Deputy Dan

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Christopher Cross

Christopher Cross (born Christopher Charles Geppert; May 3, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter from San Antonio, Texas. His debut album earned him five Grammys. He is perhaps best known for his US Top Ten hit songs, "Sailing", "Ride Like the Wind", and "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)", t… more »

Just another pure heart
A wide open mind
Driftin' like a cork on a sea of dreams
Playin' the school boy
Makin' believe
Dyin' to fill the shoes
The really big shoes for the TV screams
Standing on the sidelines when I was a kid
Talkin' 'bout the heroes and the war
Living on the front lines wasn't quite the same
Something deep inside of me had changed
Dedicated upstart entourage
In the garage
Four crazy juveniles
Burnin' up the midnight miles
The gigs
The juke box guinea pigs
Spending our prime
Hey man
Honky-tonk women just one more time
Standing on the sidelines when I was a kid
Talkin' 'bout the heroes and the war
Living on the front lines wasn't quite the same
But something deep inside of me remained
Took a ride on the wild wind
And lost myself an old friend
Don't ask me now if I'd do it again

Written by: CHRISTOPHER C. CROSS, ROBERT ALVAH MEURER

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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Deputy Dan