The Home Fire Lyrics

Louis Armstrong


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC, IMAGEM U.S. LLC
writers: Bob Jr Thiele, George David Weiss
album: No. 12 track in album What a Wonderful World
release date: 1988
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length: 3:16
engineer: Bob Simpson, Eddie Brackett
producer: Bob Thiele

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Pardon the smile on my face my friend
Dreamin' of reachin' my journeys end
I'm headin' straight for my hearts desire
Gee, it's good to know I'm near the home fire

All of the folks that I love are there
I got a date with my favourite chair
With every step every hope grows higher
Didn't know how much I missed the home fire

The noises, the TV, the rusty old pipes
The cat always teasin' my dog
The neighbors, the quarrels, the screaming of kids
For the first time in years I'll sleep like a log

Heaven is waiting for me, my friend
Seven or eight dreams around the bend
And if you're ever in town inquire
We'll be glad to have you share the home fire

Yes, the noises, the TV, the rusty old pipes
The cat always teasin' my dog
The neighbours, the quarrels, the scream of the kids
For the first time in years I'll sleep like a log

Heaven is waiting for me, my friend
Seven or eight dreams around the bend
And if you're ever in town inquire
We'll be glad to have you share the home fire

We'll be glad to have you share the home fire

Track Listing

  • 1 What a Wonderful World
  • 2 Cabaret
  • 3 The Home Fire
  • 4 Dream a Little Dream of Me
  • 5 Give Me Your Kisses
  • 6 The Sunshine of Love
  • 7 Hello Brother
  • 8 There Must Be a Way
  • 9 Fantastic, That’s You
  • 10 I Guess I’ll Take the Papers and Go Home
  • 11 Hellzapoppin’