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Joe Diffie: Ships That Don't Come In Meaning

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Song Released: 2020


Ships That Don't Come In Lyrics

Well, I could tell he'd had a tough life
By the way he sat and stared
And me, I'd come to push and shove
So I pulled up a chair
We talked of roads untraveled
We talked of love untrue
Of strings that come unraveled
We were kings and...

  1. anonymous
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    Mar 8th report

    It tells of Vietnam veterans like myself who came home to an ungrateful nation. As a Vietnam veteran just coming home from a year there. I came into Oakland, California in my dress uniform in the airport and a long haired marijuana smoking man spit onmy uniform calling me a baby killer. I just kept walking with years in my eyes.


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