Perry Como Lyrics

Overview / Lyrics (see all) / Photos / Videos / News

You Came A Long Way From St. Louis Lyrics

"You Came A Long Way From St. Louis" was written by Bob Russell, John B. Brooks.
Edit
"You Came A Long Way From St. Louis" was written by Bob Russell, John B. Brooks.
For Example...
What chart rank did the song debut? What is the song about? Has it won any awards?, etc.
Cancel Submit
Thank You For Your Submission
Your introduction will appear once it has been deemed awesome by our team of wizards.
  • Play Video
  • Correct
  • Print

You Came A Long Way From St. Louis Submit Correct Lyrics

Submit Corrections Cancel

You came a long way from St. Louis,
You climbed the ladder of success . . .
I've seen the flashy foreign cars
That were parked out in front of
Your fancy address!

You came a long way from St. Louis,
You broke a lot of hearts between . . .
I've met a gang of gloomy guys
Who were doin' all right
'Till you came on the scene!

You blew in from the middle-west
And certainly impressed
The population here-abouts . . .
Well baby, I got news for you,
I'm from Missouri too,
So, naturally, I got my doubts!

You got 'em droppin' by the way-side,
A feelin' I ain't gonna know . . .
You came a long way from St. Louis,
But baby, you still got a long way to go!

< instrumental break >

My, how you come up!
Hmmm, you really come on!

< instrumental break >

Hey, I'll have your address!
St. Louis woman,
You're a St. Louis doll!

< instrumental break >

You blew in from the middle-west
And certainly impressed
The population here-abouts . . .
Well baby, I've got news for you,
I'm from Missouri too,
So, naturally, I got my doubts!

You got 'em droppin' by the way-side,
A feelin' I ain't gonna know . . .
You came a long way from St. Louis,
But baby, you still got a long way to go!

You left St. Louis far behind,
Keep this little thought in mind,
You still . . . got a long way to go!


Music by John Benson Brooks
with lyrics by Bob Russell , 1948

Songwriters
BOB RUSSELL, JOHN B. BROOKS

Published by
Lyrics © JEWEL MUSIC PUBLISHING CO INC.

Listen to Perry Como Radio on Last.fm, Radio.com or Jango

Latest News