Streets Of Baltimore Lyrics

Bobby Bare


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Harlan Howard, Tompall Glaser
album: Track 8 in album Bobby Bare [St. Clair]
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length: 2:44

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I sold the farm to take my woman where she longed to be
We left our kin and all our friends back there in Tennessee
I bought those one way tickets she had often begged me for
And they took us to the streets of Baltimore
Her heart was filled with laughter when she saw those city lights
She said the prettiest place on earth is Baltimore at night
Oh well a man feels proud to give his woman what she's longing for
And I kind of liked the streets of Baltimore
Well I got myself a factory job I ran an old machine
I bought a little cottage in a neighborhood serene
Yet every night when I came home with every muscle sore
She would drag me through the streets of Baltimore
Well I did my best to bring her back to what she used to be
But I soon learned she loved those bright lights much more than she loved me
Now I'm a going back on that same train that brought me here before


Track Listing

  • 1 500 Miles Away from Home
  • 2 Detroit City
  • 3 Ride Me Down Easy
  • 4 Green, Green Grass of Home
  • 5 Marie Laveau
  • 6 Tequila Sheila
  • 7 Four Strong Winds
  • 8 Streets of Baltimore
  • 9 Miller's Cave
  • 10 Numbers
  • 11 All American Boy
  • 12 Shame on Me
  • 13 Daddy What If
  • 14 The Jogger
  • 15 The Mermaid Song
  • 16 The Winner
  • 17 Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends
  • 18 Come Sundown (She'll Be Gone)