"If You See Me Getting Smaller" as written by and Jimmy Webb....
Willie we've been constant companion you know the light and shade
We have spent a million dollars find out what we made
We have made the maidens marvel the things we do and say
Down down and out brother up up in the way
If you see me gettin' smaller I'm leavin' don't be grieving
Just got to get away from here
If you see me gettin' smaller don't worry and no hurry I've got the right to disappear

God bless old Philadelphia they were standing in the rain
Out in front of a main yard wet and lonely train
Who knows who they came to see a mad man full of beer
A four piece band and a charter bus my border-line career
If you see me gettin' smaller


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"If You See Me Getting Smaller" as written by Jimmy Webb

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    General CommentThis song was written, and also performed, by famed songwriter Jimmy Webb. According to Webb the line "If you see me getting smaller I'm leaving" came from Waylon Jennings. During some type of video/tv shoot Waylon told the director that the shoot was taking too long and said "If you see me getting smaller I'm leaving" before walking off into the sunset.
    ShootTheM14on April 23, 2014   Link

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