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Forty forty dollar to the man that wanna go
Twenty twenty to the sister with the ticket at the grocery store
I wish someone would get mine
If ya got an extra dollar can you lend it to a man whos poor

I'm beat up but I ain't down
I've been lost but now I'm found
I been defeated for sure
If now I got a chance then the city better let me go

(CHORUS)
I can't wait to get a ride to california
Cuz it makes sense to go to california
If hollywood is ready then lets go to california
Cuz it makes sense to go to california
Can I get vote no, lets just go
L.A. road, got no money so
If you was me see you'd do tHe same thing you know
So leave your bags at your momma's door

Going going going to the man in the back
Cut the line if ya feel me
Let me hear ya say it one more time
I set my mind to break free
Now my bodies gettin' loose while I'm shakin like a dancing tree

I'm beat up but I ain't down
I've been lost but now I'm found
I need the livin for sure
If now I got a chance then the city better let me go

(Chorus)

I really gotta catch that ride
I need to find a place in line
I'm pickin up an L.A. vibe
I really wanna go this time (X2)

(Chorus)

Gettin to the freeway green light go
You can even get a plane or a train if the traffics slow
I bet you won't beat me
I've been waiting for a mighty long time so you best believe

I've been up but I ain't down
I've been lost but now I'm found
I need a ticket for sure
If now I got a chance then the city better let me go

(Hey) break free
(Hey) break free
(Hey) break free
(Hey) come go with me (X2)

(Chorus)



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