Arizona Star - Guy Clark

'Twas in the town of Nashville in the year of '75
This Arizona star she just fell out of the sky
She was shinin' like a diamond, she had tombstones in her eyes
She liked drinkin', she liked smokin', she liked dancin' in the aisle

She was a pre-Madonna primadonna, part time southern belle
Man she shoulda been an actress, oh she played the part so well
She might've been a singer, but you really couldn't tell
She was the Arizona star and she was born to give 'em hell

When you're cool, the sun shines all the time
So she always kept her shades on to keep from going blind
She was cool, she was out there so far
She was nothin' less and nothin' more than the Arizona star

She had a girlfriend named George, and George carried a sword
And wore purple tights and they hung out every night
Oh I'm talkin' 'bout a circus man, I'm talkin' 'bout three rings
And there was four or five clowns in a washing machine

But she never met a stranger as far as I could tell
She was the Arizona star and Jim McGuire he knew her well
She made real an oxymoron, she made mirrors, she made smoke
She had a curve ball that wouldn't quit, and a girlfriend for a joke.

When you're cool, the sun shines all the time
So she always kept her shades on to keep from going blind
She was cool, she was out there so far
She was nothin' less and nothin' more than the Arizona star

She was cool, she was out there so far
She was nothin' less and nothin' more than the Arizona star

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