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Shocking Edison: Music

Coming Into Los Angeles (lyrics)

(Written by Arlo Guthrie)
(Performed by Shocking Edison)
Arlo Guthrie played this song at Woodstock in 1969. As far as we can tell, no band has covered it since then. It has been a favorite of our band, and we had a lot of fun playing it.
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Coming in from London from over the pole
Flying in a big airliner
Chickens flyin' everywhere around the plane
Could we ever feel much finer

There's a guy with a ticket to Mexico
No, he couldn't look much stranger
Walkin' in the hall with his things and all
Smiling said he was the Lone Ranger

Coming into Los Angeles
Bringing in a couple of ki's
Don't touch my bags if you please
Mister customs man

Hip woman walkin' on the moving floor
Tripping on the escalator
There's a man in the line and she's blowin' his mind
Thinking that he's already made her

Coming in from London from over the pole
Flying in a big airliner
Chickens flyin' everywhere around the plane
Could we ever feel much finer