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Broke the bank yesterday on my brand new ride, Bright midnight blue with golden yellow sides, Bringin’ it home for me and my baby to drive; Breakin’ outa here. Can’t let the bad boys take us alive; Ride, ride, ride... Bad boys are rippin’ up this rundown town, Ridin’ ‘round in Fairlaines bringing everybody down. I take my baby’s hand in the early dawn, she smiles and hides a yawn, We’re gonna take a ride ‘round these dusty old streets. We’re gonna feel the heat. Ride, ride, ride... We gotta rev it up in this rundown town; We gotta cut it loose before we set it on down. Break outa here. Run. We gotta ride on outa this falling down town, Gotta rip up the air before we put her back down, Cause there ain’t much goin’ in this broken down town, Breakin’ outa here, Just half a mile of heartache sittin’ around. Run, run, run... Punch it. And we gotta ride on outa this broken down town, We’re gonna lose our souls if we settle on down, We’re gonna drown. We gotta rev it up in this rundown town; We gotta cut it loose before we set it on down. We’re gonna lose our souls if we settle on down. Breakin’ outa here Before we crash and drown. Run, run, run... [Based on Elton John's 'One Horse Town']

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 2/22/2011 7:40:00 AM
Congratulations on your win Deb in John Heck's contest "Dear John". Love, Carol
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Date: 1/30/2011 8:01:00 PM
gosh, I can't recall this tune at all, but it looks like you did an excellent job reviving the spirit of this song with these really fun lyrics. A big congratulations for your win. LUv,Andrea
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Date: 1/30/2011 5:27:00 PM
Great job with a hard song too! Congrad's on your win! Light & love
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Date: 1/30/2011 12:19:00 PM
Very cool lyrics, Deb. You chose one of the few Elton John songs I don't recall hearing, but I love what you did in writing about the new car in a rundown town. Congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn
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Date: 1/30/2011 11:40:00 AM
Congrats Deb on your wonderful win in the Dear John contest with this fabulous write and entry my friend.. enjoy with luv..
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Date: 1/30/2011 8:59:00 AM
Congratulation on your great win with this awesome adaptation Deb :)
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Date: 1/30/2011 8:42:00 AM
Mega applause Deb on your deserved win with this adaption of Elton's "One Horse Town" This was a toughie of a contest, not easy at all. Congrats on your fine win, have a lovely Sunday....:)
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Date: 1/30/2011 7:56:00 AM
What a clever twist to Elton's lyrics, Deb!! Congratulations on your win....well done!!
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Date: 1/30/2011 7:37:00 AM
Geez Louise - Another tough song to put lyrics to! This was from EJ's Blue Moves album. I love this song and you certainly did it justice. I popped in my CD and followed your lyrics as I read this poem. TERRIFIC parody. Congratulations on your BIG WIN in John Heck's contest. Best wishes, Kory
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Date: 1/9/2011 6:55:00 PM
Deb, it looks like a good entry for the contest. I haven't seen too many entries come in for this contest lately.
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Date: 1/9/2011 6:35:00 PM
loving the contemporay feel of this piece, deb... rake it in and bring the prize!! much luck in the contest!! :) nette
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