Train To Birmingham

Album: Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns (2011)
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  • I've been riding on this train
    Drinking whiskey for the pain
    Another good ol' boy going home
    And every town I see
    Seems to take a part of me
    That's the price that you pay when you roam

    Well I cry when I have to
    And I lie when I can
    But I die a little slower
    On the train to Birmingham

    I got holes in both my shoes
    And a guitar full of blues
    And a one way ticket for a remedy
    It's the same ol' lonesome song
    I've been singing all night long
    Hey, porter, are we out of Tennessee?


    Well every year I ride this train
    To Alabama in the rain
    When I get that lonesome feelin' in my bones
    I never get to Birmingham
    But gettin' there ain't the plan
    I just like the feel of going home

    [Chorus] Writer/s: JOHN HIATT
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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