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    Detroit City

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    Detroit City
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      Lyrics for Charley Pride - "Detroit City"

      I want to go home I want to go home oh Lord I want to 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 want to go home I want to go home oh Lord I want to 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 by night I make the bars
      If only they could read between the lines
      'Cause you know I rode a freight train north to Detroit City
      And after all these years I find I've just been wasting my time
      So I just think I'll take ol' Charley Pride put him on a Southbound freight and ride
      And go on back to the loved ones the ones that I left waiting so far behind
      I want to go home I want to go home oh Lord I want to go home

      I want to go home I want to go home I want to go gome

      SONGWRITERS:
      DILL, DANNY / TILLIS, MEL
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