Leaving Chicago

from by Greg Reed

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Leaving Chicago – Lyrics

Tonight I’m gonna find myself a real woman
Take her downtown to the lights out on State Street.

That’s right, I’m leavin the thought of leaving behind
I’m past past-due on time, and time’s a-wastin

So good-bye sweet Foster Beach
Winter’s gone a summer sauntering
And we won’t miss the cold until it’s July
Oh babe don’t worry or miss me when I’m gone
For I’ll be back before the spring grass is growin

Oh endless night – don’t take away my song
I’ll need it when I think of home and all she harbors

Oh Illinois, I knew you well
Shoulders broad and fields full by now
And oh to see the lake in all her glory


from Spruce Goose EP, released March 8, 2013



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Greg Reed Chicago, Illinois

I am a violinist, guitarist, singer, songwriter, composer, and teacher currently residing in Bellingham, WA.

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