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song title:Keep Your Lights On
date: 2000-07-01
song notes:Another great story
lyrics: 

Chorus:
Keep your lights on, keep your curtains drawn.
Keep your lights on, keep a pot of coffee on.
If it's been wind and rainy weather
and you know that I've been gone too long, too long.
Keep your lights on, keep your lights on,
keep your lights on 'til I get home.

Verse 1:
The day that it started so down and disheartened
My tears seemed to cut like a knife, cut like a knife
And hearing the call of the highway I had to
find my way to fill out my life

Bridge:
I told you that day I'd be coming back this way
and to leave me a sign if your heart was still mine.
Too proud to say it out loud you wrote it all down,
saying "read it whenever you're feeling alone,
and come back home."

Verse 2:
These boots scuffed with gravel I start to unravel
My thoughts start to travel back home, travel back home
And this note that I keep in my wallet
I guess you could call it a prayer or a poem

She wrote to me . . .
I'll keep my lights on, I'll keep my curtains drawn
If my light's on, and from the street you smell a pot of coffee on
If it's been wind and rainy weather
and you know that you've been gone to long
I'll keep my lights on, keep my lights on,
keep my lights on 'til you get home
I'll keep my lights on, keep my lights on,
keep my lights on 'til you get home

Keep your lights on my baby,
keep your lights on my darling,
keep your lights on 'till I get home.

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