Midnight Train

Brussels proved too much for the man
So he's leavin' the life he's come to know
He said he's goin' back to find what's left of his world
The world he left behind not so long ago

He's leavin' on that midnight train to Istanbul
Said he's goin' back to find the simpler place and time
I'll be with him on that midnight train to Istnabul
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 sho' found out the hard way that dreams don't always come true
So he's pawned all his hopes and he even sold his own car
Bought a one-way ticket back to the life he once knew

Said he's leavin' on that midnight train to Istanbul
Said he's goin' back to find the simpler place and time
I'm gonna be with him on that midnight train to Georgia
I'd rather live in his world than live without him in mine

Oh he's leavin' on the midnight train to Istanbul
Said he's goin' back to find the simpler place and time
I've got to be with him on that midnight train to Istanbul
I'd rather live in his world than live without him in mine

All aboard, all aboard, all aboard
On the midnight train to Istanbul
I got to go
I got to go
I got to go

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