Nashville    (1973)

I've climbed up the Eiffel Tower
Floated down the River Nile
Seen the bullfights in Madrid
And watched those senoritas smile
Been a tourist with my camera
At the ruins of old Rome
But the pictures in my mind
Are all of home

I've seen the Opera House in Sydney
And the temples of Bombay
Watched the seagulls skim the whitecaps
Over San Francisco Bay
Seen the palm trees of Tahiti
And the sands of Waikiki
But there's just one place
I'm wishin' I could be

My heart keeps goin' back to Nashville
That's the only home for me
My love is waitin' there in Nashville
Nashville, Tennessee

They're makin' music down in Nashville
Just the way it oughta be
I gotta get that jet back home to Nashville
Nashville, Tennessee

I've seen the Tower of London
The dikes of Amsterdam
The Taj Mahal, the Berlin Wall
But through it all no matter where I am

My heart keeps goin' home to Nashville
Oh, that's the only place for me
My love is waitin' there in Nashville
Nashville, Tennessee

Johnny Cash is at the Ryman
Boots is at the Carousel
God is smilin' down from Heaven
Old Mayor Briley's doin' well

They're makin' music down in Nashville
Chet's a-pickin' one for me
I gotta get that jet back home to Nashville
Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee
Take it, Floyd!

Lyrics by Ray Stevens.
Recorded by Ray Stevens.


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