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IT'S HARD TO BE COOL IN A SMALL TOWN

Written by Barry P. Foley
Copyright © 29 May 2015

A dress from Macy's or Walmart, all look the same
To the boys hanging out, down at the bowling lanes
No place to party, is driving you insane
It's hard to be cool in a small town

You wanna live like Carrie from Sex in the City
Your friends are as cool, as they are pretty
Party every night, cause they've got plenty
You can't do that in a small town

In a small town, there's nowhere to go, on a Friday night
The only change in 40 years is a new stoplight
It's hard to be cool in a small town

You couldn't wait to leave home after High School
Go off to college, away from Mama's rules
Big city kids all make fun of you
They all know you come from a small town

They say everyone's famous for 15 minutes in a small town
Billy was a football star, but he's still just hanging around
He got the beauty queen pregnant when she was just 17
Now his little girl's working weekends down at the Diary Queen
It's hard to be cool in a small town

Twenty years later your man's done gone
Its hard raising three kids, all on your own
Your high school friends still sing the same song
They think they're cool in your small town

In a small town, there's nothing to do, on a Saturday night
Watching movies at home and dreaming about those big city lights
It's hard to be cool in a small town