You're a bottle cap away
From pushing me too far
Well the problem's gettin' big
An empty compact car
So I won't feel so bad
I did all I could do
Now I'm on wounded knee
And we're at Waterloo
So please get out of my car

I was born in the backseat of a mustang
On a cold night in a hard rain
And the very first song that the radio sang
Was "I won't be home no more"

You're a rattle trap tonight
My ears are gettin' tired
So listen for awhile
Before this thing expired
Oh it was bound to fail
All because of where I'm from
Now the moon's at four o'clock
And it's high time kingdom come
So please get out, of my car

I was born in the backseat of a mustang
On a cold night in a hard rain
And the very first song that the radio sang
Was "I won't be home no more"

I was born in the backseat of a mustang
On a cold night in a hard rain
And the very first song that the radio sang
Was "I won't be home no more"


Lyrics submitted by Mopnugget, edited by sharkycharming

Won't Be Home Lyrics as written by Gary Michael Louris Gary Louris

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    General Comment

    Dynamite song. Kinda has a catchy, western b movie, beat to it.

    Dazzex40on March 31, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    there's a verse missing at the end of this song.

    RaineBM1185on July 16, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    I'm pulling off the road I'm opening the door I'm giving you the pavement I'm telling you what for You're no more than a thought, you're no more than a thought And you're getting smaller in my rear view mirror You're getting smaller in my rear view mirror you're getting smaller

    zefferonion January 19, 2006   Link
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    kickass ya'llternative song. it's pretty obviously about some guy breaking up with his girl, saying it was bound to happen. poor her. her boyfriend's such a great singer. :P

    mozartbyrneon July 14, 2007   Link
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    This is one of my favorite Old 97's songs. The guy has reached the end of his rope with his chatty, horrible girlfriend.

    sharkycharmingon September 24, 2013   Link

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