Who's Online Now
14 registered members (Little_stevie_b, Gavin Sinclair, Fdemetrio, couchgrouch, Guy E. Trepanier, Gerry, JAPOV, 4 invisible), and 190 guests, and
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Shout Box
Member Spotlight
Nathan K.
Nathan K.
michigan
Posts: 158
Joined: February 2008
Show All Member Profiles 
What's Going On
BIAB Effects
by Fdemetrio. 03/04/21 01:53 PM
I MIGHT BUY AGAIN
by Travis david. 03/04/21 12:09 PM
I'm Here To Tell You
by VNORTH2. 03/04/21 10:49 AM
I Miss You
by Gerry. 03/04/21 07:49 AM
All The Same
by JAPOV. 03/04/21 03:57 AM
Maybe you can forgive me too?
by ckiphen. 03/03/21 06:09 PM
Could it be you love this guy?
by ckiphen. 03/03/21 11:03 AM
Legacies...
by John Lawrence Schick. 03/03/21 10:00 AM
Difference between Liking and Appreciating
by Marc Barnette. 03/03/21 07:55 AM
THIS AINT NO TRAGEDY (YET)
by WilliamMahler. 03/03/21 06:19 AM
It Is Done
by Little_stevie_b. 03/02/21 09:44 PM
Music Scam - Skunk Radio
by Fdemetrio. 03/02/21 09:33 PM
Goodwill Coat
by swestern. 03/02/21 07:10 PM
Tree of Souls
by Michael W. Brown. 03/02/21 11:38 AM
Short Story;The Night My Innoncence Was Lost
by Michael W. Brown. 03/02/21 11:23 AM
I thought this might interest some.
by Andrea Lim 199320. 03/02/21 01:49 AM
Stand On Sapphires band.
by Gary E. Andrews. 03/01/21 09:19 PM
An Angel to hold
by ckiphen. 03/01/21 04:19 PM
Please delete my profile
by Brian Austin Whitney. 03/01/21 03:17 PM
DISCUSS: Are agents locking up venues in your town
by Marc Barnette. 03/01/21 08:42 AM
I'll Pray For You
by JAPOV. 02/28/21 08:41 PM
::: Nobody Loves You Like Me :::
by Guy E. Trepanier. 02/28/21 06:41 PM
Maybe It's Just Me
by JAPOV. 02/28/21 03:17 PM
"Fallen Angel" Dedicated to Patsy Cline
by Gavin Sinclair. 02/28/21 12:14 PM
Nothing
by Gary E. Andrews. 02/28/21 08:04 AM
Don't Go
by Gary E. Andrews. 02/28/21 08:00 AM
Flower Child, Vintage & Thrift 2/28/2021
by Gary E. Andrews. 02/28/21 07:16 AM
Beautiful Dancer
by Kevin Nevel. 02/28/21 06:51 AM
Or You Can Choose To Follow Me
by VNORTH2. 02/28/21 06:27 AM
Who I Am
by VNORTH2. 02/28/21 05:44 AM
Top Posters(All Time)
Calvin 19,839
Travis david 12,071
Kevin Emmrich 10,938
Jean Bullock 10,330
Kaley Willow 10,240
Two Singers 9,649
Joice Marie 9,186
Mackie H. 8,944
glynda 8,682
Mike Dunbar 8,574
Tricia Baker 8,318
couchgrouch 7,959
Colin Ward 7,909
Corey 7,357
Vicarn 6,756
Mark Kaufman 6,588
Wyman Lloyd 6,578
ben willis 6,111
Lynn Orloff 5,788
niteshift 5,763
Louis 5,725
Linda Sings 5,608
KimberlyinNC 5,210
Neil Cotton 4,909
Derek Hines 4,893
DonnaMarilyn 4,666
Blake Hill 4,528
Bob Cushing 4,389
Roy Cooper 4,261
Bill Osofsky 4,199
Tom Shea 4,179
Cindy Miller 4,178
TamsNumber4 4,130
nightengale 4,096
MFB III 3,929
Caroline 3,865
Kolstad 3,817
Dan Sullivan 3,710
beechnut79 3,682
E Swartz 3,654
Dottie 3,427
joewatt 3,411
Bill Cooper 3,279
Fdemetrio 3,231
John Hoffman 3,199
Skip Johnson 3,027
Pam Hurley 3,007
Terry G 3,005
Sunset Poet 2,892
PopTodd 2,890
Harriet Ames 2,870
Nigel Quin 2,865
MidniteBob 2,760
Nelson 2,615
Tom Tracy 2,558
Polly Hager 2,526
Jerry Jakala 2,524
Al Alvarez 2,499
Eric Thome 2,448
Hummingbird 2,401
Stan Loh 2,263
Sam Wilson 2,242
Judy Hollier 2,232
Wendy D 2,226
Erica Ellis 2,202
TrumanCoyote 2,096
Marty Helly 2,027
maccharles 2,000
DukeWill 1,988
floyd jane 1,985
Clint Anglin 1,904
cindyrella 1,888
David Wright 1,866
Clairejeanne 1,851
Cindy LaRosa 1,824
Ronald Boyt 1,675
Iggy 1,652
Noel Downs 1,633
Rick Heenan 1,608
Cal 1,574
Jack Swain 1,554
GocartMoz 1,552
Pete Larsen 1,537
Ann Tygart 1,529
Tom Breshers 1,487
RogerS 1,473
Tom Franz 1,473
Chuck Crowe 1,441
Ralph Blight 1,440
Rick Norton 1,429
Kenneth Cade 1,429
bholt 1,411
Letha Allen 1,408
in2piano 1,404
Stan Simons 1,402
mattbanx 1,384
Jen Shaner 1,373
Deej56 1,372
Charlie Wong 1,347
KevinP 1,324
Vondelle 1,316
Tom W. 1,313
Jan Petter 1,301
scottandrew 1,292
DakLander 1,265
Gerry 1,261
lane1777 1,253
PeteG 1,242
Ian Ferrin 1,235
Glen King 1,214
IdeaGuy 1,209
AaronAuthier 1,177
summeoyo 1,172
Diane Ewing 1,158
joro 1,082
IronKnee 1,079
BobbyJoe 1,075
S.DEE 1,040
yann 1,037
Tony A 1,016
9ne 1,011
argo 986
peaden 984
JAPOV 973
90 dB 964
Wolvman 960
Jak Kelly 912
krtinberg 890
Drifter 886
Petra 883
RJC 845
Brenda152 840
Nadia 829
Juan 797
ant 786
TKO 784
Dayson 781
frahmes 781
teletwang 762
Andy K 747
tbryson 737
Andy Kemp 734
Jackie444 731
3daveyO3 704
Dixie 701
Joy Boy 695
Knute 686
ckiphen 682
Irwin 681
Lee Arten 678
Moosesong 667
Pat Hardy 665
Katziis 652
R.T.MOORE 638
quality 637
CG King 622
douglas 621
Mel 614
R&M 603
NaomiSue 601
Shandy 589
Ria 587
TAMERA64 583
qbaum 570
nitepiano 566
pRISCILLA 556
Tink2 553
musica 539
deanbell 528
RobertK 527
BonzaiWag 523
Roderic 522
BB Wilbur 512
goodfolks 499
Zeek 487
Stu 486
Steve P. 481
KathyW 462
allenb 459
MaxG 458
Philjo 454
fanito 448
trush48 448
dmk 442
arealrush 437
DGR 436
avweek 435
Stephen D 433
Emmy 431
Rob L 426
marquez 422
kit 419
Softkrome 417
kyrksongs 415
RRon 408
Laura G. 407
VNORTH 407
Debra 407
eb 406
cuebald 399
EdPerrone 399
Dannyk1 395
Hobart 395
Davyboy49 393
Smile 389
GJShades 387
Ezt 384
tone 380
Marla 380
Cecilee 379
iggyiggy 378
coalminer 377
java 374
spidey 371
sweetsong 370
danny 367
Jim Ryan 360
Alek 358
papaG 353
Z - man 350
JamesDF5 348
John K 348
Jaden 344
ddreuter 341
TheBaz 340
Steggy 339
leif 339
tonedeaf 336
rickwork 334
Eddie Ray 332
Johnboy 328
Bob Lever 328
Helicon1 327
lucian 326
Muskie 321
kc 319
Z. Mulls 318
ptondreau 313
ONOFFON 312
Chris B. 310
trush 304
ed323 297
Ellen M 294
markus-ky 292
lizzorn 291
nicnac49 290
pomeranj 289
Char 286
ktunes 285
mastrose 280
pammie 279
pd 277
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#897211 - 05/10/11 01:54 PM I Ain't Going Back to Mexico  
Joined: Aug 2006
Posts: 1,324
KevinP Offline
Top 200 Poster
KevinP  Offline
Top 200 Poster

Joined: Aug 2006
Posts: 1,324
Ohio
Here is kind of a fun one that Roy and I put together.
Kevin


I Ain’t Going Back To Mexico
Writers: Kevin Pearson and Roy Harris

I was sittin in a bar in Juarez
And the tequila went down like wine
I woke up in the desert
With the sunrise hurting my eyes
Found two tattoo's on my forearms
That said I'd gotten married twice
Now I’m a wanted man in Mexico
By some people that aren’t very nice

Chorus
I ain’t going back to Mexico
And friend that's a matter of fact
cause I don't want to die
For whatever happened. that night
and My dearest Maria and Consuelo
whoever you are……. I apologize
but these tattoo's tell me all I need to know
and I ain't going back to Mexico

V 2
I'm going to miss all the fine folks
and the friends down there that I made
but girls I bet your daddies
have already dug me a nice deep grave
if I said I loved you I'm sure I did
tequila does that sorta thing to my heart
best thing I can figure out now
is how to keep from being torn apart

Bridge
At a kitchen table in Laredo
I drink another bottle down to the worm
and wonder if the girls down in Mexico
still dream that one day I'll l return

I ain’t going back to Mexico
And friend that's a matter of fact
cause I don't want to die
For whatever happened. that night
and my dearest Maria and Consuelo
whoever you are……. I apologize
but these tattoo's tell me all I need to know
and I ain't going back to mexico





Last edited by KevinP; 05/10/11 03:47 PM.
#897221 - 05/10/11 02:57 PM Re: I Ain't Going Back to Mexico [Re: KevinP]  
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 6,578
Wyman Lloyd Offline
Wyman Lloyd  Offline

Top 30 Poster

Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 6,578
Missouri
Hay Kevin and Roy,
Heckuva' job
Loved it--Flowed nicely.
The only place I stumbled on a couple read throughs was I wanted the C to read thusly_


Chorus
I ain’t going back to Mexico
That's a natural fact ALL RIGHT
I don't want to die down there
For whatever happened. that night
Maria and Consuelo
whoever you are……. I apologize
but these tattoo's tell me all I need to know
and I ain't going back to Mexico

JMO
Write on
Wy

#897227 - 05/10/11 03:28 PM Re: I Ain't Going Back to Mexico [Re: Wyman Lloyd]  
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 123
Roy Harris Offline
Serious Contributor
Roy Harris  Offline
Serious Contributor

Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 123
Texarkana, Texas
That would work. We had discussed changing that line to And friend that's a matter of fact. Thanks for reading and commenting.

#897256 - 05/10/11 06:49 PM Re: I Ain't Going Back to Mexico [Re: KevinP]  
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 8,944
Mackie H. Offline
Top 20 Poster
Mackie H.  Offline
Top 20 Poster

Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 8,944
NASHVILLE, TN
KEVIN AND ROY--

I think you are in a GROOVE on this one--I LOVE IT!

What would have happened if you got the WORM TOO?

SOUNDS LIKE A COWBOY CHA-CHA TO ME!

WRITE ON.

Mackie

#897267 - 05/10/11 07:06 PM Re: I Ain't Going Back to Mexico [Re: Mackie H.]  
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 3,682
beechnut79 Offline
Top 100 Poster
beechnut79  Offline
Top 100 Poster

Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 3,682
Villa Park IL
Was this meant to be an interpretation of some of the violence going on in that area these days? Not long ago I read a couple of books on that subject, and also rented the DVD of the movie which Jennifer Lopez starred in. Out of that I penned a piece i titled "Land of the Border Lords" and will post it in the not too distant future.

I believe at one time these Mexican border towns were havens for those who wanted to escape some of the restrictions in the US, especially concernins prostitution and, for the under 21 crowd, drinking. Now it is much too dangerous.

Peace,
Brian

#897271 - 05/10/11 07:17 PM Re: I Ain't Going Back to Mexico [Re: beechnut79]  
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 123
Roy Harris Offline
Serious Contributor
Roy Harris  Offline
Serious Contributor

Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 123
Texarkana, Texas
lol Brian. This was just a fun song pre-drug lord days. Back in the 50s I spent a lot of time in Juarez when I was stationed in Albuquerque during my Navy days. And I did get a couple of tattoos there but didn't get married twice. Back when the booze was cheap and the bars overflowing with beautiful senoritas.

I wouldn't be caught dead there now. Well if I were caught there, with the conditions they have now, I probably would be dead.

Last edited by Roy Harris; 05/10/11 07:28 PM.

Support Just Plain Folks

We would like to keep the membership in Just Plain Folks FREE! Your donation helps support the many programs we offer including Road Trips and the Music Awards.


Newest Members
SalM, Cherilyn Bacon, Scott Martin, Bill Emery, Andrea Lim 199320
21321 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums116
Topics121,421
Posts1,142,089
Members21,321
Average Posts Daily26
Most Online37,523
Jan 25th, 2020
Just Plain Quotes
"Whether your next song is #1 on Billboard, or a critical failure by all measurable standards, go look in the mirror. You are the exact same person you were the day before your received the news. Never forget that." -Brian Austin Whitney
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
Popular Topics(Views)
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0