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The Streets of Baltimore
Bobby Bare Lyrics


I sold the farm to take my woman where she longed to be
We left our kin and all our friends back there in Tennessee
I bought those one way tickets she had often begged me for
And they took us to the streets of Baltimore
Her heart was filled with laughter when she saw those city lights
She said the prettiest place on earth is Baltimore at night
Oh well a man feels proud to give his woman what she's longing for
And I kind of liked the streets of Baltimore
Well I got myself a factory job I ran an old machine
I bought a little cottage in a neighborhood serene
Yet every night when I came home with every muscle sore
She would drag me through the streets of Baltimore
Well I did my best to bring her back to what she used to be
But I soon learned she loved those bright lights much more than she loved me
Now I'm a going back on that same train that brought me here before
While my baby walks the streets of Baltimore
Yes my baby walks the streets of Baltimore

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Written by: HARLAN HOWARD, TOMPALL GLASER

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david david

Well I sold the farm to take my woman where she longed to be
We left our kin and all our friends back there in Tennessee
And I bought those one way tickets she had often begged me for
And they took us to the streets of Baltimore
Well her heart was filled with gladness when she saw those city lights
She said the prettiest place on earth was Baltimore at night
Well a man feels proud to give his woman what she's longing for
And I kind of like the streets of Baltimore
Then I got myself a factory job, I ran an old machine
And I bought a little cottage in a neighborhood serene
And every night when I'd come home with every muscle sore
She'd drag me through the streets of Baltimore
Well I did my best to bring her back to what she used to be
Then I soon learned she loved those bright lights more than she loved me
Now I'm a going back on that same train that brought me here before
While my baby walks the streets of Baltimore
While my baby walks the streets of Baltimore



salome salomesalome

I sold the farm to take my woman where she longed to be
We left our kin and all our friends back there in Tennssee
I bought those oneway tickets she had often begged me for
And they took us to the streets of Baltimore.

Her heart was filled with laughter when she saw those city lights
She said the prettiest place on earth is Baltimore at night
Oh well, a man feels proud to give his woman what she's longing for
And I kind of liked the streets of Baltimore.

Well, I got myself a factory job, I ran an old machine
I bought a little cottage in a neighborhood serene
Yet every night when I came home with every muscle sore
She would drag me through the streets of Baltimore.

Well, I did my best to bring her back to what she used to be
But I soon learned she loved those bright lights much more than she loved me
Now I'm a going back on that same train that brought me here before
While my baby walks the streets of Baltimore.

Yes, my baby walks the streets of Baltimore...



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amanda barnard

best song ever. Bobby Bare sing so beautiful.

judy knight

I heard this song today on my car radio. I hurried home to find the song on Youtube. Now I can listen to it anytime. I love every song Bobby Bare sings. He has a great voice.

bazthehandyman

You've got class Judyknight.

Dean Lawlor

These songs tell stories. My generation doesn't understand this. I'm so grateful my parents played these songs when I grew up

weigh2play a

Everything on this recording came together unbelievably, That Harpsichord sounds great! don't think many country songs used it

Doctor Mountebank

@Colby Herschberger and Charlie McCoy.

Colby Herschberger

The power and magic of RCA Studio B.

Super D Eberle Content

This is one of them "Car songs" my Papa and i listened to, I was a small kid, about 5 and 6, even though the song was released in 1966, it was New to me when i heard it, I used to love watching my daddy sing along while driving the car, tapping his hands on the steering wheel, he'd look my way while singing as if singing to me..lol..and taught me more of the words each time I heard it. I look up these "Oldie Goldies" as my Papa would say, they pop into my mind along with a sweet memory of a man I will never forget, a man who shaped me into the human being I am today and I love you all the more for it Papa. He passed a day before my birthday Dec,9/2017..I was by your side, just like you were by mine when I entered this world. #dadslegacyoflove

Super D Eberle Content

@wareidav music is the catalyst to fuel memories, all my learning curves, digging into my 6,7 or 13 year old mind.. Thank you 😊🖒 I agree 100%

wareidav

Amazing post Darlene.. Very sweet of you to say that about your dad.... Music and memories do go hand in glove don`t they. Certain songs will remind you your mother I`m sure and others your father.... And if you think of, a song will remind someone of you. Hope you and yours are all safe and well in these troubled times. Music... You gotta love music !!

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