The radio is busted
Down around my place
Every tool is rusted
Down around my place

The creeks and rivers dried up
Down around my place
My woman's tears are cried up
Down around my place

And before there came a flood
Some lost all even blood
Now the sun and wind have come
And left no trace down around my place
Down around my place

These hunting grounds were hallowed
Down around my place
Exhausted fields lay fallow
Down around my place

Kingdoms come and crumbled
Down around my place
My prayers are merely mumbled
Down around my place

And I put my faith in you
Did you make that error too?
Bound to fail that he might show his grace
Down around my place
Down around my place
Down around my place

Said you wouldn't believe
What a paradise this was
Till every Adam and Eve, Tom, Dick and Harry
Started fighting for what he loved

Still we fortified the ramparts
And we built the mighty towers
But it was plain to see we never were free
From the tyranny of the hour

Family graves keep winking
Down around my place
At every thought I'm thinking
Down around my place

While the young ones crowd the table
Down around my place
They're bitching about no cable
Down around my place

And my grandpa says, "Don't worry"
It's always the last one in who's in a hurry
To try and slam the door in the next one's face
Down around my place

Down around my place
Down around my place
Down around my place
Down around my place
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John Hiatt – Down Around My Place Lyrics

Songwriters: HIATT, JOHN R
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