J.J. Cale - Long Way Home Lyrics

J.J. Cale Closer to You cover art
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Early in the morning, about a quarter to four
Me and my girlfriend walkin' out the door
We're heading for the car and we got right in
And that's when I noticed the shape she was in
She turned to me and said right out
Let's steer it awhile, let's steer it about
Take the long way home, take the long way home
Make this night last
Well we drove down town and up in the woods
We drove around and around till I understood
I was holding the wheel, she was making out
And all this time I was driving about
She was fondling my hair and hugging my neck
And all I was thinking was, oh what the heck
Take the long way home, take the long way home
Make this night last
I was looking in the mirror and to my surprise
There was two big red lights shining in my eyes
I pull over and he drove alongside
And out of his car and up to my right
He looked at her and she looked at him
And the next thing I noticed he got right in
Take the long way home, take the long way home
Make this night last
Take the long way home, take the long way home
Take the long way home, take the long way home
Make this night last
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Long Way Home
  • 2 Sho-Biz Blues
  • 3 Slower Baby
  • 4 Devil's Nurse
  • 5 Like You Used To
  • 6 Borrowed Time
  • 7 Rose in the Garden
  • 8 Brown Dirt
  • 9 Hard Love
  • 10 Ain't Love Funny
  • 11 Closer to You
  • 12 Steve's Song


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: J J Cale
    album: Track 1 in album Closer to You
    release date: 1994-5-30
    popularity : 57 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Blues Rock/Country Rock
    length: 2:57
    producer: J.J. Cale
    drums: Jim Karstein and James Cruce
    piano: Bill Payne
    vocal: J.J. Cale
    engineer: Charlie Paakkari
    bass: Tim Drummond
    background vocals: Christine Lakeland and Leslie Taylor
    organ: Bill Payne
    guitar: Don Preston and J.J. Cale
    percussion: Jim Karstein
    Album Information
    label: Delabel
    country(area): Europe
    format: CD
    barcode: 724383961023
    script: Latin