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Merle Haggard – I'm Leavin' Now lyrics

Hold on, honey, I'd like to say
I'm bustin' out and breakin' away
I'm lettin' you go like a hot horse shoe
I can't take another heartache from you

Think about how it's gonna be
When you start back to needin' me
When your dancin' shoes have lost their shine
I'm gonna be gone and mine

I'm leavin' now, I'm leavin' now
Get outta my face, get outta my place
I'm leavin' now, adios, I'm leavin' now

At the time it comes when you trim the fat
Feed the kitchen scraps to the front seat cat
Bye bye, baby, when the bills come due
You might have to give up a jewel or two

Eat your heart out anyway
It's harder to hit and it's cold as clay
It's all over now, you won't have me
Your sugar daddy or your money tree

I'm leavin' now, yeah, I'm leavin' now
Get outta my space, get outta my face
I'm leavin' now, hey hey
I'm leavin' now

Pull up the collar on my travelin' coat
Sell that miserable pleasure boat
I wouldn't give a nickel for another buck
I'm livin' on muscle, guts and luck

If anybody asks where did I go
Tell 'em I went where the wild goose go
I wouldn't even have me an area code
Don't have a number, don't need a road

I'm leavin' now, me too, I'm leavin' now
Get outta my face, get outta my space
Leavin' now, adios, so I'm leavin' now

I'm leavin' now, I'm leavin' now
Get outta my space, get outta my face
Leavin' now, adios, I'm leavin' now

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