Angry Young Man Song Lyrics

Steve Earle

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Got a lot of memories tied up in this place
So much time spent in so little space
What looked like the world through the eyes of a child
Kind of closes in on you after awhile
It's a place to grow up and a place to grow old
You keep your mouth shut and you do what you're told
I told mama the day that I ran
This ain't no place for an angry young man

Mama if you could see me right now
You'd be so sure you failed me somehow
Mama you never could understand
There ain't no peace for an angry young man

A cheap hotel a long way from my home
Got a lot of memories tied up in this place
So much time spent in so little space
What looked like the world through the eyes of a child
Kind of closes in on you after awhile
It's a place to grow up and a place to grow old
You keep your mouth shut and you do what you're told
I told mama the day that I ran
This ain't no place for an angry young man

Mama if you could see me right now
You'd be so sure you failed me somehow
Mama you never could understand
There ain't no peace for an angry young man

A cheap hotel a long way from my home

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Guitar Town
  • 2 Goodbye's All We've Got Left
  • 3 Hillbilly Highway
  • 4 Good Ol' Boy (Gettin' Tough)
  • 5 My Old Friend The Blues
  • 6 Someday
  • 7 Think It Over
  • 8 Fearless Heart
  • 9 Little Rock 'n' Roller
  • 10 Down The Road
    CD 2
  • 1 Guitar Town
  • 2 Sweet Little '66
  • 3 Goodbye's All We've Got Left
  • 4 Hillbilly Highway
  • 5 My Old Friend The Blues
  • 6 Good Ol' Boy (Gettin' Tough)
  • 7 Someday
  • 8 Think It Over
  • 9 Little Rock 'N' Roller
  • 10 State Trooper
  • 11 The Week Of Living Dangerously
  • 12 Angry Young Man
  • 13 Nowhere Road
  • 14 Fearless Heart
  • 15 I Love You Too Much
  • 16 San Antonio Girl
  • 17 The Devil's Right Hand
  • 18 Down The Road
  • 19 No. 29


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    album: Track in album Guitar Town (30th Anniversary)
    release date:
    popularity : 60 users have visited this page.
    length: 4:49

    Album Information

    label: Universal/MCA Music
    format: CD
    barcode: 602547887610