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Summer People lyrics

I got sand between my toes and beach tar on my feet
And my air conditioner don't work in this late August heat
I got a top forty radio song stuck in my head
Can't shake it loose can't get myself out of bed
And I'm tired of the TV news think I'll read a book instead

I been waitin' tables all summer at this place on the strip
Bustin' all kinds of business for two bucks and tips
I got a long list of reasons and a very short fuse
A half pack of cigarettes and a room full of blues
And I'm tired of these summer people with their summer tattoos

I know you don't wanna hear it but I'm telling you now
'Cause i think somebody's got to come clean
About this whole thing somehow
You say you were only tryin' to get yourself free
Don't mean nothin' as far as i can see
You ain't no better than them the way you walked out on me

I think I'm callin' it quits i think I've had enough
Of people leaving their messes for me to clean up
I'm gonna take a vacation go somewhere in the snow
I'm tired of the sun and the top forty radio
And I'm tired of these summer people
Wish they'd all just go home

Summer People Video

Gretchen Peters - Summer People: live at 12th & Porter, Nashville, TN August 9, 2007 CD release party for "Burnt Toast & Offerings" (video from YouTube)

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