China Star

by Ken Veltz

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A song about a country guy who unexpectedly falls in love.

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China Star
Music & lyrics by Ken Veltz


Sign on the door said, "The Smoker Broke -
No Bar-b-que!", Man, that ain't a joke
I was stoked up, howling', for a rack of ribs tonight
Across the street is the China Star
They don't even have a bar
I hid my car around the corner
Kept my head down and ducked inside

I'm a whiskey drinkin', American thinkin' guy
With a belly growling, pushing me to give something new a try

"I help you, Sir?", sounded like a song
She caught me staring at her way too long 
What was wrong with this picture?
I was in it, but it sure felt right
Forgot all about the bar-b-que
Fell in her smile and I lost my cool
But found my fortune cookie 
And candy for my eyes

I'm whiskey drinkin', American thinkin' guy
With a belly growling, pushing me to give something new a try
Thanking heaven for the sign on my favorite bar
That led me cross the street to the China Star

Two years later, she's smokin' ribs
I'm steamin' rice, changin' bibs
And built a crib
For a baby China star lighting up the sky
WIth fireworks, chop sticks, egg rolls & apple pie

I'm a whiskey drinkin', American thinkin' guy
With a belly growling, pushing me to give something new a try
Rockin' a baby in a cradle in a big back yard
Sippin' jasmine tea from a mason jar
Thanking heaven for the sign on my favorite bar
That led me cross the street to the China Star
The China Star in my life. The China Star in my life

credits

released March 7, 2014
Arranged and produced by Ken Veltz
Lead vocal: Ken Veltz
Backup vocals: Jeannie Veltz
All music by Ken Veltz

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VeltzMusic Nashville, Tennessee

I'm Ken Veltz.
I write songs, play guitar, piano & drums.
I've been doing it a long time.
I love God, my wife, kids, family & friends!

Live a long and awesome life!

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