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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Cadillac Ranch lyrics

Cadillac ranch

There she sits buddy just a-gleaming in the sun,
There to greet a working man when his day is done
I'm gonna pack my pa and I'm gonna pack my aunt,
I'm gonna take them down to the cadillac ranch.

El dorado fins, whitewalls and skirts;
Rides just like a little bit of heaven here on earth.
When I die, buddy, throw my body in the back,
Take me to the junkyard in my cadillac.

Cadillac, cadillac,
Long and dark, shiny and black
Open up your engines let 'em roar
Tearing up the highway like a big old dinosaur

James dean in a mercury '49
Junior johnson runnin' in the woods of caroline
Even burt reynolds in a black trans am
Are gonna meet me down at the cadillac ranch

Cadillac, cadillac
Long and dark, shiny and black
Open up your engines, let 'em roar
Tearin' up the highway like a big old dinosaur

Hey little girlie in the blue jeans so tight
Drivin' all alone in a colorado night
You're my last love, baby, you're my last chance
Don't let 'em take me down to the cadillac ranch

Cadillac, cadillac...
Long and dark, shiny and black;
Open up them engines, let 'em roar;
Tearin' up the highway like a big old dinosaur

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