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Ballad Of A Comeback Kid Lyrics

from Electric Version

"Ballad Of A Comeback Kid" is track #11 on the album Electric Version. It was written by Billy Stewart.
"Ballad Of A Comeback Kid" is track #11 on the album Electric Version. It was written by Billy Stewart.

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Pray for content, settle for free rent
The tenements recall Rome
High five, look up, look alive
As the scions of history, guess another mystery wrong, wrong, wrong

Recite your lines and I'll quote scriptures
Everything was fine until membership lost its privileges
Everyone in town, wanted to be around you
This went on for awhile until they finally found you

Ever so careful, on the strip we cruise
Crippled in someone else's shoes
Who knew? Mind you, I never had to stand in line
You did, for the ballad of a comeback kid

Watch your step, as you step down from the podium
Returned from the war to a hero's welcome
What's more you just had to win?
Blazing new trails, waving goodbye to the audience
Held captive, the crowd was inactive, it made such perfect sense

Ever so careful, on the strip we cruise
Crippled in someone else's shoes
Who knew? Mind you, I never had to stand in line
You did

But you won't, Kelly says, she could have
But you won't, Kelly says, she could have
Like a bat out of hell, time has come for
Like a bat out of hell, time has come for
Like a bat out of hell, time has come for you

Ever so careful, on the strip we cruise
Crippled in someone else's shoes
Who knew? Mind you, I never had to stand in line
You did

Ever so careful, on the strip we cruise
Crippled in someone else's shoes
Who knew? Mind you, I never had to stand in line
You did, for the ballad of a comeback kid

Songwriters
Billy Stewart

Published by
CHEVIS PUB CORPORATION

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