What does Guitar Town mean?

Steve Earle: Guitar Town Meaning

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Song Released: 1986


Guitar Town Lyrics

Hey pretty baby are you ready for me
Its your good rockin daddy down from tennessee
Im just out of austin bound for san antone
With the radio blastin and the bird dog on
Theres a speed trap up ahead in selma town
But no local yokel gonna...

  1. anonymous
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    Jun 29th 2020 !⃝

    I think Steve Earle's reference to the origin of his guitar is on the racist side. He and the song writer could have easily used another name or origin reference and still had not affected the song's meaning.

  2. anonymous
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    Mar 24th 2007 !⃝

    I think it's about being young and wild and taking someone out to a concert with great music for an awesome time.


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