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Song title: All just to get to you

(Joe Ely) by Joe Ely

All just to get to you

I have stumbled on the plains
Staggered in the wind
Stood at a crossroad or two
Cried to a river
Swept to the sea
All just to get to you

I have flagged a yellow cab
Hopped a rusty freight
Sang till my lips turned blue
Flown a silver bird
On the tops of the clouds
All just to get to you

Chorus:
I ran too hard, I played too Rough
I gave my love not near Enough
I bled too red, I cried too blue
I beat my fist against the moon
All just to get to you

I have run from St. Paul
To Wichita Falls
Call'd you from sunny Baton Rouge
Hocked everything
From my watch to my ring
All just to get to you

(Chorus)

From the California Shore
Where the mighty ocean roars
To the lands of the Hopi and the Sioux
I walked the desert sands
Crossed the Rio Grande
All just to get to you

I have stumbled on the plains
Staggered in the wind
Stood at a crossroad or two
Cried to a river
Swept to the sea
All just to get to you


Statistics from the KILLING FLOOR (www.brucespringsteen.it) database


This song has never been published on any official release.

Very few performances of this songs are known (to me, at least!):
 - 14/09/1995 The Viper Room, Los Angeles,CA ,USA
 - 17/03/1996 The Mean Fiddler, Dublin ,Ireland
 - 17/04/2000 F.Erwin Center, Austin,TX ,USA during the Reunion Tour
 - 18/10/2001 Count Basie Theater, Red Bank,NJ ,USA
 - 19/10/2001 Count Basie Theater, Red Bank,NJ ,USA
 - 02/03/2003 F.Erwin Center, Austin,TX ,USA during the The Rising Tour
 - 14/04/2008 Toyota Center, Houston,TX ,USA during the Magic tour

Data from the www.brucespringsteen.it database
First known live performance: 14/09/1995 The Viper Room, Los Angeles,CA ,USA
Last known live performance: 14/04/2008 Toyota Center, Houston,TX ,USA

Song 'history':


Played once in the whole Reunion tour (17/04/2000 F.Erwin Center, Austin,TX ,USA)
Played once in the whole Rising tour (02/03/2003 F.Erwin Center, Austin,TX ,USA)
One only rendering for this song in the Magic tour (14/04/2008 Toyota Center, Houston,TX ,USA)

The song was also played in informal happenings or off-tour appearances
Data from the www.brucespringsteen.it database