Greene County

Lyrics: Toby Oler
Music: Grahame Lesh

Sung by Elliott Peck with Midnight North - and with Phil Lesh sitting in on bass on 28 July 2017.

I came for the wind
I stay for the weather
Darling I forgot we were together

I call up Billy Jean
She'll raise these babies
You know Greene County's no place for a lady

And while I hate to do this by phone
I'm never coming back home
I hate to do this by phone
But I'm not coming home

Got a pile of debts to pay
This northern sky is always grey
Now I'm wandering, you are in charge now

It's been a decade of plenty
I got rows of uprooted trees
You live a lots of when you're at home now

And while I hate to do this by phone
I'm never coming back home
I hate to do this by phone
But I'm not coming home

And while these words are hard to hear
It's better than living in fear
I hate to leave you alone
But I'm not coming home

I spent a lifetime planning
For what you can see
I threw our last lucky penny
Into the sea

Sometimes alone and wisdom
Falls from the sky
While you're staring that hurricane
Right in the eye

I came for the wind
Stay for the weather
And darling I miss when we were together

And while I hate to do this by phone
I'm never coming back home
I hate to do this by phone
But I'm not coming home

And while these words are hard to hear
It's better than living in fear
I hate to leave you alone
But I'm not coming home
I'm not coming home
I'm not coming home
I'm not coming home
I'm not coming home

I'm not coming home
I'm not coming home
I'm not coming home
I'm not coming home
Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     2017 Under The Lights Midnight North


 


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