"Goin' Home" as written by Joseph Stanley Williams and David Paich....
Midnight on a southern highway
Don't know if I'm going the right way
I haven't seen a single sign for miles
All this stormy weather
Keeping us from being together
How long has it been since I've seen your smile
In this tunnel called the night
I can finally see a light
I've got a burning deep inside
I thought you might understand
I'm drivin' as fast as I can
And you said you'd wait for me

[Chorus]
Goin' home
'Cause I've been away much too long
Goin' home
Going back to the place where my heart belongs
Goin' home
Going back where I left my family
Goin' home
And I hope that they're still waitin' there for me

In the eyes of the legal tender
You're the one who must surrender
I think they call it responsibility
I'm a man in emotion
With only one compulsion
I've got to follow these dreams inside my heart
I'm not looking for a fight
No one's wrong and no one's right
Maybe we all need time apart
So please understand
I'm doin' the best that I can
And you said you'd wait for me

[Chorus]

I thought you'd might understand
I'm drivin' as fast as I can
And you said you'd wait for me

[Chorus]
Going home
Going home
Yeah, baby


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"Goin' Home" as written by Bobby Kimball David Paich

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    General CommentGood song. It was originally written in 1989 when the Band tried to get Bobby Kimball back as their singer. They recorded the song (released on the XX album) but after that Columbia/Sony intervened and Toto Fans had to endure Jean-Michel Byron as "singer".
    Joseph Williams (previous and current) singer of Toto released a version of the song with slightly different lyrics on one of his solo albums but i always thought that Goin' Home was about Kimball going back to Toto.
    ShadowAngel85on February 09, 2012   Link

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