The Last Mile

Album: Long Cold Winter (1988)
Charted: 36
  • Me and Billy boy and old lady Jane
    We hitched a ride, took a fast movin' train
    Got to the top with our heads spinnin' round
    You never know just what you got until you're comin' back

    Down on the farmland Mississippi shade
    The folks down there they told me take it day by day

    And walk the last mile before I sleep
    It'll be a while before I get my peace
    With the same style I walked for years
    On the last mile I can rest my fears

    I got a long way to go before I reach the light of day
    Monkeys on my back I gotta find a better way
    Same old story never get just what you want
    The more you got, the more you want
    Sometimes you do and then you don't

    I guess I've always been a travelin' man
    'Cause when I'm movin' I can make a stand

    And walk the last mile before I sleep
    It'll be a while before I get my peace
    With the same style I walked for years
    On the last mile I can rest my fears

    Don't know where I'm going, but I know where I've been
    Look around me everybody's trying to win

    On the last mile
    On the last mile

    I guess I've always been a travelin' man
    'Cause when I'm movin' I can make a stand, yeah, yeah

    And walk the last mile before I sleep
    It'll be a while before I get my peace
    With the same style I walked for years
    On the last mile I can rest my fears

    The last mile before I sleep
    It'll be a while before I get my peace
    With the same style I walked for years
    On the last mile I can rest my fears

    The last mile before I sleep
    It'll be a while before I get my peace
    With the same style I walked for years
    On the last mile I can rest my fears Writer/s: THOMAS CARL KEIFER
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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