• Artist: Pete Berwick
  • Title: Busted In Kentucky
  • Genre: Rock - Roots Rock, Country - Classic
  • Mood: Up/Positive, Quirky/Wacky/Silly
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), All Other, Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/5/2010
  • Lyric themes: Traveling, Crime Incarceration, Bad Luck, Storytelling, Frustration, Other
  • Lyrics:   STATE TROOPER PULLED ME OVER ON SOUTHBOUND 65 HAD A GIG IN NASHVILLE I WAS RUNNIN' A BIT BEHIND HIS CANINE FRIEND SNIFFED OUT MY CAR EVERY SINGLE INCH SMELLIN' FOR SOME COCAINE BUT I NEVER TOUCH THAT SHIT FOUND A QUARTER GRAM OF MEXICAN BARELY NUFF' TO GET HIGH STILL HE SLAPPED THE CUFFS ON AND BROUGHT ME IN AS DAYLIGHT TURNED TO NIGHT NOW IF I'D BEEN FOUND IN LOUISVILLE THOSE BOYS WOULDA MADE MY DAY PROBLY' WRITE ME UP A CITATION AND JUST SEND ME ON MY WAY BUT FURTHER DOWN IN ELIZABETH TOWN THEM COPS DON'T MESS AROUND IT'S ALL THE SAME TO THEIR INBRED BRAINS A PINJOINT OR A POUND THEY THREW ME IN THE DRUNK TANK THOUGH I HADN'T TOUCHED A DROP I SAT THERE FOR NINE HOURS JUST CURSING OUT THAT COP MY BAIL WAS SET AT FIVE HUNDRED BUCKS MORE THAN I EVEN MAKE SO I CALLED THE WIFE AND SHE WIRED IT TO THE JAIL ON THE NEXT DAY WHILE ON THE PHONE MY KID WAS CRYIN' THOUGHT THAT I'D BEEN DEAD AFTER TWO DAYS IN THAT HELL HOLE I ALMOST WISH I HAD BEEN RIDIN' ON THAT EDGE SO LONG RECKLESS WILD AND LUCKY BUT ON THE ROAD TO NASHVILLE I GOT BUSTED IN KENTUCKY WAS TRANSFERRED TO A CELL WITH A COUPLE OTHER GUYS SOME FARM BOY IN FOR DEALING' METH AND A BLACK DUDE DOIN' LIFE PICKED UP THE GIDEON'S BIBLE BUT MY EYES TOO TIRED TO READ THEY WERE RED AND DILATED BUT IT WASN'T FROM THE WEED I'D BEEN DRIVIN' SEVERAL HOURS FROM A SHOW IN VALPARAISO AND HOW I ENDED UP IN THERE I'LL NEVER REALLY KNOW HARDIN' COUNTY USA SURE MAKES THIS ONE THING CLEAR COME ON VACATION LEAVE ON PROBATION AND YA'LL COME BACK NOW YA HEAR BY THE TIME MY BAIL WAS POSTED I HAD MISSED MY NASHVILLE SHOW STILL PLENTY TIME TO MAKE THE NEXT ONE JUST A LITTLE UP THE ROAD THREE PEOPLE PAID THE COVER CHARGE I MADE ABOUT SEVEN BUCKS BUSTED IN VALPRAISO AND DAMN CLEAN OUT OF LUCK
  • Keywords: cheerful, whimsical, rock, americana, Bass, Bright, Guitar, Nashville
  • Ending type: End Sustain

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