"500 Miles" as written by Rob Hyman, Eric M Bazilian and Rick Chertoff....
If you missed the train I'm on
You will know that I am gone
You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles
A hundred miles, a hundred miles,
A hundred miles, a hundred miles

You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles
Not a shirt on my back
Not a penny to my name
And the land that I once loved is not my own

Lord I'm one, Lord I'm two,
Lord I'm three, Lord I'm four
Lord I'm five hundred miles away from home

A hundred tanks along the square
One man stands and stops them there
Someday soon the tide'll turn and I'll be free
I'll be free, I'll be free
I'll come home to my country
Someday soon the tide'll turn and I'll be free

If you missed the train I'm on
You will know that I am gone
You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles

Lord I'm one, Lord I'm two,
Lord I'm three, Lord I'm four
Lord I'm five hundred miles away from home...
Lord I'm five hundred miles away from home...

I'll be free, I'll be free
I'll come home to my country
Lord I'm five hundred miles away from home

You can hear the whistle blow five hundred miles


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"500 Miles" as written by Hedy West

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    General Commentthis is a bad astronaut cover.
    T_D_Phoenixon June 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYou're a fucking idiot. This was originally a folk song from like the 50s or 60s. Not to mention that Bad Astronaut formed /way after/ The Hooters produced this song.
    KellyWon April 19, 2007   Link

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