but no you

twenty six stage guitars
with a hundred and fifty six strings
internet cell telephones
with customized rings
handmade cowboy shirts
with custom boots to match
brand new white pickup truck
brand new white stetson hat
a house in california
a mountain cabin too
money in the bank
but no you

eighteen kinds of lonely
fifteen hundred miles of road
boring conversation
and every joke ever told
two more weeks of touring
a thousand adoring fans
six guys on the road crew
and a five piece rockin’ band
forty-five feet of tour bus
five hundred gallons of fuel
an atlas of the world
but no you

to a passer by
the untrained eye
they might think
i have everything
what they don’t know
what doesn’t show
is without you
it don’t mean a thing

two more years of contract
two more records due
a manager to yell
and an indoor swimming pool
five days in the studio
six days off in a row
three cancelled meeting
so one day spent at home
a cooler full of beer
a bar full of booze
a head filled with questions
but no you

a cooler full of beer
a bar full of booze
a head filled with questions
but no you




words and music by jake kelly
© 2006 jake kelly
all rights reserved: so we're cool

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