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    Detroit City

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      Lyrics for Pam Tillis - "Detroit City"

      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 cottonfields and home
      I dreamed about my mother dear old papa sister and brother
      I dreamed about that boy who's been waiting for so long

      Homefolks 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 sing in 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 on a Southbound freight and ride
      And go on back to the loved ones I left waiting far behind
      I wanna go home I wanna go home oh how I wanna go home

      SONGWRITERS:
      DILL, DANNY / TILLIS, MEL
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