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John Stewart

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I hope you understand I've a long way to go. Hope you understand because I told you so.
Well, as the people say, I will be comin' back this way, but until then, gal, you're on your own.

I'm not the kind of guy just for hangin' 'round. I'm bored to tears with this old town.
Well, if you behave, hey, I'll send you a card from Santa Fe but until then, gal, you're on your own.

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I'm gonna walk away. Don't you come on along. I will be singin' a lonesome song.
It's sad but true but I've just got to get away from you but until then, gal, you're on your own.

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I could never stay upon the shelf where the wind and rain are never felt
But, hey, don't cry. I'll be comin' back, by and by, but until then, gal, you're on your own.

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