Tons of Steel
I know these rails we're on like I know my lady's smile, We see a dozen dreams in every passing mile. Can't begin to count the trips she and I have made, But I wish I had a dollar for each time we've both been down this grade. [Chorus] And a hundred thousand tons of steel, made to roll. The brakes don't work and this grade's too steep, her engine's sure to blow. And a hundred thousand tons of steel, out of control, She's more a roller coaster than the train I used to know. It's one hell of an understatement, to say she can't be beat. She's temperamental, more a bitch than a machine. She wasn't built to travel at speed or through mud slides. These wheels are bound to jump the tracks before they burn like the ties [Chorus] Murphy sure out done himself to pick this stretch of track I can only hope my luck is ridin' in the back. Well I have pray to god this ain't the day we meet, I've done about everything, but try dragging my feet. [Chorus] Oh, oh I want to go down slow.
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