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Well I was there in memphis
The day after Elvis died
But I never went to graceland
Cause I didn't want to miss my ride
I've been down in Louisiana
Spent a night in New Orleans
But I never did sleep wellenough
To dream the american dream
I flew into New York city
Another face in the crowd
They took me in a limousine
To an office up above the clouds
They said 1 and 1 is three
Nothin's as it seems
Well I didn't sleep at all that night
So I missed the american dream
I drove thru the freezin winter
Thru the middle of the great heartland
Spent my nights in truckstops
My days with the country fans
Rollin off at daybreak
Sleepin in my jeans
Well I don't think dreamin of home
Is the american dream
HEY..HEY..HEY
Well I've been down to Hollywood
Well I've been to L.A.
When people shook my hand
Well they were lookin the other way
Well everyone was dreamin
Everyone but me
But I'm sorry
But I don't believe
The american dream
The american dream
The american dream
HEY!
HEY! HEY! GET OUTTA MY WAY!
I JUST GOT BACK FROM THE USA!
HEY! HEY! GET OUTTA MY WAY!
I JUST GOT BACK FROM THE USA!
HEY! HEY! GET OUTTA MY WAY!
I JUST GOT BACK FROM THE USA!



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