Adelaide

Paul Kelly Buy

FAVORITE (0 fans)

Paul Kelly

Paul Maurice Kelly (born 13 January 1955) is an Australian rock music singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player. He has performed solo, and has led numerous groups, including the Dots, the Coloured Girls, and the Messengers. He has worked with other artists and groups, including associated projects Professor Ratbaggy and Stardust Five. Kelly's music style has ranged from bluegrass to studio-oriented dub reggae, but his core output straddles folk, rock, and country. His lyrics capture the vastness of the culture and landscape of Australia by chronicling life about him for over 30 years. David Fricke from Rolling Stone calls Kelly "one of the finest songwriters I have ever heard, Australian or otherwise." Kelly has said, "Song writing is mysterious to … more »


Year:
1987
78 Views
Playlists:
#1

 The easy, fast & fun way to learn how to sing: 30DaySinger.com

The wisteria on the back veranda is still blooming
And all the great aunts are either insane or dead
Kensington Road runs straight for a while before turning
We lived on the bend it was there I was raised and fed
Counting and running as I go
Down past the hedges all in a row
In Adelaide, Adelaide

Dad's hands used to shake but I never knew he was dying
I was thirteen I never dreamed he could fall
And all the great aunts were red in the eyes from crying
I rang the bells I never felt nothing at all
All the king's horses all the king's men
Cannot bring him back again

Find me a bar or a girl or guitar where do you go on a Saturday night?
I own this town I spilled my wine at the bottom of the statue of Colonel Light
And the streets are so wide everybody's inside
Sitting in the same chairs they were sitting in last year
(This is my town!)
All the king's horses all the king's men
Wouldn't drag me back again
to Adelaide, Adelaide, Adelaide, Adelaide

 The easy, fast & fun way to learn how to sing: 30DaySinger.com

Written by: PAUL MAURICE KELLY

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind

Discuss the Adelaide Lyrics with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these lyrics to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Adelaide Lyrics." Lyrics.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 25 Jul 2021. <https://www.lyrics.com/lyric/8777236/Paul+Kelly>.

    Missing lyrics by Paul Kelly?

    Know any other songs by Paul Kelly? Don't keep it to yourself!

    Watch the song video

    Adelaide

    16,048
    73     2

    Browse Lyrics.com

    Our awesome collection of

    Promoted Songs

    »

    Quiz

    Are you a music master?

    »
    Who 'Walks On Minks' as a rapper and trapper?
    • A. Future
    • B. Pop smoke
    • C. 2 chainz
    • D. Drake

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant explanation for any lyrics that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant explanation for any acronym or abbreviation that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Paul Kelly tracks

    On Radio Right Now

    Loading...

    Powered by OnRad.io


    Think you know music? Test your MusicIQ here!