J.J. Cale - City Girls Lyrics

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City girls they're all right
They just want you for the night
But when the morning comes at dawn
City girls they all gone
You know the daylight can be sad
When you feel that you've been had
Only night time brings the price
City girl she thinks it's right



What's a poor boy going to do
If he wants a girl like you
Can't afford no diamond rings
Or all those other fancy things
Only one thing i can give
A song down where you live
I'll sing to you hear the sound
City girl please stay around
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 City Girls
  • 2 Devil in Disguise
  • 3 One Step Ahead of the Blues
  • 4 You Keep Me Hangin' On
  • 5 Downtown L.A.
  • 6 Can't Live Here
  • 7 Grasshopper
  • 8 Drifters Wife
  • 9 Don't Wait
  • 10 A Thing Going On
  • 11 Nobody but You
  • 12 Mississippi River
  • 13 Does Your Mama Like to Reggae
  • 14 Dr. Jive


  • Credits
    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: J.j. Cale
    album: Track 1 in album Grasshopper
    release date: 1982
    popularity : 48 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Blues Rock/Country Rock
    length: 2:51
    producer: Audie Ashworth and J.J. Cale
    drums: Aaron Kenneth Buttrey
    vocal: J.J. Cale
    mixer: Ron Reynolds
    electric guitar: J.J. Cale and Reggie Young
    recorded by: Ron Reynolds
    bass: Tommy Cogbill
    organ: Bobby Emmons
    guitar: John Christopher
    slide guitar: J.J. Cale
    electric piano: David Briggs
    Album Information
    label: Mercury Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin