September in Seattle

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Shawn Mullins

Shawn Mullins (born March 8, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter who specializes in folk rock, instrumental rock, adult alternative, and Americana music. He is best known for the 1998 single "Lullaby", which hit number one on the Adult Top 40 and was nominated for a Grammy Award. more »

This song was mostly written 
On a train ride down the west coast while 
On tour. 
Hadn't ridden a train since I was a kid

 September in Seattle 
 Waiting on a train 
I smoked my last cigarette 
 Standing in out of the rain 
There's a cool wind blowin' 
Down the alley by the depot 
 Amtrak down the coastline 
To the city of the roses 

Mama's hangin' hand me downs 
Daddy's in the hotel bar 
Kids reciting mother goose 
 Running naked through the yard 
You see the best and the worst here 
The richest and the poor 
From the mansions on the hilltop 

To the red dirt floor 
Pull into the station 
The sun's settin' outside 
The pushers and the pullers 
Tryin' to take you for a ride 

 Portland is a small town 
With a bitter city smile 
And as I walk these streets around 
I might just hang here for a while


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