Far Away Eyes

Far Away Eyes

The Rolling Stones

I was driving home early Sunday morning through Bakersfield
Listening to Gospel music on the colored radio station
And the preacher said, "You know you always have the
Lord by your side"

And I was so pleased to be informed of this
That I ran twenty red lights in his honor
Thank you Jesus
Thank you Lord

I had an arrangement to meet a girl
And I was kind of late
And I thought by the time I got there, she'd be off
She'd be off with the nearest truck driver she could find

Much to my surprise
There she was sittin' in the corner
A little bleary, worse for wear and tear
Was a girl with far away eyes

So if you're down on your luck
And you can't harmonize
Find a girl with far away eyes
And if you're downright disgusted
And life ain't worth a dime
Get a girl with far away eyes
Well

Well the preacher kept right on saying that
All I had to do was send
Ten dollars to the Church of the Sacred Bleeding Heart of Jesus
Located somewhere in Los Angeles, California

And next week they'd say my prayer on the radio
And all my dreams would come true
So I did, the next week, I got a prayer with a girl
Well, you know what kind of eyes she got

So if you're down on your luck
I know you all sympathize
Find a girl with far away eyes
And if you're downright disgusted
And life ain't worth a dime
Get a girl with far away eyes

So if you're down on your luck
I know you all sympathize
Seen a girl with far away eyes

Written by JAGGER, MICK/RICHARDS, KEITH
Published by EMI Music Publishing

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