They say in this town, the stars stay up all night,
Well, I don't know, can't see 'em for the glow of the neon lights.
An' it's a long way from here to the place where the home fires burn.
Well it's two thousand miles and one left turn.
Dear Mom and Dad,
Please send money: I'm so broke that it ain't funny.
Well, I don't need much; just enough to get me through.
Please don't worry 'cause I'm all right,