Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett - Cheeseburger In Paradise

Cheeseburger in paradise<br>By: jimmy buffett<br>1978<br>Tried to amend my carnivorous habits<br>Made it nearly seventy days<br>Losin' weight without speed, eatin' sunflower seeds<br>Drinkin' lots of carrot juice and soakin' up rays<br><br>But at night I'd had these wonderful dreams<br>Some kind of sensuous treat<br>Not zuchinni, fettucini or bulghar wheat<br>But a big warm bun and a huge hunk of meat<br><br>Chorus:<br>Cheeseburger in paradise (paradise)<br>Heaven on earth with an onion slice (paradise)<br>Not too particular not too precise (paradise)<br>I'm just a cheeseburger in paradise<br><br>Heard about the old time sailor men<br>They eat the same thing again and again<br>Warm beer and bread they said could raise the dead<br>Well it reminds me of the menu at a holiday inn<br><br>Times have changed for sailors these days<br>When I'm in port I get what I need<br>Not just havanas or bananas or daiquiris<br>But that american creation on which I feed<br><br>Chorus:<br>Cheeseburger in paradise (paradise)<br>Medium rare with mustard 'be nice (paradise)<br>Heaven on earth with an onion slice (paradise)<br>I'm just a cheeseburger in paradise<br><br>I like mine with lettuce and tomato<br>Heinz 57 and french fried potatoes<br>Big kosher pickle and a cold draft beer<br>Well good God almighty which way do I steer for my<br><br>Chorus:<br>Cheeseburger in paradise (paradise)<br>Makin' the best of every virtue and vice (paradise)<br>Worth every damn bit of sacrifice (paradise)<br>To get a cheeseburger in paradise<br>To be a cheeseburger in paradise<br>I'm just a cheeseburger in paradise<br><br>Coda:<br>I like mine with lettuce and tomato<br>Heinz 57 and french fried potatoes<br>Big kosher pickle and a cold draft beer<br>Well good God almighty which way do I steer for my<br><br>- notes:<br>Background vocals: deborah mccoll, penny nichols, lea jane berinati,<br>Janie fricke, ginger holladay

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