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In the Last Moments... You Were There by Kelli Caldwell

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First to Mexico

Copyright © 2000 Kelli Caldwell


Texte alternatif

Ten o'clock this morning, I was sitting in the cold
On the corner of First and First
Watching all the anger in this city made of steel
Had to wonder, can it get any worse?


Had my reasons to stay
Had a few more said to get away
Catch me a plane to Mexico
Waste no time, I gotta go


One o'clock this afternoon, I'm sitting in a taxi
And I'm watching my life flash by
Everyone's a stranger in this city, all alone
Doesn't matter if you laugh or you cry


Want to run in the sand
Listen to the sound of a mariachi band
Catch me a plane to Mexico
Waste no time, I gotta go, I gotta go, I gotta go


Five o'clock this evening, and I'm standing in a line
With my ticket and big back pack
Hurry up and wait, and if you're luckier than most
You'll get a window seat somewhere in the back


Wake me up when we land
Greet me with the sound of my mariachi band
Caught me a plane to Mexico
Waste no time, I gotta go, I gotta go, I gotta go




Had my reasons to stay
Had a few more said to get away
Catch me a plane to Mexico
Waste no time, I gotta go

Lyric notes: Sitting on the corner of 1st Street and 1st Avenue in NYC, waiting for my laundry to finish in the laundromat

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