HEY KID (2014)

Lyrics © Angela Perley/Perley Moon Publishing

Athens

running around in Ohio with familiar faces I used to know

trying to get high as the clouds

Midwest kids with Midwest charm jumping fences breaking arms

laughing like the good times will never stop

lovers come and lovers go I knew a few down the road

how they flicker in and out of my mind

take the right take the left take the path you love the best

blindfolded yeah ain’t that life

like a train I don’t know if I’m coming back this way

you think you know me well but everything fades

like a train I don’t know if I’m coming back this way

you think you know me well but everything fades

pickin’ pumpkins dancing in barns

feeling the sunlight on our arms

reading poetry in bed

I’ll tell you if you tell me

I got more secrets than a girl can keep

is it a good memory or just a kiss in the dark?

like a train I don’t know if I’m coming back this way

you think you know me well but everything fades

like a train I don’t know if I’m coming back this way

you think you know me well but everything fades

you think you know me well but everything fades

running around in Ohio, Athens County I hope you know

how you changed my soul and un-chained my heart

you made me crazy you made me sad

you’re the best damn friend a girl could have

with your ghost lit hills and untuned guitars

like a train I don’t know if I’m coming back this way

you think you know me well but everything fades

like a train I don’t know if I’m coming back this way

you think you know me well but everything fades

you think you know me well

but everything fades

Hurricane

come on daddy give me something real

show me how you really feel

you’ve been tearing at my heart

making me starve yeah yeah yeah yeah

you and I you know we are the same

two hard heads with a different game

she can take you for the night

and I can say goodbye yeah yeah yeah yeah

oh oh oh oh you’re like a hurricane

spinning round washing out spitting me back again

oh oh oh oh you’re like a hurricane

on my mind win or die pulling me back again

come on daddy kiss me like you mean

I don’t mind that your hair ain’t clean

you’re a dirty little man

but I understand yeah yeah yeah yeah

take the truth for what it is

all of us just hungry kids

got a light in the dark

and a mouth that sparks yeah yeah yeah yeah

oh oh oh oh you’re like a hurricane

spinning round washing out spitting me back again

oh oh oh oh yeah yeah yeah yeah

oh oh oh oh yeah yeah yeah

like a hurricane like a hurricane

like a hurricane like a hurricane

oh oh oh oh you’re like a hurricane

spinning round washing out spitting me back again

oh oh oh oh you’re like a hurricane

on my mind win or die pulling me back again

George Stone

what you running from George Stone what you running from

what you running from George Stone what you running from

is it her is it me some dark secret tied to your bones when you’re all alone

does it break your heart do you swear under the stars when you wake up and all your money’s gone

what you running from George Stone what you running from

what you running from George Stone what you running from

what you running from George Stone what you running from

didn’t your mama teach you well how to write and how to sell anything and everything you own

don’t you even blink an eye when some stranger passing by says hey kid is something wrong

what you running from George Stone what you running from

oh run run run      

oh run run run      

oh run run run

what you running from George Stone what you running from

what you running from George Stone what you running from

what you running from George Stone what you running from

now your hair is dark and long caught humming her songs praying one sweet day you’ll find

that dress she wore on your hardwood floor with a note saying I just need time

what you running from George Stone what you running from

oh run run run      

oh run run run    

oh run run run

what you running from George Stone what you running from

hell what you running from George Stone what you running from

Ghost

in the middle of the night when wildflowers close

gets in my fingers runs through my blood

and no man will ever come close enough

cause I’m running I’m running after a ghost

can’t fool me girl I know you’re no good

shame shame shame on you

you’re a liar yeah you’re just mean

well I ain’t got time for you I’m moving on to other things

I’m running I’m running after a ghost

time time can’t slow me down

give me four wheels and I’m out of this town

I have sacrificed more than most

I’m running I’m running after a ghost

I’m running I’m running after a ghost

I’m running I’m running after a ghost

I’m running I’m running after a ghost

Howlin’ at the Moon

I’m howlin’ I’m howlin’ at the moon

I’m howlin’ I’m howlin’ at the moon

I’m a wolf little boy grand prize is set on you

why do you look so good?

why do you look so good?

my mouth is watering

I’m on a straight kill for you

when the sun goes down

yeah when the sun goes down

I get a crazed feeling

lord can’t help myself

I’m howlin’ I’m howlin’ at the moon

I’m howlin’ I’m howlin’ at the moon

I’m a wolf little boy grand prize is set on you

when the sun goes down

yeah when the sun goes down

I get a crazed feeling

lord can’t help myself

I’m howlin’ I’m howlin’ at the moon

I’m howlin’ I’m howlin’ at the moon

I’m a wolf little boy grand prize is set on you

Rock and Roller

oh he’s got me on the ground

oh he’s got me on the ground

and my heart it just pounds

oh he’s got me on the ground

that little honey bee

that little honey bee

keeps on stinging me

that little honey bee

he’s got me where he wants me

got me where he wants me right now

he’s a rock ‘n’ roller shaking shaking shaking me out

oh you know I can’t sleep

oh you know I can’t sleep

he’s in my dreams

oh you know I can’t sleep

he’s got me where he wants me

got me where he wants me right now

he’s a rock ‘n’ roller shaking shaking shaking me out

he’s a rock ‘n’ roller shaking shaking shaking me out

he’s a rock ‘n’ roller shaking shaking shaking me out

Milk in the Fridge

honey honey honey I’ve got milk in the fridge

honey honey honey I don’t want no kids

I just want to live life out on the road

honey honey honey I don’t want your things

honey honey honey I don’t want your ring

I just want you to drive me to the liquor store

I don’t have any money oh yeah it’s true

but I don’t need anything baby as long as I’m kissing you

honey honey honey the sun shines down

honey honey honey when you’re around

it’s so easy to get lost in you

honey honey honey I’ve been thinking all day

honey honey honey finding words to say

how you hit me like an arrow through a paper moon

I don’t have any money oh yeah it’s true

but I don’t need anything sweetheart as long as I’m kissing you

as long I’m kissing you

as long I’m kissing, long as I’m kissing, long as I’m kissing you

honey honey honey I think you know

honey honey honey how you steal the show

the spotlight rests on your lips

honey honey honey I’ll play it smooth

honey honey honey like a schoolgirl should

I wrote your name in ink on the girls bathroom wall

I don’t have any money oh yeah it’s true

but I don’t need anything sugar as long as I’m kissing you

as long as I’m kissing you

as long as I’m kissing, long as I’m kissing, long as I’m a kissing you

Bad Reputation

see that girl over there

yeah the one with the curly hair

she’s got a bad reputation for cheating men

she’s got a bad reputation for cheating men

red lips long legs

little boy you better run away

she’s got a bad reputation for cheating men

she’s got a bad reputation for cheating men

she’s got a bad reputation

she’s got a bad reputation

mercy mercy lord on high

heaven help her from her wandering eyes

she’s got a bad reputation for cheating men

she’s got a bad reputation for cheating men

high heels short skirt

Mississippi girl put you to work

she’s got a bad reputation for cheating  men

she’s got a bad reputation for cheating men

she’s got a bad reputation

   

Roll on Over

I just want to take a ride

in my pink Chevrolet to the countryside

windows down and music loud

lipstick on and my favorite blouse

just want to roll

roll on over to you  

all the boys in this here town

can’t make me smile just make me frown

they think that they’re so cool

but their the boring fellas that I ever knew

just want to roll

roll on over to you

just wanna roll roll roll

just wanna roll roll roll

just wanna roll roll roll

just wanna roll roll roll

just wanna roll roll on over to you

well do you remember at the picture show

you held my hand and whispered low

angel baby I love you true

I just wanna spend all my time with you

just wanna roll

roll on over to you

well I kept every note you gave me

all your lovin’ it drove me crazy

I don’t care where I go

I’m just looking for you at the end of the road

just wanna roll

roll on over to you

just wanna roll roll roll

just wanna roll roll roll

just wanna roll roll roll

just wanna roll roll roll

just wanna roll roll on over to you

I just want to take a ride

in my pink Chevrolet to the countryside

windows down and music loud

lipstick on and my favorite blouse

just wanna to roll, roll on over to you  

just wanna roll now, roll on over to you

just wanna roll roll roll

just wanna roll roll roll

just wanna roll roll roll

just wanna roll roll roll

just wanna roll roll on over to you

just wanna roll now roll on over to you

Down and Drunk

down and drunk

that’s when you love me the most

wild like a child

dancing with no clothes

my heart breaks like the wings

of an albatross born to sing

oh ain’t it a shame

yeah ain’t it a shame

down and drunk

that’s when you love me the most

thin and pale

with a ribbon in my ponytail

I am hurt and I am broke

laughing and lighting a smoke

oh ain’t it a shame

yeah ain’t it shame

I guess you got what you wanted, I haven’t slept in days

been greeting the morning sunrise with tequila in my hand

and just like a Kansas tornado, destroying everything I see

beauty doesn’t mean anything to me

no beauty doesn’t mean anything to me

down and drunk

that’s when you love me the most

wild like a child

dancing with no clothes

my heart breaks like the wings

of an albatross born to sing

oh ain’t it shame

yeah ain’t it a shame

oh ain’t it shame