Tulsa Time (Listen to midi)       (Listen to sample)

 

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1. Well, I left Oklahoma, driving in a Pontiac,

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    just about to lose my mind.

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    I was going to Arizona, maybe on to California,

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    where people all live so fine.

 

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2. My mother says I'm crazy, my baby calls me lazy,

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    but I'm gonna show them all this time,

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   'cause you know I ain't no fool and,  I don't need no more damn schoolin'.

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    I was born to just walk the line.

 

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Living on Tulsa time, living on Tulsa time,

 

gonna set my watch back to it,

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'cause you know that I've been through it, living on Tulsa time.

 

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3. So there I was in Hollywood, thinking I was doing good,

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    talking on the telephone line.

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    They don't want me in the movies and nobody sings my songs,

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    my mama says my baby's doing fine.

                       

    So then I started winking, then I started thinking,

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    that I really had a flash this time.

           

    That I had no business leaving, and nobody would be grieving,

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    you see I'm on Tulsa time. 

 

+ CHORUS (2x)          (Eric Clapton)