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Gold
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John Stewart

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1979

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Date Performance 1979-00-00
Running Time 4:26
Performers John Stewart (Vocals), Brian/Bryan Garo(falo) (Production Assistance), John Stewart (Electric Guitars), Lindsey Buckingham (Electric Guitars), Brian/Bryan Garo(falo) (Bass), Joey Carbone (Keyboards), Michael/Mike Botts (Drums), Stevie Nicks (Additional Vocals), Mary Torrey/Torrey-DeVito (Additional Vocals), John Stewart (Produced By), Lindsey Buckingham (Producer At Large)
CommentsChart: Billboard US Hot 100 Singles Peak Position: 5 Peak Dates: Aug 4, 1979 Weeks On Charts: 18
Appears On
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When the lights go down
In the California town
People are in for the evening

I jump into my car
And I throw in my guitar
My heart beatin' time with my breathing

Driving over Kanan
Singing my soul
'Cause people out there turn music into gold

My buddy Jim Bash
He is working pumping gas
And he makes two fifty for an hour

He's got rhythm in his hands
As he's tapping on the cans
Sings rock and roll in the shower

California girls are the prettiest in the world
Each one a song in the making
Singin' rhymes with me, I can hear the melody
Story is there for the taking

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2007-05-29