The Long Way Home

Album: The River & the Thread (2014)
  • Dark highways and the country roads
    Don't scare you like they did
    The woods and winds, they'll welcome you
    To the places you once hid

    You grew up and you moved away
    Across a foreign see
    And what was left was what was kept
    That's what you gave to me

    [Chorus]
    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

    The southern rain was heavy
    Almost heavy as your heart
    A cavalcade of strangers came
    To tear your world apart

    The bells of old Saint Mary's
    And now the cling of charcoal hill
    And you took the old religion folk
    I won't be home again

    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

    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

    The long way home... Writer/s: JOHN LEVENTHAL, ROSANNE CASH
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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