38 Special

Drivetrain tracks

Lyrics


1. SoOMETHING I NEED

Like the hammer of love the moment that it hits ya
Like the hair of a dog the mornin after it bit ya
Like the rough edge of love when it cuts to the heart
You just gotta let it bleed
You ain't just somethin I want
No... You got somethin I need
Somethin I need.

Like a bath when your dirty, a drink when your dry
Like the last cigarette before you give up for life
You know I'm dyin of hunger, in desperate straits
I know I gotta habit to feed
You ain't just somethin I want
No... You got somethin I need.
Something I need.

Got you in my sights
We're gonna put it right up the middle
Cause I can do you right
You know I want it more than a little
It's what I need...need ..need

Like a black cup of coffee when you been slammin all night
They say I need to be quittin but I don't take no advice
You got me walkin sideways like crab in the sand
My eyes fixed in a permanent bead
You ain't just somethin I want
No... You got somethin I need
Something I need.




2. HURTS LIKE LOVE

Every Little whisper, every little sigh
Everything about you gets me high.
Each and every movement, every single glance
Leaves me aching, aching for the chance.

Cause it's hard when you're with me
I've been hurtin' so long.

Never been an angel, never been a saint
Never been nothin that I ain't
Guess I always moved on, never took the blame
Stayin' one step ahead of the pain
And you shook me, rattled me right down to my soul

Sometimes you do, sometimes you don't
Sometimes your will tells me you won't
Can't put you off with just a shrug
Cause when you're gone it hurts like love.

Without a leg to stand on, without a reason why
I'm crazy for your love, no place to hide
Looking for a reason to leave it all behind
I'm hurtin for your heartbeat next to mine
Now you shook me rattled me down to my soul

I can't slow down, you are my drug
Your every breath is in my blood
Can't put you off with just a shrug
Cause when it's good, it hurts like love

I felt the danger to my heart, knew you were trouble from the start
Your lovin took me down so hard I caved in like a house of cards

Sometimes you do, sometimes you don't
Sometimes your will tells me you won't
Can't put you off with just a shrug
Cause when you're gone it hurts like love

I can't slow down, you are my drug
You're every breath is in my blood
Been holdin back this fatal flood
When the pressure breaks it hurts like love.
Hurts Like Love




3. HALEY'S GOT A HARLEY

Well she don't need nothin from that man no more
No she took it all with her when she walked out the door
I say 1-800-PARTY, that's the number to call
Now Haley's got a Harley and she's leaving it all

Now she's headed out to Sturgis got it all wrapped up in leather
Got her Softail shined up, don't worry about the weather
Yeah she used to be the quiet type, the shyest of all
But now Haley's got a Harley, feelin' ten feet tall

Look at her now, look at her go
Out from the shadows, into the show
Ridin it hard, ridin it low
Flyin her colors, she's ready to roll

Just like the tattoo of an eagle on her shoulder
Yeah, her spirit's wild and free and the party's never over
Well, she's ridin' on the wind just a' wavin at em all
Cause now Haley's got a Harley and she's having a ball

Free as a Bird, watch her in flight
Across South Dakota, into the night
Ridin to live, livin to ride
She calls it heaven, ridin' for life




4. JAM ON

If you think you can change the world...

World's runnin down
And people ain't relating to each other anymore
It's a different sound
This ain't no time to disrespect our brothers
Cause we're all in this together

And if our mission's to be true
It's got to start with me and you...so

Go and chance it for the planet
No time for, don't need war
For our children, no more killin
For all Man, take a stand
If you think you can change the world
Jam on!
Together we can change the world...

It's a cryin' sound
When intolerance and hatred break the silence in our soul
Where tears soak the ground, a flower grows
To prove that love's the power that still connects us all

And if confusion rules the day
Just got to find a different way

Go and chance it for the planet
No time for, don't need war
For our children, no more killin
For all Man, give a damn
If you think you can change the world
Jam on!
Together we can change the world...

If we come together for one thing
One cause, one song we can all sing
If wounds can be healed with a joyful sound
Jam On!




5. MAKE SOME SENSE OF IT

Love runs in circles, it's a game of hearts
It's a long shot gamble few can win
After the third time you've been torn apart
You swear you won't be fooled again

But loves a joy that can't be rushed
It lifts you up when it's all too much
We can join the numbers, we can call it quits
Or tough it out
Make some sense of it.

Remember how it was when we began
Young lovers taking on the world
If there's a place for us to start again
I believe its time to take the turn.

But loves a joy that can't be rushed
It lifts you up when it's all too much
We can talk it over, we can call it quits
Let's you and me
Make some sense of it.

With every moment passing by
Were just wastin time
When we're not together
This is the first day of our life
When we're here today, we're livin without
It's time to make it right

Loves a joy that can't be rushed
It lifts you up when the pains too much
We can talk it over, we can call it quits
Or tough it out, make some sense of it

We can make some sense of it
We can talk it over
Or we can call it quits

We can make some sense of it




6. QUICK FIX

Don't need no doctor, don't need no pills
Nothing it gives me's gonna cure my ills
I've got it bad baby and that ain't no lie

There ain't no vaccine for what I've got
Your kind of poison it don't come in a shot
It's just a cravin' baby that I can't deny

I've been tearin' up the town slammin' whiskey down
Ain't nothing but the real thing gonna do...no
There ain't no quick fix for you.
Babe...Lawd...There ain't no quick fix

You drive me crazy baby with those eyes
When you walked in the room you hit me broadside
Its a little past midnight
How blue can you get?

No matter how I try to drink this county dry
There really ain't no substitute....no
I need a quick fix for you

There ain't no easy answer
There ain't no miracle cure
I told the doctor what I needed
He said you better just run to her

Don't need no doctor, don't need no pills
Nothing it gives me gonna cure my ills
Well, no matter how I try to drink this county dry
There really ain't no substitute...no.
There ain't no quick fix for you

There ain't no quick fix.




7. THE SQUEEZE

Well it's the same old story, but it never made a lick of sense to me
How it's always on the working man to pay for everything we never see
Do you know what I mean?
Well you can call it what you like
But where I come from, they call it the Squeeze

All this talk about some changes
It's just politicians promising the moon
So it's do without, it's in and out
The fools on the Hill gonna need more soon

Well you can call it that you like
But where I come from they call it the squeeze
put the squeeze on me
yeah, they're gonna put the squeeze on me and you

And they say don't drink the water
Could be something in your coffee or your tea
And who knows just what's in the air?
You take a chance now every time you breathe
Well you can call it what you like
But where I come from, they call it the squeeze

So you work two jobs to get ahead
You wind up with less than you had before
do you know what I mean?
And if money can't buy happiness
Then why do I keep needin' more and more?

Well you can call it what you like
But where I come from they call it the squeeze
But that don't make it right just don't give up don't give in
Call it anything you like,
Where I come from
They call it the squeeze




8. THE PLAY

Hey look at you now
Don't cry, pick yourself off the ground
You say you're through with love and..
It tore you down
And you tried to stay and take it somehow
Your whole life's ahead now

Don't let it get to you
There's no real reason to
Carry the weight of the world

Hey, it's not what we say
It's how we act here today
It's all in the play on the stage

Hey look at you now, you smile but I see you hurt
You can't hide that from me
You tell me you know
But that's not the way things have to go
When love breaks you down

Don't let it get to you
There's no real reason to
Carry the weight of the world

Hey, no it's not what we say
Its how we act here today
It's all in the play on the stage

Life can be so cruel
Love makes us play the fool
But there'll always be better days

Don't let it get to you
There's no real reason to
Carry the weight of the world

Hey, no it's not what we say
It's how we act here today
Cause we're all in the play on the stage




9. BAD LOOKS GOOD ON YOU

All day you're havin' to play the good girl
And you never be letting your guard down
But when the nighttime calls you to a different world
You turn your attitude around

With just a little bit of intimate danger
And a lot of genuine mystery
When the music's jumpin' it starts to change ya
You got your tight red dress, high heeled shoes
And a new barbed-wire tattoo...baby
Bad looks good on you

It's not like your shakin' it for the first time
Only a fool wouldn't realize
And the way you move's about to blow my mind
You've got me wild-eyed and hypnotized

With just a little bit of intimate danger
And a lot of genuine mystery
When the music's jumpin' it starts to change ya
I'm mesmerized by the way you move
Keep doin' the things you do
Bad looks good on you

Underneath your angel face
There hidden in a darker place
A place where only you can go and no one else can see
And as the darkness starts to fall
Your inner voice begins to call
A wilder spirit trying to break free




10. TROOPER WITH AN ATTITUDE

In the flashin blue lights
Now he's readin your rights
He's a mean dog barkin in the dust
and the dark in the middle of the night
Ain't no beggin' you can do
You got trouble times 2
A Trooper with an Attitude

He said you're crossin' that line
You'll never beat it this time
And he laughs in your face
so you feel the disgrace
Now you're spreadin' em wide
He's your worse dream comin true
You got trouble times 2
A Trooper with an Attitude

So you try to shake it clear
You're wishin' you weren't here
You don't try to make a go,
its all on video and he's smellin' the fear
He's your worse dream comin true
You got trouble times 2
A Trooper with an Attitude




11. HIDING FROM YOURSELF

I see you sneakin' round with that stash you carry
Looking like a cat that swallowed a canary
You can hide it from the world
You can wear a good disguise
The weight of self deception is right there in your eyes

Little sister cant you see your own good?
The light inside of you is understood
Don't put yourself down for being human now
Don't have to live like someone else

You're Hiding from Yourself
You're running from the one friend that you really need
You're Hiding from yourself baby
You're lying to the one that needs you desperately
Baby you don't have to hide
You can always run to me

I see you with your friends shoutin at the moon
It aint a party if its over too soon
You can take it to the edge
You can buy a little time
Or waste you life's emotions in a silent pantomine

Little sister no one understands
You try to numb the pain anyway you can
But now you've seen the rain
And now it's time for change
Look out the sun is breaking through

You're Hiding from Yourself
You're running from one friend that you really need
You're Hiding from yourself baby
You're lying to the one that needs you desperately
Baby you don't have to hide
You can always run to me

There is no reason for your tears
You're like a scared little girl
There is a cure all for your fears
Look to the light of the world

You're Hiding from Yourself




12. SHERIFF'S COUNTY LINE

In a place called Sheriff's County
There's a story goin' round
And it echoes through the swamps of FLA
About the sheriff and his daughter
That he guarded with his life
With a shotgun just to keep those wolves at bay

But she was a fire beyond control
No chains could hold her captive soul

Now the legend grows as days unwind
About passions strong and justice blind
To the reckless deeds that hide behind
The Sheriff's County Line

Now the sheriff had a deputy that he treated like a son
But he warned Calhoun not to see Estelle
'Cause he knew that she was trouble
Had her mama's wild side
And if he slipped he'd make his life a living hell

But flesh is weak and passion's strong
There in the backwoods around dawn
They say it was a murder in the first degree
When the sheriff caught them in the heat
Just one shot killed the deputy
On the Sheriff's County Line

One step closer to midnight
Sittin' there just waitin' to die
The young preacher asks if he's ready
To make his peace and speak his mind
He said “Blood is thicker than water”
And my temper must've got out of hand
And just before they threw the switch on Old Sparky
He said “I'd do it all over, Do it all over again”

Now Estelle is softly crying at the foot of her daddy's grave
As the preacher reads the bible verse out loud
You could see her eyes a wanderin'
As he turns another page
And she pulls him ever gently from the crowd

She tells him,
Oh she feels so all alone
And begs him to walk her safely home

And the madness starts all over again
Calhoun's curse is the preacher's end
Cause the forbidden fruit is the sweetest sin
On the Sheriff's County Line