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Glen Campbell's, "By The Time I Get To Phoenix"
The Lyrics:
By the time I get to Phoenix, she'll be rising
Why:
Refers to Phoenix, the capital of the state of Arizona.
Submitted by: Lydia Helton
Glen Campbell's, "By The Time I Get To Phoenix"
The Lyrics:
By the time I make Albuquerque, she'll be working.
Why:
Refers to the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Submitted by: Lydia Helton
Glen Campbell's, "By The Time I Get To Phoenix"
The Lyrics:
By the time I make Oklahoma, she'll be sleeping.
Why:
Refers to the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
Submitted by: Lydia Helton
Glen Campbell's, "By the Time I Get to Phoenix"
The Lyrics:
By the time I get to Phoenix she'll be rising
AND
By the time I make Albuquerque she'll be working
AND
By the time I make Oklahoma she'll be sleepin'
Why:
Has Phoenix, Albuquerque and Oklahoma
Submitted by: Carolyn
Glen Campbell's, "Country Boy"
The Lyrics:
Country boy you've got your feet in L.A.
Why:
L.A. gets yet another mention in this song which is meant as a sequel to "Rhinestone Cowboy."
Submitted by: Rich Braham
Glen Campbell's, "Galveston"
The Lyrics:
Galveston, oh Galveston, I still hear your sea winds blowin'
Why:
Because it names the city of Galveston, TX
Submitted by: Carolyn
Glen Campbell's, "Galveston"
The Lyrics:
Galveston, oh Galveston,
I still hear your sea waves crashing.
Why:
It's about Galveston, Texas
Submitted by: Rosie Finch
Glen Campbell's, "Manhattan Kansas"
The Lyrics:
Manhattan, Kansas ain't no place to have a baby
When you got no man to give it his last name
Why:
Manhattan, Kansas
Submitted by: Candy Welty
Glen Campbell's, "Rhinestone Cowboy"
The Lyrics:
I know every crack in the dirty sidewalks of Broadway.
Why:
Refers to the street called Broadway, in New York City, probably that city's most famous street.
Submitted by: Lydia Helton
Glen Campbell's, "Wichita Line Man"
The Lyrics:
I hear you singin' in the wire, I can hear you through the whine
And the Wichita Lineman is still on the line
Why:
Wichita is in Kansas. There is one in Texas, too, maybe...
Submitted by: Carolyn
Glen Campbell's, "Wichita Lineman"
The Lyrics:
And your Wichita lineman
Is still on the line.
Why:
Refers to Wichita, Kansas
Submitted by: Rosie Finch

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