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GUEST,Pat Lyr Req: Cadillac Cowboy / Other Side of the Hill (10) Lyr Add: OTHER SIDE OF THE HILL 05 Jul 06

Hmm . . . here are the "definitive" :) lyrics: a Pat-corrected version of what's found on the web site,

Actually, this is the "definitive" version of the song as sung by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on a recording Pat heard (the version Peace found is slightly different):

Other Side of the Hill

Watch out when they start to twist
Hold tight with a leather fist
that's what my daddy told me
how to ride the bull[s]
there's a jingle in my jeans,
sore places in between;
I'm leaving Tennesee with a push and pull.

Ten-four, buddy, come on back.
horse trailer on a Cadillac,
you're talking to the cowboy in the Coupe de Ville.
chug a lug up one side, fly/glide[/slide] down the other,
I'm a lover of the other side of the hill.

Turn up that radio and don't think about rodeo,
Don't think about Roundup up in old Cheyenne.
It's a crazy circuit, but you still work it.
Won't you turn the sound up, [and] let's check the scan.


Bandanna on the rearview mirror
Still wet from ear to ear;
Once again it's proven what the wise men say -
When you ride the last one, you better make it a fast one
Jump while he's movin, just walk away.


The url had a really obvious mistake "short places in between" and some typos (provin' instead of proven) and a copyright date of half a decade after I heard the song. One reason I wanted the lyrics is because it was very hard to catch some of the words on the homemade tape I had.

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