Captain Jim's Drunken Dream Lyrics

James Taylor

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album: Track 8 in album In the Pocket
release date: 1976
popularity : 13 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Soft Rock/Pop Rock/Vocal
length: 4:05

Album Information

label: Warner Bros. Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

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James Taylor In the Pocket cover art

Lyrics

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Well you country fools in your one horse town you can laugh at me
but it's plain as rain that you've never been down to the southern sea
To see me now is like watching a fish on dry land
I only wish you could see me down in the islands
Mister, that's my home.
What a fool I was to leave the only happiness I've known

You see me coming, you wink your eye and call me Captain Jim
And when I don't do nothin' but walk on by you say baby get a load of him

All I need is the sea and the sky and I know where I stand
Instead of you hicks straight out of the sticks deciding I ain't a man
You'll never understand

Up here I'm a whisky bum but down there I'm a king

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Shower the People
  • 2 A Junkie's Lament
  • 3 Money Machine
  • 4 Slow Burning Love
  • 5 Everybody Has the Blues
  • 6 Daddy's All Gone
  • 7 Woman's Gotta Have It
  • 8 Captain Jim's Drunken Dream
  • 9 Don't Be Sad 'cause Your Sun Is Down
  • 10 Nothing Like a Hundred Miles
  • 11 Family Man
  • 12 Golden Moments