Who Sang Hey Mister, That’s Me Up on the Jukebox? Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt Prisoner in Disguise cover art
Release information
Writer(s): James Taylor, James V Taylor
Release Date: 1975
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Country Rock/Soft Rock
length: 4:10
lead vocals: Linda Ronstadt
Lyrics
Hey mister, that's me up on the jukebox
I'm the one that's singing this sad song
Well, I'll cry everytime that you slip in one more dime
And let the boy sing the sad one, one more time

Southern California that's as blue as the boy can be
Blue as the deep blue sea
Won't you listen to me now
I need your golden gated cities like a hole in the head
Just like a hole in the head, I'm free

Hey mister, that's me up on the jukebox
I'm the one that's singing this sad song
Well, I'll cry everytime that you slip in one more dime
And let the boy sing the sad one, one more time

I do believe I'm headed home
Hey mister, can't you see that I'm as dry as a bone
I think I'll spend some time alone
Yes, unless you've found a way of squeezing water from a stone

Let the doctor and the lawyer do as much as they can
Let the springtime begin
Let the boy become a man
I done wasted too much time just to sing you this sad song
I done been this lonesome picker a little too long

Hey mister, that's me up on the jukebox
I'm the one that's singing this sad song
Well, I'll cry everytime that you're up and slip in one more dime
And let the boy sing the sad one, one more time

Well, I've been spreading myself thin these days
Don't you know
Good-bye

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Love Is a Rose
  • 2 Hey Mister, That’s Me Up on the Jukebox
  • 3 Roll Um Easy
  • 4 Tracks of My Tears
  • 5 Prisoner in Disguise
  • 6 Heat Wave
  • 7 Many Rivers to Cross
  • 8 The Sweetest Gift
  • 9 You Tell Me That I’m Falling Down
  • 10 I Will Always Love You
  • 11 Silver Blue

  • Release information
    label: Asylum Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin