Coe, David Allan - Atlanta Song Lyrics




I met her in Atlanta
She was a-dancing in a cafe
With a price tag on her body
And a tombstone in her eye
You could tell she was not happy
By the way she kept on staring
Past the other side of nowhere
At a man she'd like to try

And the make-up she had painted
Could not hide the youthful motions
Of her body
From the music or the crowd
I stared like all others
With my right hand in my pocket
While she showed us
Everything the law allowed

Twenty bucks an hour later
My one-bedroom apartment
I was feeling weak
From all the seeds I'd sown
She was sweet, she was gentle
As she introduced my body
To some pleasures
It had never ever known

When I woke up in the morning
She was a-laying there beside me
Like a kitten
With her face turned to the sun
And a look of satisfaction
On her lips that made me wonder
If she ever felt ashamed
Of what we'd done

So I left her in atlanta
She was a-dancing in cafe
With a price tag on her body
And a tomestone in her eye
And I guess she still ain't happy
By the way she keeps on staring
Past the other side of nowhere





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Coe, David Allan Atlanta Song Comments
  1. Tony

    This man needs that induction into the country music hall of fame, very well deserving of it.

  2. David Walker

    Back when no one questioned if it was real country music

  3. Maurice Rodriguez

    No wonder this 41 years old song as no comment yet.