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From the recording night train

Written 1999 and recorded in Kingston Springs, TN at Studio on Demand.  All instruments and vocals done by lml

Lyrics

You’ll be leavin’ on the night train
You’ll be ridin’ on a ghost
That will take you on a long slow journey
Far from what you want the most
 
There’s no ticket for this night train
No conductor walks the aisle
Only empty seats to place your sorrow
While the night train covers miles
 
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Once you get aboard the night train
And you hear that whistle blow
Drowning out a voice that vaguely lingers
Sayin’ you don’t have to go
 
Out of the station rolls the night train
As your thoughts begin to rush
Pictures cross your mind and clear your memory
As the night train stirs up dust
 
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Silver steel reflects the moonlight
Rails that wonder out ahead
Such a lonely sound just might reach to me
Through the window by my bed
 
And if I ever hear that night train
Way out on some distant track
I’ll be listening to if you’re callin’
In case that night train brings you back
 
No on else is on the night train
 
Publishing leewardmusic BMI