Even Though I'm Leaving

Album: The Prequel (2019)
Charted: 11
  • Daddy, I'm afraid, won't you stay a little while?
    Keep me safe 'cause there's monsters right outside
    Daddy, please don't go, I don't wanna be alone
    'Cause the second that you're gone they're gonna know
    Before he went to bed he grabbed my hand and said

    Just 'cause I'm leavin'
    It don't mean that I won't be right by your side
    When you need me
    And you can't see me in the middle of the night
    Just close your eyes and say a prayer
    It's okay, I know you're scared when I'm not here
    But I'll always be right there
    Even though I'm leavin', I ain't goin' nowhere

    Dad, we'll be late, and Uncle Sam don't like to wait
    He's got a big old plane that's gonna take me far away
    I know I act tough, but there's a churnin' in my gut
    'Cause I just can't call you up when things get rough
    Before I left, he hugged my neck and said

    Just 'cause you're leavin'
    It don't mean that I won't be right by your side
    When you need me
    And you can't see me in the middle of the night
    Just close your eyes and say a prayer
    It's okay, I know you're scared, I might be here
    But I'll always be right there
    Even though you're leavin', I ain't goin' nowhere

    Daddy, I'm afraid, won't you stay a little while?
    I never thought I'd see the day I had to say goodbye
    Daddy, please don't go, I can't do this on my own
    There's no way that I can walk this road alone
    Daddy grabbed my hand and said

    Just 'cause I'm leavin'
    It don't mean that I won't be right by your side
    When you need me
    And you can't see me in the middle of the night
    Just close your eyes and say a prayer
    It's okay, boy, I ain't scared
    I won't be here, but I'll always be right there
    Even though I'm leavin', I ain't goin' nowhere
    I ain't goin' nowhere Writer/s: Luke Combs, Ray Fulcher, Wyatt Durrette
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Makenzie from Unknownthis song is my favorite because it reminds me of my grandfather that passed away may 17th 2020
  • Jo from North Carolinagood song!!
  • Dougonm from New MexicoIt sounds more like the son who was being comforted by the Father as a little boy, again as a young man leaving to serve in the military, and yet again when Dad is dying. Not the Dad leaving for the military
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