New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

We laughed and joked in the cab of his truck
Just my brother and me
The night before he shipped out Overseas
A leather-neck, Jarhead Marine

He said "the Radiator leaks,
And the timing-belt is worn,
But the Heart and Soul of this old beat up truck,
Is The Dashboard."

"It's seen a lot of tan legs,
Got a kick ass radio
Heard a lot of singing along with some country songs, and rock and roll.
Got a.38 bullet hole, courtesy of Kate Tillman's dad,
A lot of scotch tape marks from holding timeless photo graphs."
He said "If I don't come back,
You can have this Ford,
Just tape a picture of me, on the Dashboard."

He said "The paint is peeling off,
It's got dents in both the doors,
If something happens to me don't hang a for-sale sign above the Dashboard."

"It's seen a lot of tan legs,
Got a kick ass radio
Heard a lot of singing along with some country songs, and rock and roll.
Got a.38 bullet hole, courtesy of Kate Tillman's dad,
A lot of scotch tape marks from holding timeless photo graphs."
He said "If I don't come back,
You can have this Ford,
Just tape a picture of me, on the Dashboard."

I Had the Engine overhauled,
A paint-job and brand new chrome
I Had her washed and waxed, sittin' in the drive the day that he came home

I said "Here's the keys,
She's all yours,
I Fixed everything,
But the Dashboard"



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/y/young_chris/the_dashboard.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×