Josh Ritter - Me & Jiggs Lyrics

Me and Jiggs staring at the ceiling the stars above the radar range
Song from a station wagon laying foundations on the shadows of overpassing planes
I'm feeling good, at seven o'clock we're gonna drive across the county line
And find Saturday night like an orphan child that the good days left behind

And I'm not sure we can make it stay
Sun's going down and its the end of the day

Me and my friends in the park drinking beer underneath the tree
Lying on your back as the sun goes down, you know it's perfect cause you've got to leave
On a Saturday night in a town like this I forget all my songs about trains
A bar with a jukebox and you on my arm heaven and earth are pretty much the same

And I'm not sure I can make you stay
Sun's going down and its the end of the day

Later on sitting on the roof talking like the night could last all night
Like we are all half crazy and all at least half alright
Sitting on the porch playing Townes Van Zandt play guitar to burn off the hours
'Til we climb the fences at the edge of town and paint our names on the water towers

And I'm not sure we can make them stay
Sun's going down at the end of the day

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  1. ILikeFastVroo

    I cried when he played this live when I saw him I was so happy

  2. Ace Hall

    I just love this song, and seeing the pure joy on Josh's face while he plays it simply lets me know that he does, too. It's also pretty obvious that he loves making people happy...which even makes me feel happy. Keep on rocking, Josh! ...And keep bringing and living the joy! Glorious!

  3. 1oldgoat

    Josh Ritter Just seems to be having the time of his life when he plays. Just look at that grin. That's the face of a satisfied man. who has found his place in the cosmos's

  4. Dan B

    This song reminds me of spending time with my friends...most of all my cat Jiggs...

  5. Nicko Rivera

    This song takes me back to cruising down the backroads of my friend Andrew

  6. Faith Mackey

    You can't help but have a huge grin on your face watching him perform.


    He looks like he is having the time of his life and not taking anything to seriously. How can you not smile?