• Song:

    Frisco Depot

  • Artist:

    Mickey Newbury

  • Album:

    It Might as Well Be the...

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F5                         D5               G5 
Frisco's a full hour from home if you can afford to fly
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But it might as well be the moon when you're as broke as I
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Here I sit with my head in my hands and watch the trains go by
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Lord, the helping hand mission man warned me the nights here get cold

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When you are cold there's nothing as welcome as sunshine
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When you're dry there's nothing as welcome as rain
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When you're alone there's nothing no slower than passing time
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When you're afoot there's nothing as fast as a train

Well Frisco's a mighty rich town, now that ain't no lie
Why they got some buildings that reach a mile into the sky
Yet no one can even afford just the time to tell me why
Here's a world filled with people and so many people alone

Cause when you're alone, you ain't got much reason for living
But while you're alive, well, you just have to live with your pain
Unless you've been wrong for so long there's no one left forgiving
And you find yourself searching your past for the links to the chain
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