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Carson McHone – City Cry lyrics
[Chorus]
I'm getting packed now, Honey, grab your shoes
Let's hit the road, lose them downtown blues
Let's go out where the sun does shine
And where we cannot hear the city cry

[Verse 1]
This city's one big town
Of folks scrambling around
On their knees each day to make ends meet
But up above their sighs
Are only graying skies
They don't ever seem to make it to their feet

[Verse 2]
And in the shadow of this cityscape
It's easy to lose face
For a bad idea sure goes a long, long way
So like pennies to a wishing well
I'll ride this carousel
But the painted ponies never change their place

[Chorus]
So I'm getting packed now, Honey, grab your shoes
Let's hit the road, lose them downtown blues
Let's go out where the sun does shine
And where we cannot hear the city cry

[Verse 3]
Let's go hungry for a while
Just living by the miles
Two strays howling at an open sky
We'll go sniffing out the towns
Just like a couple hounds
And the motels want to sing us lullabies

[Verse 4]
Our worries'll be long gone
We will sing no lonesome song
And the buzzards they will wave as we go by
For their shadows have no place
And our dreams they can't erase
We'll let them circle other people's minds

[Chorus]
So I'm getting packed now, Honey, grab your shoes
Let's hit the road, lose them downtown blues
Let's go out where the sun does shine
And where we cannot hear the city cry

[Verse 5]
We'll pit our frames against the wind
Where there's no one to offend
And as for the dust, we'll let it cleanse us of our shame
There are no secrets to the sunshine
So we'll not idly spend her time
Instead we'll ask her to relieve us of our names

[Verse 6]
So as strangers then, we'll roam
And the highway will atone
For the doors we locked beneath the city haze
And we'll open up our lungs
And no longer tie our tongues
And if we find the key we'll bring it back someday

[Chorus]
So I'm getting packed now, Honey, grab your shoes
Let's hit the road, lose them downtown blues
Let's go out where the sun does shine
And where we cannot hear the city cry
Let's go out where the sun does shine
And where we cannot hear the city cry

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