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I Guess He?d Rather Be In Colorado

I guess he'd rather be in Colorado
He'd rather spend his time out where the sky looks like a pearl after a rain
Once again I see him walkin Once again I hear him talking to the stars he makes
And asking them for bus fare
I guess he'd rather be in Colorado
He'd rather play his banjo in the morning when the moon is scarcely gone
In the dawn the subways comin in the dawn I hear him hummin'
Some old song he wrote of love in Boulder Canyon
I guess he'd rather be in Colorado
I guess he'd rather be in Colorado
I guess he'd rather work out where the only thing you earn is what you spend
In the end up in his office
In the end a quiet cough is all he has to show
He lives in New York City

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    Bill ThillFeb 6, 2013 at 6:58 pm
    I am convinced one of the saddest things in all of music is that Merle haggard never recorded 'I guess he'd rather be in Colorado, after his performance of it at the end of the Centennial mini-series.'

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