Train Song

Album: Frank's Wild Years (1987)
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  • Well, I broke down in East St. Louis
    The Kansas City line
    Drunk up all my money that I borrowed every time
    And I fell down at the derby
    The night's as black as a crow
    It was a train that took me away from here
    But a train can't bring me home
    What made my dreams so hollow was standing at the depot
    With a steeple full of swallows that could never ring the bell
    And I've come ten thousand miles away, not one thing to show
    It was a train that took me away from here
    But a train can't bring me home

    I remember when I left without bothering to pack
    Don't you know I up and left
    With just the clothes I had on my back?
    Now, I'm sorry for what I've done
    And I'm out here on my own
    It was a train that took me away from here
    But a train can't bring me home
    It was a train that took me away from here
    But a train can't bring me home Writer/s: THOMAS A. WAITS
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, JALMA MUSIC
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