Midnight Train

Album: Heavy Love (1998)
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  • I was standin' at the station,
    ten to midnight in the rain
    I was mindin' my own bus'ness,
    waiting for that midnight train

    Nobody in sight, starin' at my shoes,
    I took out my paper to find me some good news
    Mindin' my own bus'ness,
    when the ticket man calls my name
    Yeah, yeah, babe

    There ain't no midnight train
    There ain't no midnight train
    There ain't no midnight train
    Comin' down the line

    So I say, "If it ain't too much trouble,
    when's the local out of town?"
    His reply: "Two a.m."
    If I'm leavin' local-bound

    I can catch it in forty minutes,
    if I want to grab the express
    But the local trains are hard to come by,
    this time of night, more or less
    Listen, said

    There ain't no midnight train
    There ain't no midnight train
    There ain't no midnight train
    Comin' down the line

    So I stood for forty minutes,
    it was raining and it was cold
    When the express rolled down the track,
    I did not care where it was gonna go
    Yeah, yeah

    He said
    There ain't no midnight train
    There ain't no midnight train
    There ain't no midnight train
    Comin' down the line Writer/s: JON TIVEN, ROGER REALE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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