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Yonder Comes a Freight Train Lyrics

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Hopped a freight train out of Nashville, rode it up to Ohio.
Made my way to Detroit City where I stayed a week or so.
Hauled a ride to Chicago with a truck drivin' man.
An' I stayed there for the summer, singin' with a Country band.
Every time I hear a freight train lonesome whistle blow,
I think about the good man I got waitin' on me at home.

Yonder comes a freight train,
Movin' on down the line.
Yonder comes a freight train,
Listen to that engine whine.
I'm gettin' off that old train:
I'm goin' back to that good, good man of mine.

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Hopped the freight out of Chicago, thought that it was southern bound.
Ended up in New York City where we travel underground.
Caught a ride with a crew truck, went from Charlotte to L.A..
Made my way back to Atlanta but I wasn't there to stay.
Thumbed a ride with a couple goin' to see River Falls.
Only thirty miles from Nashville, well, I'll get back if I have to crawl.

Yonder comes a freight train,
Movin' on down the line.
Yonder comes a freight train,
Listen to that engine whine.
I'm gettin' off that old train:
I'm goin' back to that good, good man of mine.

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Yonder comes a freight train,
Movin' on down the line.
Yonder comes a freight train,
Listen to that engine whine.
I'm gettin' off that old train:
I'm goin' back to that good, good man of mine.

I'm gettin' off that old train:
I'm goin' back.

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