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Barefoot Children In The Rain
Written by: Jimmy Buffett, Russ Kunkel, Jay Oliver, Roger Guth, and Peter Mayer
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Barometer Soup (1995)
Additional Discography:
Meet Me In Margaritaville (2003)

Lyrics:
SCRATCH MY BACK WITH A LIGHTNING BOLT
THUNDER ROLLS LIKE A BASS DRUM NOTE
THE SOUND OF THE WEATHER IS HEAVEN’S RAG TIME BAND

WE ALL FELL DOWN FORM THE MILKY WAY
HANGING’ ROUND HERE ‘TILL JUDGMENT DAY
HEAVEN ONLY KNOWS WHO’S IN COMMAND

Chorus
BAREFOOT CHILDREN IN THE RAIN
GOT NO NEED TO EXPLAIN
WE’D BE SWINGING ON A BALL AND CHAIN
IT’S ALWAYS UNDERSTOOD BY THOSE WHO PLAY THE GAME
BAREFOOT CHILDREN IN THE RAIN

SHOW ME YOURS AND I’LL SHOW YOU MINE
TAKE ME BACK TO DAYS FULL WITH MONKEY SHINE’S
BOUNCING ON A BUBBLE FULL OF TROUBLE IN THE SUMMER SUN

KEEP YOUR RAFT FROM THE RIVERBOAT
FICTION OVER FACT ALWAYS HAS MY VOTE
AND WRINKLES ONLY GO WHERE THE SMILES HAVE BEEN

Chorus
BAREFOOT CHILDREN IN THE RAIN
GOT NO NEED TO EXPLAIN
WE’D BE SWINGING ON A BALL AND CHAIN
IT’S ALWAYS UNDERSTOOD BY THOSE WHO PLAY THE GAME
BAREFOOT CHILDREN IN THE RAIN
LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA
BAREFOOT CHILDREN IN THE RAIN

SCRATCH MY BACK WITH A LIGHTNING BOLT
THUNDER ROLLS LIKE A BASS DRUM NOTE
THE SOUND OF THE WEATHER IS HEAVEN’S RAG TIME BAND

THE SKY TURNS BLUE AND THE SUN APPEARS
BUT THE QUESTION’S STILL “WHAT ARE WE DOING HERE?”
I DON’T THINK THE ANSWER’S CLOSE AT HAND

Chorus
BAREFOOT CHILDREN IN THE RAIN
GOT NO NEED TO EXPLAIN
WE’D BE SWINGING ON A BALL AND CHAIN
IT’S ALWAYS UNDERSTOOD BY THOSE WHO PLAY THE GAME
BAREFOOT CHILDREN IN THE RAIN
IN THE RAIN
IN THE RAIN

Shows Played At:
06-02-2016: Infinite Energy Arena – Duluth, GA
02-20-2002: TD Waterhouse Centre – Orlando, FL
02-18-2002: Ice Palace – Tampa, FL
02-16-2002: National Car Rental Center – Ft Lauderdale, FL
02-14-2002: Leon County Civic Center – Tallahassee, FL
11-16-2001: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
11-14-2001: OSU Value Center Arena – Columbus, OH
11-12-2001: The Palace of Auburn Hills – Auburn Hills, MI
11-10-2001: Target Center – Minneapolis, MN
11-07-2001: Jefferson County Coliseum – Birmingham, AL
11-05-2001: Philips Arena – Atlanta, GA
09-29-2001: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
09-27-2001: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
09-25-2001: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
09-08-2001: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
09-06-2001: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
09-04-2001: Post Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
09-01-2001: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-30-2001: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-27-2001: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06-05-2001: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
06-02-2001: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
05-31-2001: Fiddlers Green – Denver, CO
05-26-2001: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
05-24-2001: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
05-22-2001: Desert Sky Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
08-25-1995: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-19-1995: E Center – Camden, NJ
08-15-1995: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
08-11-1995: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
08-08-1995: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
04-26-1995: Starwood Amphitheatre – Nashville, TN
04-22-1995: Orlando Arena – Orlando, FL
Number of Shows: 33