Spare Parts Lyrics

Bruce Springsteen

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album: Track 4 in album Tunnel of Love
release date: 1987-9-30
popularity : 14 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Soft Rock/Pop Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:45
producer: Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Plotkin and Jon Landau
vocal: Bruce Springsteen
mixer: Bob Clearmountain
recorded by: Toby Scott
organ: Danny Federici
harmonica: Jimmie Wood
percussion: Max Weinberg
bass guitar: Garry Tallent
assistant mixer: Mark McKenna
composer: Bruce Springsteen
lyricist: Bruce Springsteen

Album Information

label: CBS
country(area): France
format: 12" Vinyl
barcode: 5099746027018
script: Latin

Cover Art

Bruce Springsteen Tunnel of Love cover art

Lyrics

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Bobby said he’d pull out Bobby stayed in
Janey had a baby it wasn’t any sin
They were set to marry on a summer day
Bobby got scared and he ran away
Jane moved in with her ma out on Shawnee Lake
She sighed Ma sometimes my whole life feels like one big mistake
She settled in in a back room time passed on
Later that winter a son come along

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And broken hearts
Keep the world turnin’ around

Now Janey walked that baby across the floor night after night
But she was a young girl and she missed the party lights
Meanwhile in South Texas in a dirty oil patch
Bobby heard ’bout his son bein’ born and swore he wasn’t ever goin’ back

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And broken hearts
Keep the world turnin’ around

Janey heard about a woman over in Calverton
Put her baby in the river left the river roll on
She looked at her boy in the crib where he lay
Got down on her knees cried till she prayed
Mist was on the water low run the tide
Janey held her son down at the riverside
Waist deep in the water how bright the sun shone
She lifted him in her arms and carried him home
As he lay sleeping in her bed Janey took a look around at everything
Went to a drawer in her bureau and got out her old engagement ring
Took out her wedding dress tied that ring up in its sash
Went straight down to the pawn shop man and walked out with some good cold cash

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Ain’t Got You
  • 2 Tougher Than the Rest
  • 3 All That Heaven Will Allow
  • 4 Spare Parts
  • 5 Cautious Man
  • 6 Walk Like a Man
  • 7 Tunnel of Love
  • 8 Two Faces
  • 9 Brilliant Disguise
  • 10 One Step Up
  • 11 When You’re Alone
  • 12 Valentine’s Day