Fair to Midland

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Dwight Yoakam

Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, actor and film director, most famous for his pioneering country music. Popular since the early 1980s, he has recorded more than twenty-one albums and compilations, charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Cou… more »

Fare to Midland is all that I need
If I had fair to Midland, I'd take the first seat
On a fast train, bus, or plane Which ever proved the quickest way for me

I left her in Midland near one last promise I couldn't keep
To chase a future paved with fools Small county roads don't ever reach 
But for every cloudless mile, the sun has shone There's been a hundred nights alone, at least The shame is how it took so long
To figure out, fare to Midland don't come cheap 
My eyes keep lonely thoughts, reminding me
With every dusty truck that I see
I'm only closer to how far away can be
And all the time that's left is an eternity 
Now to make myself west Texas bound
The fare to Midland is all I need

Fare to Midland is all that I need
If I had fare to Midland, I'd take the first seat


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Fair to Midland