Robert Earl Keen Jr
Robert Earl Keen Jr. ?Lonely Feeling? Gringo Honeymoon firstname.lastname@example.org Capo on 5th fret. Simplified version. E-------------------3-| B-------------------3-| G-------------------0-| D-------------------2-| A--------0--2--3----3-| E--3--3---------------| G C7M G C7M It?s a long stretch of highway at midnight in New Mexico G C7M D It?s a small colored light that shines from your car radio C7M G It?s the old motel owner who sleeps on a cot C7M D And gives you the very last cup from his pot G C7M G C7M It?s a lonely feeling it?s what you?ve got G C7M G C7M It?s a lonely feeling like it or not It?s a crack in the sidewalk right next to a pay telephone It?s someone?s recorder when hoping that someone is home It?s an hour to kill to do what you please But nobody?s up for just shooting the breeze It?s a lonely feeling it?s like a disease It?s a lonely feeling you pray that it leaves It?s three men from Chile who are tired and they wanna go home They?ve run outta money and they?re stuck up in East Oregon So you give them the small bit of change in your hand You try to speak Spanish but they don?t understand It?s a lonely feeling it gets to a man It?s a lonely feeling that runs through the land It?s your best friend from high school who sees you and wishes you well You try to break through but you run outta stories to tell So you bid him goodbye and you step into space There?s so many questions that you cannot face It?s a lonely feeling taking his place It?s a lonely feeling you just can?t erase It?s a statue of Jesus your grandmother had when she died All cracked and all yellow and you know you should throw it aside But you?re growing religious the older you get You haven?t been saved but it could happen yet It?s a lonely feeling full of regret It?s a lonely feeling won?t let you forget It?s a bus stop, a street cop, an old dog, the new kid, a bum It?s fright and rejected, neglected and blind after dawn (wrong words) But you look in the mirror and you?re still hanging in It?s there to remind you how lucky you?ve been It?s a lonely feeling now and again It?s only a feeling that comes now and then.