The Long Way Home

Album: The River & the Thread (2014)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song finds Cash weaving details of her family life into lyrics about the ways we're haunted by the past.

    "You thought you left it all behind
    You thought you’d up and gone
    When all you did was figure out
    How to take the long way home"

    Cash explained to American Songwriter magazine: "Most of us go a long way and try a lot of things before we come home to ourselves."

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