The barrooms and the back street's dead end
Sometimes I thought I saw the sunrise and good times in the air
It was just, it was just another big town with midnight's neon glare
Long night, it's a long night, I know
The bus rides and the "nowhere to go"
I've seen what the street corners do to things like love and dreams
Seen what the bottle can do to a man with his hopes and his schemes
A long night, what a long night it has been
The wheelers and the dealers, they win
I've tasted the 90-proof gin and chased it away with the blues
I rarely paid debts that I owed but I sure have paid my dues
No daylight, just a long night for me
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"A Long Night" as written by Loonis Reeves Mc Glohon Alec Wilder
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