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Into The Great Wide Open Lyrics

"Into The Great Wide Open" was written by Lynne, Jeff / Petty, Tom.
"Into The Great Wide Open" was written by Lynne, Jeff / Petty, Tom.

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Eddie waited 'til he finished high school
He went to Hollywood, got a tattoo
He met a girl out there with a tattoo too
The future was wide open

They moved into a place they both could afford
He found a nightclub he could work at the door
She had a guitar and she taught him some chords
The sky was the limit

Into the great wide open
Under them skies of blue
Out in the great wide open
A rebel without a clue

The papers said "Ed always played from the heart"
He got an agent and a roadie named Bart
They made a record and it went in the chart
The sky was the limit

His leather jacket had chains that would jingle
They both met movie stars, partied and mingled
Their A&R man said, "I don't hear a single"
The future was wide open

Into the great wide open
Under them skies of blue
Out in the great wide open
A rebel without a clue

Into the great wide open
Under them skies of blue
Into the great wide open
A rebel without a clue

Songwriters
Lynne, Jeff / Petty, Tom

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Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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