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Hedy West

If you miss the train I'm on, you will know that I am gone, you can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles.
A hundred miles, a hundred miles, a hundred miles, a hundred miles, you can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles.

Lord, I'm one, Lord, I'm two, Lord, I'm three, Lord, I'm four, Lord, I'm five hundred miles a way from home.
Away from home, away from home, away from home, away from home, Lord, I'm five hundred miles away from home.

Not a shirt on my back, not a penny to my name. Lord, I can't go back home this-a way.
This-a way, this-a way, this-a way, this-a way, Lord, I can't go back home this-a way. (Interlude, repeat first verse)

You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles.



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    NeilzoMay 2, 2010 at 9:15 pm
    This is a song about getting lost in life.
    I have no shirt on my back, I'm broke, and I just can't go back home "this way." It's about a feeling, missing the train, the lonesome train whistles of life.
    The truth is, sometimes you have to go "home" the way you really are, and maybe just BE, for real, if that's what is needed.

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