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Daniel O'Donnell – Detroit City lyrics

I wanna go home, I wanna go home
Oh, how I wanna go home

Last night I went to sleep in Detroit city
And I dreamed about those cotton fields and home
I dreamed about my mother, dear old papa, sister and brother
I dreamed about that girl who's been waiting for so long

I wanna go home, I wanna go home
Oh, how I wanna go home

Home folks think I'm big in Detroit city
From the letters that I write they think I'm fine
But by day I make the cars and by night I make the bars
If only they could read between the lines

'Cause you know I rode the freight train north to Detroit city
And after all these years I find I've just been wastin' my time
So I just think I'll take my foolish pride
And put it on a southbound freight and ride
And go back to the loved ones, the ones that I left waitin' so far behind

I wanna go home, I wanna go home
Oh, how I wanna go home

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