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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Discography

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Discography

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Discography

  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Lyrics

By Tom Petty and Mike Campbell
Copyright © 1987 Gone Gator Music (ASCAP)/Wild Gator Music (ASCAP)
All rights for Wild Gator Music administered by WB Music Corp.
All rights reserved.

They came this mornin' with a dog on a chain
They came and took my little brother away
His generation never even got a name

My momma was a rocker way back in '53
Buys them old records that they sell on T.V.
I know Chuck Berry wasn't singin' that to me

Chorus
Momma,
That's all right, it's your world
Hey this is my life
She's my girl
My life/your world

I watch that fortune wheel
But never get to spin it
You made me promises, I don't think you meant it
If there's some sunshine baby
I'm gonna get out in it - oh yeah

(Repeat Chorus)

I tried to leave, but the traffic had been stopped
The beach was burnin', and someone was
Throwin' rocks -
They said an airplane had
Fallen on my block

(Repeat Chorus)


Songwriters

Tom Petty and Mike Campbell

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