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A E/A A E A DAA liEttle ditty about JacDk and DianeE, twoA American kids gErowing up in the D EheartlanAd; Jack, he's gonna be Ea footbaDll star, DiEane dAebutanteE back seat of D Jacky'Es caAr. Suckin' on a chili dog outside the Tastee Freez, Diane sittin' on Jacky's lap. He's got his hands between knees. Jack, he says, "Hey, Diane, let's run off behind a shady tree; dribble off those Bobbi Brooks, me do what I please." Sayin'...
ChorusAOh yeah,E lifeD goes on, lEongA after the thErill of livingD is gone. E Sayin'... AOh yeah,E lifeD goes on, lEongA after the thErill of livingD is gone, Enow walk on... Repeat intro Jack, he sits back, collects his thoughts for a moment, scratches his head and does his best James Dean. then, there, Diane, we gotta run off to the city." Diane says, "Baby, you ain't missin' a thing." But he says...
ChorusON.C.h let it rock, let it roll. Let the bible belt come and save my soul. Holdin' on to sixteen as long as you can; change is comin' 'round real soon, make us women and men. A little ditty about Jack and Diane, tow American kids doin' the best that they
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