Thursday, June 30, 2011

‘There Used to be a Ballpark’


There Used to be a Ballpark
Lyrics by Joe Raposo

And there used to be a ballpark
Where the field was warm and green,
And the people played their crazy game
With a joy I’d never seen.

And the air was such a wonder
From the hot dogs and the beer.
Yes, there used a ballpark, right here.

And there used to be rock candy
And a great big Fourth of July
With fireworks exploding
All across the summer sky.

And the people watched in wonder
How they’d laugh and how they’d cheer.
And there used to be a ballpark, right here.

Now the children try to find it
And they can’t believe their eyes
’Cause the old team just isn’t playing
And the new team hardly tries.

And the sky has got so cloudy
When it used to be so clear
And the summer went so quickly this year.

Yes, there used to be a ballpark, right here.

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