Bruce Springsteen: Downbound Train | Song-Factsheet

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Song «Downbound Train» von Bruce Springsteen.

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Veröffentlichungsdaten: 1984 06 04 (Album)
Label: Columbia CK 38653
Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Produktion: Jon Landau & Chuck Plotkin & Bruce Springsteen & Steve Van Zandt
Genre: Rock - Poprock - Heartlandrock

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Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen
Jon Landau
Chuck Plotkin
Bruce Springsteen
Steve Van Zandt

Lyrics

[Verse] I had a job, I had a girl I had something going, mister, in this world I got laid off down at the lumber yard Our love went bad, times got hard Now I work down at the carwash Where all it ever does is rain Don't you feel like you're a rider On a downbound train [Verse] She just said, "Joe, I gotta go We had it once, we ain't got it anymore" She packed her bags left me behind She bought a ticket on the Central Line Nights as I sleep, I hear that whistle whining I feel her kiss in the misty rain And I feel like I'm a rider On a downbound train [Bridge] Last night I heard your voice You were crying, crying, you were so alone You said your love had never died You were waiting for me at home Put on my jacket, I ran through the woods I ran till I thought my chest would explode There in the clearing, beyond the highway In the moonlight, our wedding house shone I rushed through the yard, I burst through the front door My head pounding hard, up the stairs I climbed The room was dark, our bed was empty Then I heard that long whistle whine And I dropped to my knees, hung my head and cried [Semi-Verse] Now I swing a sledge hammer on a railroad gang Knocking down them cross ties, working in the rain Now don't it feel like you're a rider On a downbound train.