"A Ride Back Home" as written by and John Mellencamp....
Hey Jesus can you give me a ride back home

I've been out here in this world too long on my own
I won't bother you no more
If you can just get me in the door


When I started out I was so young and so strong
I just let it roll off my back when things went wrong
Now it's starting to get to me
All of this inhumanity


You wouldn't know it by looking at me now
But I was showing some promise once upon a time
But it's gone now
And it ain't coming back
My time's come and gone
It's as simple as that

Hey Jesus this world is just too troublesome for me
I try to fight off all these devils but I'm just too weak
When I'm out here walking all alone
I feel like taking my life but I won't
Too big a coward, can you give me a ride back home

[Chorus: x2]

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"A Ride Back Home" as written by John Mellencamp

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    General CommentSee my comment on "Your Life Is Now". John's upbringing is starting to show. Youthful folly gives way to elder instruction. Come on home, John! We love you!
    orinveeon August 05, 2010   Link

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