Atlantic City
Bruce Springsteen Lyrics


Well, they blew up the chicken man in Philly last night
Now they blew up his house, too
Down on the boardwalk they're gettin' ready
For a fight, gonna see what them racket boys can do

Now there's trouble busin' in from outta state
And the DA can't get no relief
Gonna be a rumble out on the promenade
And the gamblin' commission's hangin' on by the skin of its teeth
Well, now everything dies, baby, that's a fact
But maybe everything that dies someday comes back
Put your makeup on, fix your hair up pretty
And meet me tonight in Atlantic City

Well, I got a job and tried to put my money away
But I got debts that no honest man can pay
So I drew what I had from the Central Trust
And I bought us two tickets on that Coast City bus

Now, baby, everything dies, honey, that's a fact
But maybe everything that dies someday comes back
Put your makeup on, fix your hair up pretty
And meet me tonight in Atlantic City

Now our luck may have died and our love may be cold
But with you forever I'll stay
We're goin' out where the sands turnin' to gold now
Put on your stockings, baby, 'cause the nights gettin' cold and
Everything dies, baby, that's a fact but maybe
Everything that dies someday comes back

Now I've been lookin' for a job but it's hard to find
Down here it's just winners and losers
And don't get caught on the wrong side of that line
Well I'm tired of comin' out on this losin' end
So, honey, last night I met this guy
And I'm gonna do a little favor for him

Well I guess everything dies, baby, that's a fact
But maybe everything that dies someday comes back
Fix your hair up nice, make yourself look pretty
And meet me tonight in Atlantic City
Meet me tonight in Atlantic City
Come meet me tonight in Atlantic City
And meet me tonight in Atlantic City
(Tonight in Atlantic City)
(Tonight in Atlantic City)
(Meet me tonight in Atlantic City)
(Tonight in Atlantic City)
(Tonight in Atlantic City)

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Written by: Bruce Springsteen

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Comments from YouTube:

Ahmed Moghazy

he recorded this track in his bedroom with a 4 track cassette hands down he is a pure genius

Gregg Raybin

As a friend of mine put it “A 4 track cassette recorder - and $25,000 worth of outboard gear.” Still very cool - and haunting.

connor murphy

Prove it!🤣

Mick Balint

I've heard many stories about this album. When it was released Springsteen told the recording story. He told of how he recorded it in a cabin in the woods. On a 4 track
cassette recorder. It proves that brilliant human lyrics and great music played bare can produce magic. No special effects, no auto sync, no flashy arrangements or over the top videos. It's one of his best albums.

Grant Skinner

I’m so in love with his music, long love the BOSS

Jim F

Sounds like it. 💩

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darren langton

Is it just me, or does nobody feel that the Nebraska album is Bruce's rawest and finest work?

Erik Gilson

It's his best album ever in my opinion

Next Dimension Media

100% Darren! I became a teenager in the early 80's. I owned a lot of cassettes from a lot of bands, but this was the only one I listened to end-to-end, song to song repeatedly. It's so funny to me now that our parents used to worry about certain bands we listened to - Twisted Sister, Iron Maiden, etc. No! This was the darkest album your kid could be listening to back then (LOL). But it is so great!

Generic_Ornament

Nebraska haunts me. It will float in and out of my mind and life , has for decades. Easily Bruce’s best

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