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Bobby Bare - Detroit City (Chord)
Album: 16 Biggest Hits (2007)
Submitter: lmofle (880) on 11/16/02 1 comment
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Detroit City
By Bobby Bare


Chorus:
           C    C7          F
I wanna go home, I wanna go home
C        G        C 
Oh how I wanna go home


     C               G                C 
Last night I went to sleep in Detroit City
      G                                   C      C7
And I dreamed about the cotton fields and home
  F                                C
I dreamed about my momma, dear old papa, sister, and brother
      D                                 G   
And I dreamed about the girl who's been waiting for so long

Chorus

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

Chorus

Recite last verse:
Cause you know I rode a freight train north to Detroit City
And after all these years I find I've been wasting my time
So I just think I'll take my foolish pride and put it on the southbound freight and ride
And go on back to the loved ones, the ones I left waiting so far behind

Chorus
 
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Good job.
-cowboy31 | 6/13/2004
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