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Lovin' Spoonful
Nashville Cats

{Refrain}
Nashville Cats, play clean as country water
Nashville Cats, play wild as mountain dew
Nashville Cats, been playin' since they's babies
Nashville Cats, get work before they're two

Well, there's thirteen hundred and fifty two
Guitar pickers in Nashville
And they can pick more notes than the number of ants
On a Tennessee anthill
Yeah, there's thirteen hundred and fifty two
Guitar cases in Nashville
And anyone that unpacks his guitar can play
Twice as better than I will

Yes, I was just thirteen, you might say I was a
Musical proverbial knee-high
When I heard a couple new-sounding tunes on the tubes
And they blasted me sky-high
And the record man said every one is a Yellow Sun
Record from Nashville
And up North there ain't nobody buys 'em
And I said, but I will

And it was
{Refrain}

Well, there's sixteen thousand eight hundred
And twenty one mothers from Nashville
All their friends play music, and they ain't uptight
If one of the kids will
Because it's custom made for any mother's son
To be a guitar picker in Nashville
And I sure am glad I got a chance to say a word about
The music and the mothers from Nashville

{Refrain} pick it



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    slateAug 29, 2012 at 5:53 pm
    This song tells us that there are a lot of great guitar pickers in nashville... 1352 to be exact... And they made lots of great music... And so did the lovin spoonful... And i sure am glad i got a chance to say a word about the spoonful and the cats from nashville...

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