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Plain Clothes Poet
Plain Clothes Poet
Patrick Niemisto- 2005 ASCAP

Band on the stage thinks there?s an ordinance
Against singing the blues
And the tattooed girl leaning on the bar
She?s got dust on her dancing shoes
In the middle of this town there?s a blinkin? yellow light
And these folks is all full of caution
Eyes half closed and mind half open
Under appreciation?. For

A wild heart, restless soul
Plain clothes poet in a rock star world

Out on the endless desert
With the past in the rear view mirror
Small towns drift by
Like dust on a neon river
What ya gonna do, what ya gonna do
When you?re chasing that second sunset?
And you run out of time, and you run out of money
It?s so inconvenient?for


Dangerous Johnny Solo

The sound you hear is the whine of the tires
On the road that?s bound for nowhere
There?s a star up in the sky
For everyone who?s out there searching
For every one hit wonder
That has beaten down that road before him
There? a kid with a guitar, with a pocketful of songs
And he?s just waitin? for?.he?s the

Chorus Three Times

Lyric Credits: Patrick Niemisto
Music Credits: Patrick Niemisto
Producer Credits: New Third Coast
Publisher Credits: Patrick Niemisto
Performance Credits: New Third Coast
Song Length: 4:41
Primary Genre: Country-Rock
Secondary Genre: Rock-Classic
Tempo / Feel: Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal: Male Vocal
Mood 1: Anxious
Language: English
Era: 2000 and later

It Is What It Is!