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My City Was Gone Lyrics

"My City Was Gone" was written by Forbes, Derek / Kerr, James / Macneil, Michael Joseph / Mcgee, Brian / Burchill, Charles.
"My City Was Gone" was written by Forbes, Derek / Kerr, James / Macneil, Michael Joseph / Mcgee, Brian / Burchill, Charles.

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I went back to Ohio
But my city was gone
There was no train station
There was no downtown

Southtown, it disappeared
All my favorite places
My city had been pulled down
Reduced to parking spaces
Ay, oh, where did you go, Ohio?

I went back to Ohio
But my family was gone
I stood on the back porch
There was nobody home

I was stunned and amazed
My childhood memories
Saw this world past
Like the wind through the trees
Ay, oh, where did you go, Ohio?

I went back to Ohio
But my pretty countryside
It had been paved down the middle
By a government that had no pride

The farms of Ohio
Had been replaced by shopping malls
And Muzak filled the air
From Seneca to Cuyahoga Falls
Ay, oh, where did you go, Ohio?

Songwriters
Forbes, Derek / Kerr, James / Macneil, Michael Joseph / Mcgee, Brian / Burchill, Charles

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