Midnight Train to Georgia

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Gladys Knight & the Pips

Gladys Knight & The Pips were an R&B/soul family musical act from Atlanta, Georgia, active from 1953 to 1989. The group was best known for their string of hit singles on Motown's "Soul" record label and Buddah Records from 1967 to 1975, including "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" (1967) an… more »

L.A. proved too much for the man
(He couldn't make it)
So he's leavin' the life he's come to know
(He said he's goin')
He said he's goin' back to find
Ooh, what's left of his world The world he left behind Not so long ago

He's leavin'
On that midnight train to Georgia Said he's goin' back
To a simpler place in time

And I'll be with him
On that midnight train to Georgia I'd rather live in his world Than live without him in mine

He kept dreamin'
That someday he'd be a star
But he sure found out the hard way
That dreams don't always come true
So he pawned all his hopes And he even sold his old car Bought a one way ticket back
To the life he once knew
Oh yes he did
He said he would 
He's leavin'
On that midnight train to Georgia Said he's goin' back to find
A simpler place in time

And I'm gonna be with him
On that midnight train to Georgia I'd rather live in his world Than be without him in mine

He's leavin'
On that midnight train to Georgia Said he's goin' back to find
A simpler place in time

And I've gotta be with him
On the midnight train to Georgia I'd rather live in his world Than be without him in mine

Go, gonna board, gonna board
The midnight train to Georgia Gonna board the midnight train Gotta go, gonna board Gonna board Gonna board the midnight train

Written by: JAMES D. WEATHERLY

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Midnight Train to Georgia