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Artist: Tom Petty
Album: Greatest Hits

Well she was an American girl
Raised on promises
She couldn't help thinkin that there
Was a little more to life
Somewhere else
After all it was a great big world
With lots of places to run to
Yeah, an d if she had to die
Tryin' she had one little promise
She was gonna keep

Oh yeah, all right
Take it easy baby
Make it last all night
She was an American girl

It was kind of cold that night
She stood alone on her balcony
She could the cars roll by
Out on 441
Like waves crashin' in the beach
And for one desperate moment there
He crept back in her memory
God it's so painful
Something that's so close
And still so far out of reach

Oh yeah, all right
Take it easy baby
Make it last all night
She was an American girl


by Ludmila Timoshchuk on 5/22/2008 9:31am
I really love this song. is there a 2 second to this. u should put more beat to it. and drums.
by steven on 6/16/2008 8:36am
awesome song
by olivia on 7/17/2008 11:38am
love, love, love this song!! had no idea it was about this girl killing herself though. :( i sing it so loud in the car w/my windows rolled down.
by shoo on 7/22/2008 9:01pm
by /*/*/Tom Petty/*/*/ on 12/25/2008 10:09am
Yeah, a very good song of mine... nice songs those.
by olivia song on 3/12/2009 8:57pm
i do not like that you highlighted baby,and let people here your song first before you put it online.
by Deborah Koppen on 7/15/2009 5:16pm
Dear Tom Petty, My name is Deobrah. You are a romantic, and I love all of your music. Come visit us at How do you create the great music that you do?
by eric burdon on 3/4/2010 7:35pm
this song make me remember my luty. She is the kind of girls raised on promises

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