon the dirt road turned into blacktop, Detroit City bound Down that hillbilly highway That hillbilly highway Hillbilly highway Goes on and on He worked and saved […]

Goodbye’s All We’ve Got Left – Steve Earle

‘Cause I can smell it when a heartache’s comin’ Not that I’m in such a hurry to lose you I’d call you up but there’s nothin’ that I can do Talkin’ won’t do any good anyway ‘Cause goodbye’s all we’ve got left to say I don’t think that it’ll get any better So maybe you […]

Billy Austin – Steve Earle

I’m Twenty-Nine years old I was born in Oklahoma Quarter Cherokee I’m told Don’t remember Oklahoma Been so long since I left home Seems like I’ve always been in prison Like I’ve always been alone Didn’t mean to hurt nobody Never thought I’d cross that line I held up a filling station Like I’d done […]

Annie, Is Tonight The Night – Steve Earle

Every time I get to rockin’, I always run into you I never did understand why you want to be so cruel Well, Annie, is tonight the night? Do you think the moon is right? You don’t have to tell me you will Just say that you might I know you told me once I […]

Have Mercy – Steve Earle

A hundred dollar bill in his hand Said I could feed a lot of these people with this But that ain’t the business at hand Ain’t but one reason for a white boy to be Over on this side of town He gave that money to the man and he Bought a little mercy for […]

Fearless Heart – Steve Earle

Cause honey I ain’t even close to cold It’s kinda soon to fall in love again But sometimes the best that you can do is just jump back in I got me a fearless heart Strong enough to get you through the scary part It’s been broken many times before A fearless heart just comes […]

My Baby Worships Me – Steve Earle

Got her walkin’ down th’assembly line She bring the paycheck home to me My baby, she worships me She like the way I walk She like the way I talk That woman can’t let me be My baby, she worships me Go tell her, she pays the bill She make the payment on my Coupe […]

The Galway Girl – Steve Earle

Of a day – I-ay-I-ay I met a little girl and we stopped to talk Of a fine soft day – I-ay-I-ay And I ask you, friend, what’s a fella to do ‘Cause her hair was black and her eyes were blue And I knew right then I’d be takin’ a whirl ‘Round the Salthill […]

Mercenary Song – Steve Earle

Met Hank out in New Mexico We’re bound for Duranqo to join Pancho Villa We hear that he’s payin’ in gold I guess a man’s got to do what he’s best at Ain’t found nothin’ better so far Been called mercenaries and men with no country Just soldiers in search of a war CHORUS And […]

Someday – Steve Earle

You drive down to the lake and then you turn back around You go to school and you learn to read and write So you can walk into the county bank and sign away your life I work at the fillin’ station on the interstate Pumpin’ gasoline and countin’ out of state plates They ask […]

Cadillac – Steve Earle

See it in their eyes Hardly see the way they look at me When I go cruisin’ by Cadillac, Cadillac I’m a Coupe de Ville built for thrill Cadillac I got chrome everywhere I need it Rolled and pleated front to back If you don’t think I got it made You ought to see me […]

Goodbye – Steve Earle

All them long and lonely nights I put you through Somewhere in there I’m sure I made you cry But I can’t remember if we said goodbye CHORUS But I recall all of them nights down in Mexico One place I may never go in my life again Was I just off somewhere just too […]

Ben McCulloch – Steve Earle

To fight with Ben McCulloch and the Texas infantry Well the poster said we’d get a uniform and seven bucks a week The best rations in the army and a rifle we could keep When I first laid eyes on the general I knew he was a fightin’ man He was every inch a soldier […]

Leroy’s Dustbowl Blues – Steve Earle

Would have lived in Oklahoma all his days He just wanted left alone to work a piece of land But a hard wind come and blew his dreams away So he headed for the West Coast thought he could not lose Rollin’ down the highway with the dustbowl blues It’s a thousand miles from Broken […]

The Rain Came Down – Steve Earle

On a wagon and headed out west The old woman fearlessly faced the unknown ‘Cause she figured he knew what was best And they settled down hard on a government grant With six mouths to feed and forty acres to plant And the rain came down Like an angel come down from above And the […]

Good Ol’ Boy (Gettin’ Tough) – Steve Earle

A twenty thousand dollar pickup truck Belongs to me and the bank and some funny talkin’ man from Iran I left the service and got a G. I. loan I got married bought myself a home Now I hang around this one horse town and do the best than I can Gettin’ tough Just my […]

Ft. Worth Blues – Steve Earle

Pretty lights red and blue But they’d shut down all the honky tonks tonight And say a prayer or two If they only knew You used to say the highway was your home But we both know that ain’t true It’s just the only place a man can go When he don’t know where he’s […]

Continental Trailways Blues – Steve Earle

I just bought my ticket, Lord I hope the bus ain’t late I’ll have a cup of coffee and a sandwich from the microwave Now I’m gonna see my baby if it’s the last thing I ever do Got this sittin’ in the station sick and tired of waitin’ Continental Trailways blues Well rollin’ out […]

The Other Kind – Steve Earle

These days I’ve been lookin’ in the mirror and wondering if that’s me lookin’ back or not I’m still the apple of my mama’s eye I’m my daddy’s worst fears realized Here of late all this real estate don’t seem all that real to me sometimes I’m back out on that road again Turn this […]

Over Yonder (Jonathan’s Song) – Steve Earle

The chaplain’s waitin’ by the door Tonight we’ll cross the yard together Then they can’t hurt me anymore I am going over yonder Where no ghost can follow me There’s another place beyond here Where I’ll be free I believe Give my radio to Johnson Thibodeaux can have my fan Send my Bible home to […]

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