Jim Glaser performs “The Lights of Albuquerque” Live On Marty Stuart Show.

The song was released in April 1986, reaching number # 40 on the charts of US Hot Country Songs. The song was included in Jim's third studio album, Everybody Knows I'm Yours (MCA 1986)

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The Lights of Albuquerque:

Album cover Jim Glaser ( MCA 1986 )
Album cover Jim Glaser ( MCA 1986 )

“The Lights of Albuquerque”, the song was written by B. Jones, B. McDill and D. Lee, was recorded by Jim Glaser for the MCA label, along with the rest of the album, the song was recorded between January and February 1986, at Bennett House, Franklin, TN. In the recording session Jim was accompanied by: Don Potter (acoustic guitar), Paul Gavin (acoustic guitar), Jon Goin (electric guitar), Sonny Garrish (steel), Larry Paxton (bass), James Stroud (drums), Terry McMillan (percussion), Gary Prim (keyboards and synthesizers), Eva Wood (vibes), Hurshel Wigginton, Louis Nunley, Dennis Wilson, Ava Aldridgem and Cindy Richardson (background vocals). With the production of Don Tolle, the song was released in April 1986, reaching number # 40 on the charts of US Hot Country Songs.

The song was included in Jim’s third studio album, Everybody Knows I’m Yours (MCA 1986), the album was released at the end of February 1986, reaching number # 49 on the U.S Top Country Albums charts.Country Albums.





Jim Glaser – The Lights of Albuquerque Lyrics

Desert moon, lights the freeway up tonight,
Chevy van, how I wish that you could fly.
Gotta get to her and tell her I was wrong,
But I’m still such a long, long way from home,
And the road goes on, on and on, on and on.

But the Lights of Albuquerque, will soon be shining bright,
Like a diamond in the desert, like a beacon in the night.
And I wonder if she’ll take me back, will she understand?
Will the Lights of Albuquerque, shine for me again?

Thinking back, to the foolish things I said.
Looking out, at the white lines up ahead.
Gonna tell her I can’t make it on my own.
Oh, this empty feeling won’t leave me alone.
It goes on and on, on and on, on and on

But the Lights of Albuquerque, will soon be shining bright,
Like a diamond in the desert, like a beacon in the night.
And I wonder if she’ll take me back, will she understand?
Will the Lights of Albuquerque, shine for me again?

Single Jim Glaser ( MCA 1986 )
Single Jim Glaser ( MCA 1986 )

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