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By The Time I Get To Phoenix Lyrics

from Reunion: Songs of Jimmy Webb

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"By The Time I Get To Phoenix" is track #1 on the album Reunion: Songs of Jimmy Webb. It was written by Webb, Jimmy.
"By The Time I Get To Phoenix" is track #1 on the album Reunion: Songs of Jimmy Webb. It was written by Webb, Jimmy.

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By the time I get to Phoenix she'll be rising
She'll find the note I left hangin' on her door
She'll laugh when she reads the part that says I'm leavin'
'Cause I've left that girl so many times before.

By the time I make Albuquerque she'll be working
She'll probably stop at lunch and give me a call
But she'll just hear that phone keep on ringin'
Off the wall, that's all.

By the time I make Oklahoma she'll be sleepin'
She'll turn softly and call my name out low
And she'll cry just to think I'd really leave her
Tho' time and time I try to tell her so
She just didn't know I would really go.

Songwriters
Webb, Jimmy

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Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing

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