Budo no Nayami

Bruce Springsteen, "My hometown"

26 Avril 2010 , Rédigé par Léo Tamaki Publié dans #Musique

I was eight years old and running with a dime in my hand
Into the bus stop to pick up a paper for my old man
I'd sit on his lap in that big old Buick and steer as we drove through town
He'd tousle my hair and say son take a good look around this is your hometown
This is your hometown
This is your hometown
This is your hometown
In '65 tension was running high at my high school
There was a lot of fights between the black and white
There was nothing you could do
Two cars at a light on a Saturday night in the back seat there was a gun
Words were passed in a shotgun blast
Troubled times had come to my hometown
My hometown
My hometown
My hometown
Now Main Street's whitewashed windows and vacant stores
Seems like there ain't nobody wants to come down here no more
They're closing down the textile mill across the railroad tracks
Foreman says these jobs are going boys and they ain't coming back to your hometown
Your hometown
Your hometown
Your hometown
Last night me and Kate we laid in bed
talking about getting out
Packing up our bags maybe heading south
I'm thirty-five we got a boy of our own now
Last night I sat him up behind the wheel and said son take a good look around
This is your hometown

Bruce Springsteen





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Ichi 27/04/2010 15:59

La chanson de ceux qui sont partis loin de chez eux, qui y reviennent, ou qui se cherchent encore un endroit. Toujours un frisson...merci

Cordialement. Ichi

Léo Tamaki 30/04/2010 21:14

Je t'en prie.