Jersey Stories Part 1

by Jim DiBattista

  • 02:25 Download Story Lyrics 1000 Times Before
    1000 Times Before If I could find a reason why I should believe you when you always lie you're calling my name but I must stay clear I can't even hear you at all Remember that night I told you then this love ain't for keeping find another man but you kept on clutching to what I just don't know you're at a bolted door won't take your lure like a thousand times before tell a tale now I don't hold a sword to slice up your mind I don't want to hurt you hurtin' ain't my slide but you're crowding around me and I must let go exit out that door won't take your lure like a thousand times before oh but if I could find a reason why
  • 02:47 Download Story Lyrics A Girl Like You
    A Girl Like You You draw the line everything's all right then no more intrusions of this confusion you've sworn your love to the sweetest girl in the world but in a dark rooms neon light somethin' happened to me that night I said hello where you been all my life? hello I've been searching for a girl like you you look around, you see them dancin' it's an intrusion of an illusion you're checkin' out the sweetest girl in the world and then she looks right back at you you're jumpin' right up out of your shoes to say hello where you been all my life? hello I've been searching for a girl like you yea she's lookin' so fine yea she's lookin' so fine hello where you been all my life? hello where you been all my life? hello I've been searching yea I've been searching for a girl like you I said a girl like you
  • 03:20 Download Story Lyrics A Song For Everything
    A Song For Everything Songs of redemption songs of the night a song for a girl who just caught your eye songs about finding meanings below songs that have answers that you already know when I look around for a new song to sing then I realize the compromise theres a song for everything songs about friendship transcending time laughter thats shared tears that were cried songs about dreaming of how it once was songs of the joy and the heartbreak of love when I look around for a new song to sing then I realize the compromise there's a song for everything songs about freedom and running away hitchhiking travelers out on some dark highway thumbs out and skyward somewhere westward bound searching for paradise yet unfound when I look around for a new song to sing then I realize this compromise there's a song for everything there's a song for everything a song for everything
  • 02:05 Download Story Lyrics Bitter 'Bout You
    Bitter 'Bout You Well I saw her again for the first time in a long time last night she wasn't the way I remembered her but she doesn't really change and I went there with a friend who was talking to her and he said that she had mentioned a name or two and mine came up too but I don't need to hear it no more from you (it's in the past) wonder why I'm still so bitter 'bout you well I heard from my friend how you told him about how I had changed once before then I went back and did the same things again oh but you,you ain't no model of perfection and did you forget to mention some things when you said what you think with your hand on your drink but I don't need to hear it no more from you (it's in the past) wonder why I'm still so bitter 'bout you (it could've last could've last) you threw no love-life-line down to me girl (when I was sinking fast) you never believed in me anyway you know it's true so one, two, fuck you
  • 02:15 Download Story Lyrics Cats Outta Bag
    Cats Outta Bag Travelin' down the road of life I look at things I've done and I could've have taken some good advice but I figured I was right done some things and said some too played the jester and the fool done some self destructive things thinkin' I was cool yea I'll be thinkin' of you will you be thinking of me? yea I'll be thinkin' of you girl I hope you'll be thinkin' of me Let the cat out in the yard my sister's gonna kill me cause if he don't come home tonight there'll be hell to pay Sambone, Sambone where are you? wanderin' around the yards won't ya please come home tonight yea or I'm gonna have it real hard yea I'll be thinkin' of you will you be thinkin' of me? yea and I'll be thinkin' of you girl I hope you'll be thinkin' of me Now the cat's out of the bag and my shit's up the creek without paddle, without home with no place to sleep Sam don't, Sam don't hear my calls he just ignores my pleas his scratchin' claws ain't nuthin' because compared to what'll happen to me yea I'll be thinkin' of you will you be thinkin' of me? yea I'll be thinkin' of you girl I hope you'll be thinkin' I hope you'll be thinkin' yea I hope you'll be thinkin' about me
  • 02:03 Download Story Lyrics City Life
    City Life Take a look around whatcha callin' what you see? is it not quite what you had hoped it be? look at the sites ya know they ain't quite so pretty caught in the grind and ya can't get out of this city life city life city life load your dreams on a magic carpet ride sail them off to a cloud so far nearby "I hope you make it don't take too long" she told me "find your place, cause there ain't no space in this city life", city life, city life load your dreams on a magic carpet ride sail them off to a cloud so far nearby
  • 02:53 Download Story Lyrics Due Share
    Due Share In the Lord I've got the strength to give in the songs I sing I can live black notes crawling from the soul antidote for looking hard into a story is unknown The love I take must be returned because the times I've faked it I have been burned yea I have paid a price for what I've learned and what I've earned it's just my own due share to the Lord I'm just a friend in need but the faith I've got just might be my saving glory cause I could never let go no I could never let go it's just my own due share
  • 04:23 Download Story Lyrics Fair Warning
    Fair Warning Hey girl whatcha tryin' to do right now? hangin' around with the older crowd when I understand that you ain't allowed it's a big bad world yea you better watch yourself people take inadvertently with no promise of security your mother always told you and your brothers always told you too hey girl can't ya see what I'm trying to do? I've been there you know it's true I've been guilty and I've been fooled you better stay away or the things that they will say about you will make you blue cause nobody wants a bad reputation nobody wants to be remembered that way 'cause what it could lead to is alienation and I don't think you'd wanna end up that way hey girl just a little bit of advice for you you can take it and disacard it's truth or you can take it and guard your youth either way you choose it ya better hope that you don't lose it you don't lose it to ...them bad boys stay away from them bad boys uptown stay away from bad boys uptown stay away from them bad boys bad boys uptown
  • 01:51 Download Story Lyrics Harsh Realities
    Harsh Realities Don't mean to be no pessimist don't want to make it seem I'm drawn to sad conclusions by harsh realities there's people sweating hard jobs for next to nothing it seems packed into a compress of a steamy factory young mothers with young babies can't buy them food to eat young fathers and their shit jobs oh those harsh realities having coffee in the afternoon you have a choice on to who with be so many people out of work in the winter time it seems but still they find a way to laugh they keep a smile seen there's many people laughing back at harsh realities
  • 02:58 Download Story Lyrics Hope For The Love
    Hope For The Love Didn't I tell you I'm-a-gonna love you didn't I say you were the only one didn't I tell ya I'm-a-gonna treat you treat you good and have some fun you are the girl that I believe in you are the one that I put my trust in always around when it's gets crazy hope for the love that goes on and on look in my eyes and you can see the truth girl listen to my heart and you can feel the beat you could be the one who I always dreamed of you can be a living fantasy yours is the love that I believe in yours is the love that I put my trust in always around when it gets crazy hope for the love that goes on and on didn't I tell you I'm-a-gonna love you didn't I say you were the only one didn't I tell ya I'm-a-gonna treat you treat you good and have some fun I'm gonna treat you good and have some fun I'm gonna treat you good and have some fun I'm gonna treat you good and have some fun
  • 02:20 Download Story Lyrics I Ain't Been The Same
    I Ain't Been The Same Well everyday I have to face myself up to the fact that you ain't coming back and everyday I have to find new ways to convince myself I'm better off this way oh but it's hard and I ain't been the same and every morning if the sun ain't shining it makes it that much harder ever since we parted and went our seperate ways I'm still trying to make a break away oh but it's hard and I ain't been the same no no no and everyday I have to find new ways to convince myself I'm better off this way oh but it's hard and I ain't been the same I ain't been the same I ain't been the same no no no no
  • 02:45 Download Story Lyrics I'll Be On My Way
    I'll Be On My Way I guess there's no reason for me to stay I get to feeling I'm just in your way or I walked in about a real bad time but something told me baby something inside it's alright I'll be OK it's alright I'll be on my way it's alright I'll be OK yea it's alright I'll be on my way I guess you didn't understand my views or I got crazy acting like a fool but sometimes actions speak much louder than words you mix them both up it gets so absurd it's alright I'll be OK yea it's alright I'll be on my way it's alright I'll be OK yea it's alright I'll be on my way nothing I can ever do nothing I can ever say is gonna change one thing from it's actual way so now the time has come to break away I've seen it coming long before today but baby you know it gets so hard to change I may be crazy but I ain't to blame it's alright I'll be OK yea it's alright i'll be on my way it's alright I'll be OK yea it's alright I'll be on my way
  • 02:40 Download Story Lyrics Jesse
    Jesse Roaming 'round shootin' down every damn face I see things are getting worse I've to get my grip on reality things go by so fast they're gone before you've had a chance to think about what you did ooh ooh ooh Jesse come by and comfort me I need some peace of mind Jesse come by and lay by me we'll leave behind the past skimming stones in the night alone I wonder when will this end lover lover you blew my cover come again and take me back Jesse come by and comfort me I need some peace of mind Jesse come by and lay by me we'll leave behind the past Jesse come by and comfort me I need some peace of mind Jesse come by and lay by me we'll leave behind the past ooh ooh ooh ooh set me free ooh ooh ooh ooh set me free
  • 02:37 Download Story Lyrics Last To Know
    Last To Know Just sittin' round forever letting days go by never knowing when it could be your turn to cry she's so unsuspecting never letting it show and isn't it just so sad and isn't it a crime to know when you're the last one the last to know the time you spend together feel it slip, slip away I know you have been wondering but no one is saying cause oh how secretively she slipped right through and isn't it just so sad isn't it a crime to know when you're the last one the last to know just hanging back intending not to hurt no one seems to be the best way from my experience and it always seems so funny till the trick's on you and isn't it just so sad and isn't it a crime to know when you're the last one the last to know the last to know the last to know the last to know
  • 03:00 Download Story Lyrics Leave Me Blue
    Leave Me Blue Well I can't understand you some of the things that you do and I can't stand to reason with the truth it leaves me blue well I, I've been this way without you kicking stones won't go home and call you well I guess I'm just about as stubborn as a mule but you are too when you leave me blue and all of the time I'm spending alone without you and it'll take time but it passes so slow when I'm not in your arms but when I'm in your arms then it ain't so bad and all of the time I'm spending alone without you and it'll take time but it passes so slow when I'm not in your arms but when I'm in your arms then it ain't so bad so I walk the streets of this town looking for, hoping for, who knows what the night might bring who knows what the night might bring
  • 02:19 Download Story Lyrics Make Me A Wish
    Make Me A Wish When I was a child I'd look to the clouds as rolling hills and mountains and there I'd wish that I could play on inner fields and fountains yes I could wander where ever my mind would roam birds were my friends and freely we'd sail on breezes from some other continent I'd sail a balloon and wait for reply trying to make corespondence then I could wander wherever my mind could take me and I'd make me a wish that I could sail to the stars making believe was never too hard i'd make me a wish that I would never grow old making believe my pennies were gold I'd make me a wish then I could wander wherever my mind could take me then I'd make me a wish that I could sail to the stars making believe was never too hard i'd make me a wish that I'd never grow old making believe my pennies were gold I'd make me a wish
  • 01:55 Download Story Lyrics Midnight Words
    Midnight Words Moonlight falling through the window panes of our room stardust sprinkling down upon like rain a candle burning in the corner illuminating startled by a breeze that makes the curtains sway it's midnight I hold you in my arms and without worry of the silly thoughts that come between be free baby be yourself there is no hurry move me till the dawn breaks light until the dawn breaks light till the dawn break li li li li li li li li ....
  • 03:00 Download Story Lyrics My Own Two Eyes
    My Own Two Eyes Inner city or any odd town whenever you look around you'll see things you thought once never found seen a lot of good people go down when the eyes of a friend tell it all there's a glazing and pupils are small then you know it's a drug-downtown seen a lot of good people go down with my own two eyes I have seen some things you can't believe when the eyes of a friend tell it all there's a glazing and pupils are small then you know it's a drug-downtown seen a lot of good people go down with my own two eyes I have seen some things you can't believe inner city or any odd town whenever you look around you'll see things you thought once never found seen a lot of good people go down
  • 01:19 Download Story Lyrics Not Without The Rain
    Not Without The rain Every heart has a yearning deep inside to be loved by one deserving this part of you so new and moving in her style I can see my reflection and every day I feel her in me in my thoughts night-lit dreams unto the morning and I know that this love can fly so free like a bird across the sky I know that this love can grow ooh like a flower in the sun but no my love, not without the rain
  • 02:45 Download Story Lyrics Pretty Mama
    Pretty Mama Doodle-lit-doo-doo whoa-oh Doodle-lit-doo-doo pretty mama Doodle-lit-doo-doo whoa-oh yea Doodle-lit-doo-doo whoa-oh yea, pretty mama she's been there right through it all through thick or thin whenever I call I'd be a fool to let her go now just like a good friend she won't let you down and I'm singin' Doodle-lit-doo-doo whoa oh Doodle-lit-doo-doo pretty mama there were times I was depressed look in the mirror, oh what a mess then she came along in her own footloose way scatter those forces inspire my day and I'm singin' Doodle-lit-doo-doo whoa-oh yea Doodle-lit-doo-doo pretty mama don't want to think it's cool thinkin' everything is so secure don't want to speak too soon cause everytime I do.. oh oh uh oh something goes wrong and I guess I'm to blame I think I belong but I feel out of place now I walk with her and she doesn't mind we only go out to have a good time and I'm singin' Doodle-lit-doo-doo whoa-oh Doodle-lit-doo-doo pretty mama Doodle-lit-doo-doo whoa-oh yea Doodle-lit-doo-doo pretty mama
  • 03:03 Download Story Lyrics Soar Back
    Soar Back And so another chapter has been born it means another one must die it's been filled with sorrow pain etc. etc. etc. no regrets don't wanna bring ya down no more down to the floor take your love and run it's such an easy game to play the stakes are high take your chances on a twisting turning rocking rolling tumbling dice yea it would be nice don't wanna bring ya down no more down to the floor I ain't the kind of guy who likes to be pushed 'round this way but it's alright living on assurance of a supersonic lift-off future day yea I'd be OK I don't wanna bring ya down no more down to the floor cause then I won't have to work no more...
  • 03:00 Download Story Lyrics Somethin' Or Other
    Somethin' Or Other Woke up this morning my head really hurtin' how did I get here home in my bed ? tryin' to remember but I ain't really certain did I drive home last night vision impaired ? Look out the window there in the driveway my car's parked all discombobulated wait just a minute who's in the shower ? some fat chick in a towel just gave me a kiss musta been somethin' somethin' or other musta been somethin' that I said or did I probably said it probably shouldn't have done it done what I done but I don't know what I did phone has been ringing non-stop for an hour when I finally answered all that I could hear coming out of the receiver a woman voice shreaking demanding some answers that I just can't give the whites of my eyes feel like they're on fire the Anvil Chorus is blasting inside of my head my vision is blurry my tongue is wearing a sweater I swear to God that I'm never gonna do this again it musta been somethin' somethin' or other it musta been somethin' I don't even know I probably said it probably shouldn't have done it done what I done but what I did I don't know I'm sure somethin' happened somethin' unpleasant a real awkward kind of moment in a one man show just like Hunter S. Thompson said and he would know "when the going gets weird man the weird turn pro" it musta been somethin' somethin' or other... it musta been somethin' somethin' or other... it musta been somethin' somethin' or other... it musta been somethin' somethin' or other...
  • 01:59 Download Story Lyrics Sweet Marietta
    Sweet Marietta Sweet Marietta come on let's take a chance if I asked you to walk with me hand in hand I can see by your amber brown eyes shine bright you're just a lonely dream come true tonight sweet Marittea her hair falls like the sun don't you wanna run hand in hand with me ? or maybe wanna come out tonight? because I've been so longing for love been longin' for your love for so long sweet little woman she did it again you know maybe it's the sunshine or maybe I just don't know could it be the way you move well I surely like your style or could it be your tender lips honey melt me with your eyes Sweet Marietta seems I need you more Sweet Marietta love's the key to the door Sweet Marietta seems I need you more Sweet Marietta loves the key to the door Sweet Marietta are you a gamblin' girl in this ramblin' world ?
  • 03:44 Download Story Lyrics That Same Old Song
    That Same Old Song Hey Mister Sorrow you've been walkin' along my way you are the cloud line on that cold and rainy day seems I've been walking on this road far too long and lately I'm singin' that same old song hey Mister Sunshine you've been hiding from me I see I have been blinded by a love that's slipped from me and this crutch that I've been leanin' on well it's old and it ain't so strong and lately I'm singing that same old song same old song, same old song yeah it's the same, same old song lately I'm singin' that same old song hey Mister Dreamer you've flown far too high this time I can not reach you just as hard Lord as I try I've been forsaken to a life so far, gone wrong when you hear me I'm singing that same old song hey Mister Jesus won't you look down on this man? I have been prayin' just as hard Lord as I can trying to reach you just to help me to get along and keep me from singin' that same old song same old song same old song yeah it's the same, same old song lately I'm singin' that same old song lately I'm singin', lately I'm singin', lately I'm singing that same old song
  • 04:08 Download Story Lyrics The Outlaw
    The Outlaw Don't trust a running man a life out on the plains beware the wanted man with a price tag on his head don't try to get too closeor look him in the face don't try, they're words to the wise you might get blown away he's an outlaw (he's an outlaw) and that's the way he'll stay he's an outlaw (he's an outlaw) until his dying day he's an outlaw one foot on the run the other in his grave beware the just snubbed fire smoldering at your feet the cinders still are warm leads one to believe whoever left here was in a real big hurry to leave dusted tracks and twisted facts left here to deceive he's an outlaw (he's an outlaw) that's the way he'll stay he's an outlaw (he's an outlaw) until his dying day he's an outlaw one foot on the run the other in his grave there was a train car rider suspicious in his ways he had those eyes of fire giving nothin' away he kept right to himself all the way to Santa Fe got off and met some dudes and quickly rode away he's an outlaw (he's an outlaw) and that's the way he'll stay he's an outlaw (he's an outlaw) until his dying day he's an outlaw one foot on the run the other in his grave waiting ever silently behind a rock formation sit the desperate men in anticipation with angry hearts and souls that show through on their faces dead men tell no tales and they don't leave no traces he's an outlaw (he's an outlaw) and that's the way he'll stay he's an outlaw (he's an outlaw) until his dying day he's an outlaw yea that's the way, that's the way of the outlaw he's an outlaw one foot on the run the other in his grave yea he's an outlaw yea he's an outlaw
  • 02:17 Download Story Lyrics The Pulse
    The Pulse Somewhere it's lying there forever keeping constant patterns always change kaleidoscopic game it's there for those who care or dare to wonder somewhere in the dark of night is where it's shining bright into the night too clear to crystalize to touch to feel who knows who might receive you somewhere I know somewhere deep down below there's a pulse sometimes ya feel it sometimes ya don't all of you dreamers hear the song all you believers who ride the storm well you can dream of tomorrow but today is still here you can pack all your sorrows trade in your fears somewhere I know somewhere deep down below there's a pulse sometimes ya feel it sometimes ya don't somewhere I know somewhere deep down below there's a pulse somewhere I know somewhere deep down below there's a pulse
  • 01:52 Download Story Lyrics Think Of The Things
    Think Of The Things Whenever I got you on mind it shows take a look at this smile then you'll know when I think of the things you do for me think of the things your love has done for me and I'm not a wanderer no more no no her love is an open door when I think of the love she gives to me think of the love unselfishly to me when I think of the things whenever I got her on my mind it shows take a look at this rhyme then you'll know how much I care about her the love that we share I just can't live without when I think of the things I think of good things
  • 02:17 Download Story Lyrics Walkin' The Tracks
    Walkin' The Tracks Early in the morning 'fore the sun the comes up I'm up and dressed and gone ready to face another day greet a new world head on I'm on my way to work on foot think I'll take a shortcut so I go I go Walkin' The Tracks It's a time for reflection when the red sun rise I think about the night before you give me your lovin last me through the day then I'm on my way back home work sucks and I'm dragging butt I grab a beer at the corner pub then I go I go Walkin' The Tracks speeding eye flashing in the dusk of the night ain't giving no horn sound warning keep your eyes open for a runaway train at least until the morning 'cause man you're gonna try your luck with wary eyes behind me I truck on I go Walkin' The Tracks Walkin' The Tracks Walkin' The Tracks Walkin' The Tracks
  • 01:21 Download Story Lyrics You Only Live Once
    You Only Live Once Ya gotta go for all you can muster ya gotta grab for all the gusto one time we go around before they put you in the ground You Only Live Once You Only Live Once ya gotta take it slow but quick who knows you might get hit by a brick ya gotta give it all you got to give ya gotta win one for the Gip You Only Live Once You Only Live Once ya gotta get while the gittin's good just like a young boy should ya gotta take all you can stand ya gotta take it like a man you only live once uh huh you only live once believe it you only live once
  • 02:35 Download Story Lyrics Yvonne
    Yvonne Ooh Yvonne I got a thing about you Yvonne and girl you're turnin' me on Yvonne lookin' real good I'd say and you would make my day if you would talk to me today Yvonne though I ain't known ya too long so what who knows and maybe this could be the start of love cause when I look at you I see hearts like Cupids arrow has struck and I am in love again I'm gonna try best as I can to be the one and only man you need ooh Yvonne I'm gonna try best as I can to be the one and only man you need Yvonne I got a thing about you Yvonne and girl you're turnin' me on Yvonne lookin' it's like Clint Eastwood would say; "come on and make my day" Yvonne I got a thing about you ....