State Trooper Lyrics

Bruce Springsteen


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Bruce Springsteen
album: Track 6 in album Nebraska
release date: 1982-9-20
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length: 3:18
guitar: Bruce Springsteen
recording: Mike Batlan
vocal: Bruce Springsteen
composer: Bruce Springsteen
lyricist: Bruce Springsteen

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New Yersey Turnpike ridin’ on a wet night ’neath the refinery’s glow, out where the great black rivers flow
License, registration, I ain’t got none, but I got a clear conscience
’Bout the things that I done
Mister state trooper please don’t stop me...

Maybe you got a kid maybe you got a pretty wife, the only thing that I got’s been botherin’ me my whole life
Mister state trooper please don’t stop me

In the wee wee hours your mind gets hazy, radio relay towers lead me to my baby
Radio’s jammed up with talk show stations
It’s just talk, talk, talk till you lose your patience
Mister state trooper please don’t stop me

Hey somebody out there, listen to my last prayer
Hi ho silver-o deliver me from nowhere

Track Listing

  • 1 Nebraska
  • 2 Atlantic City
  • 3 Mansion on the Hill
  • 4 Johnny 99
  • 5 Highway Patrolman
  • 6 State Trooper
  • 7 Used Cars
  • 8 Open All Night
  • 9 My Father's House
  • 10 Reason to Believe