Family Tree

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Keith Whitley

Jackie Keith Whitley (July 1, 1954 — May 9, 1989), known professionally as Keith Whitley, was an American country music singer. Whitley's brief career in mainstream country music lasted from 1984 until his death in 1989, but he continues to influence an entire generation of singers and songwriters. He charted 19 singles on the Billboard country charts, including five consecutive Number Ones: "Don't Close Your Eyes", "When You Say Nothing at All", "I'm No Stranger to the Rain", "I Wonder Do You Think of Me" and "It Ain't Nothin'" (the last two posthumously). more »

Papa lazed in a county rest home
And Mama lives on a rich man's farm
Sister moved in with a stranger
And here I am in another [?]

And the leaves are slowly fallin'
Fallin' from the family tree
Yes, the leaves are slowly fallin'
And the last one to fall is me

I should have known the winds of boredom
Would finally blow our worlds apart
Here I lay with another woman
Are you layin' with a broken heart?

And the leaves are slowly fallin'
Fallin' from the family tree
Yes, the leaves are slowly fallin'
And the last one to fall is me

Yes, the leaves are slowly fallin'
Fallin' from the family tree
Yes, the leaves are slowly fallin'
And the last one to fall is me

Yes, the leaves are slowly fallin'
Fallin' from the family tree
Yes, the leaves are slowly fallin'
And the last one to fall is me

Yes, the leaves are slowly fallin'
Fallin' from the family tree
Yes, the leaves are slowly fallin'

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