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Uptown Ruler


by James Reyne. Buy album CD: Other Songs A - W


A long tall daddy
And his common law wife
Shuffled out of Buffalo
The comfortable life
Holding hands they went
To meet their maker

Just an old fella
In his hey day suit
Dreaming all the dreams
About the film he'd shoot
He said Hey you know
I ain't no Pennebaker

Bridge ~
I'm leaving
Can't keep holding on
I'm leaving

Chorus ~
I can't keep holding on
I'm an uptown ruler
An uptown ruler
All my old friends are gone
I'm an uptown ruler
An uptown ruler
Cast the vote
And dim the light
He's been drinking Ol' Grandad
Every night
Where things are right
And where the air is cooler

The Glory Days
They came and went
His mane it was luxuriant
Now Ol' Grandad
He's the uptown ruler

Bridge

Chorus

And on the days when time goes by
He just hangs his head and sighs
And on the days when time stands still
That's the days when looks could kill

Bridge

Chorus

An uptown ruler
An I could fool her
I'm an uptown ruler
An uptown ruler
An uptown ruler
I'm a ruler
I'm an uptown ruler
An uptown ruler




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Album: Other Songs A - W Lyrics
cd Buy "Other Songs A - W" CD
  1. Always The Way
  2. Any Day Above Ground
  3. Black And Blue World
  4. Burning Wood
  5. Company Of Strangers
  6. Counting On Me
  7. Day In The Sun
  8. Drifting Away (Confusion Of Slow Novas)
  9. Fall Of Rome
  10. Five Miles Closer To The Sun
  11. Goin' Fishin'
  12. Hammerhead
  13. Harvest Moon
  14. Heaven On A Stick
  15. House Of Cards
  16. It's Only Natural
  17. Lamp Of Heaven
  18. Land Of Hope And Glory
  19. Lay Your Weary Head Down
  20. Lion In The Winter
  21. Motor's Too Fast
  22. Mr. Sandman
  23. No Secrets
  24. No Such Thing As Love
  25. One More River
  26. Only A Fool Would Say That
  27. Outback Woman
  28. Poor Man In The Penthouse
  29. Reckless
  30. Red Light Avenue
  31. Rip It Up
  32. Rumour
  33. Shine On
  34. Slave
  35. Some People
  36. Stood Up
  37. Take A Giant Step
  38. The Traveller
  39. Trouble In Paradise
  40. Uptown Ruler
  41. Wake Up Dead Man
  42. Walking In The Dreamtime
  43. Water Water
  44. Way Out West (featuring James Blundell)
  45. Who The Hell Do You Think You Are
  46. Winds Of Change

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