Old Familiar Steam Lyrics

Old 97's


publisher: ©Peermusic Publishing
writers: Kendall Dewayne Bethea, Murray Hammond, Stewart Ransom Miller, Philip Wayne Peeples
album: Track 10 in album Wreck Your Life
release date: 1996-2-26
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length: 3:59
additional vocal: Don Walser
background vocals: Don Walser
guest vocal: Don Walser

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I'll be saving all my green
For a homebound train to carry me
On old familiar steam.

I wish you'd hurry up,
And leave or come around.
Well the moon is waning hard tonight.
I 'm leaving my home town.

And the train rolls on with no pilot.
And the station's left me I know.
But if you should happen to find it,
Please bring it home, bring it home.

I traded all my stops
For a pillow made of rails.
In an empty room I listen to
The lonely whistle wails.

I woke up to feet,
That I took to be your shoes,
And the train lay tracks that deafened me,
Shook my insides loose.

And the train rolls on with no pilot,
And the station's left me I know.
But if you should happen to find it,
Please bring it home, bring it home.

And the point of all this living,
Is the dying still to come.
And I could be forgiven,
But I just won't, I just won't.
(Cool Don Walser yodel & fade out)



Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Victoria
  • 2 The Other Shoe
  • 3 Doreen
  • 4 You Belong to My Heart
  • 5 Big Brown Eyes
  • 6 Dressing Room Walls
  • 7 W-I-F-E
  • 8 Bel Air
  • 9 My Sweet Blue-Eyed Darlin'
  • 10 Old Familiar Steam
  • 11 Over the Cliff
  • 12 Goin', Goin', Gone