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Craig Morgan

I Wish I Could See Bakersfield

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I Wish I Could See Bake...
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About "I Wish I Could See Bakersfield" by Craig Morgan

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Craig Morgan – I Wish I Could See Bakersfield Lyrics

Lyrics

I was takin' a walk through a small country city
Just seem' what there was to see
I sat down to read a historical marker
When I felt someone sit down by me

He leaned on the tank that was helping his breathing
Said it's bad when your body is gone
I said this is sure a nice town that you've got here
He said yeah, but there's no place like home

I wish I could see Bakersfield
Where the oil wells are pumpin'
The oranges are bloomin'
And the grapevine winds down from the hill

When I close my eyes I can touch the clear skies
At the corner where I used to live
Oh I wish I could see Bakersfield
He said you don't ever know where life's gonna lead you

When you go ramblin' off down the track
Sometimes I wish I'd never left California
Then I couldn't want to go back

Recitation:
He said "You know, I used to be a well-known country singer
Made my first record back in 1953
At one time Buck Owens was my lead guitar player

And ol' Hag once wrote a song about me"
I wish I could see Bakersfield
Where the oil wells are pumpin'
The oranges are bloomin'

And the grapevine winds down from the hill
When I close my eyes I can touch the clear skies
At the corner where I used to live
Oh I wish I could see Bakersfield
Oh I wish I could see Bakersfield

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By: Craig Morgan
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