Down in the Boondocks

Kenny Loggins

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Joe South
album: Track 4 in album Nightwatch
release date: 1978
popularity : 8 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Classic Rock/Soft Rock
length: 4:21

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Kenny Loggins Nightwatch cover art

Lyrics

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Ev'ry night I watch the lights from the house upon the hill
But I don't dare knock upon her door, 'cause her daddy is my boss man
Chorus:
People put me down, 'cause that's the side of town I was born in
Lord have mercy on a boy from down in the boondocks
Money, honey, (I need enough) money, honey
chorus
I'll hold my head up like a king and I never will look back
But tonight she'll have to steal away to see me one more time, goin'
Lord have mercy on a boy from down in the boondocks
Have mercy baby, a little mercy, hang around all day, take me

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Nightwatch
  • 2 Easy Driver
  • 3 Down 'n Dirty
  • 4 Down in the Boondocks
  • 5 Whenever I Call You "Friend"
  • 6 Wait a Little While
  • 7 What a Fool Believes
  • 8 Somebody Knows
  • 9 Angelique