Speed of the Sound of Loneliness

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John Prine

John Prine (born October 10, 1946, in Maywood, Illinois) is an American country/folk singer-songwriter. He has been active as a composer, recording artist and live performer since the early 1970s. more »

You come home late and you come home early 
You come on big when you're feeling small
You come home straight and you come home curly  Sometimes you don't come home at all

Chorus:
So what in the world's come over you
And what in heaven's name have you done
You've broken the speed of the sound of loneliness 
You're out there running just to be on the run

Well I got a heart that burns with a fever 
And I got a worried and a jealous mind
How can a love that'll last forever 
Get left so far behind 

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It's a mighty mean and a dreadful sorrow
It's crossed the evil line today 
Well, how can you ask about tomorrow
We ain't got one word to say

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Ending:
You're out there running just to be on the run
You're out there running just to be on the run
You're out there running just to be on the run

Written by: JOHN PRINE

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