• Artist: JANA PERI
  • Title: The Boy From Bayonne
  • Genre: Country - Alternative
  • Mood: Laid Back/Groovy, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Courtship Dating, Uncertainty Questioning, Stubborness, Home, Independence
  • Lyric hook: You can take the boy out of Bayonne
  • Lyrics: There’s a boy about town Who lives in Technicolor And talks in black and white Uh-huh He’s street-educated Not too sophisticated Jaded by it all Uh-huh He makes the scene Well, he shows up Ain’t things just like they were before? ‘Cause you can take the boy out of Bayonne You can take the boy away from his home Yes, you can take the boy out of Bayonne But you can’t take Bayonne from the boy There’s a girl Who’s been around the world But ain’t too cynical to dream Uh-huh She’s opinionated Strong-willed and complicated And he likes her just that way Uh-huh But he can’t keep her down on the farm ‘Cause she’s seen Paris, but not on his arm What is she gonna do now? ‘Cause you can take the boy out of Bayonne You can take the boy away from his home Yes, you can take the boy out of Bayonne But you can’t take Bayonne from the... Boy, have you been lucky! Do I have to make a speech? If everything you wanted was all within your reach, Would you be happy? He does his hair the same way And wears the same clothes he did Twenty years ago Uh-huh He looks in the mirror And reflects upon A face that doesn’t show Uh-huh But he can’t leave the past behind For it clings like an amorous vine What is he gonna do now? ‘Cause you can take the boy out of Bayonne You can take the boy away from his home Yes, you can take the boy out of Bayonne But you can’t take Bayonne from the boy
  • Keywords: Bass, Guitar

About JANA PERI

JANA PERI

New York, NY United States

“Music is a calling,” says New York City rocker, Jana Peri. “The question is whether or not you choose to accept the mission!” There’s no doubt that Jana has been on a mission to rock since her teens. With a critically lauded EP and hundreds of gigs under her studded leather belt, Jana has released her hotly anticipated debut album, Catching Flies With Vinegar (produced by renowned Ramones producer/co-songwriter Daniel Rey). Inspired by a lifelong ...

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