New York City’s killing me    (video)    (clip)

 

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1. There's just somethin' about this hotel

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    got me wishin' I was dead

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    got to get out of New York City, son,

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    somewhere I can clear my head.

 

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2. I was just kickin' along the sidewalk,

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    no one looks you in the eye,

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    no one asks you how you're doin',

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    don't seem to care if you live or if you die.

 

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I just got to get me somewhere somewhere that I can feel free,

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gotta get out of New York City, boy, New York City's killin' me.

 

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3. It was just outside of Nashville,

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    I met the woman of my dreams,

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    sure would like to get to know her,

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    maybe find out what it means.

 

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4. I get so tired of all this concrete,

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    I get so tired of all this noise,

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    gotta get back up in the country

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    and have a couple drinks with the good ole' boys.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I just got to get me somewhere somewhere that I can feel free,

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get me out of New York City, son, New York City's killin' me.

 

+  D - A - E - A

 

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I just got to get me somewhere somewhere that I can feel free,

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get me out of New York City, son, New York City's killin' me.

 

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+  Gotta get out of New York City, son,       New York City's killin' me.

 

(orig. = capo 1st)    (Ray LaMontagne)