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Leaving Omaha


by The Good Life. Buy album CD: Other Songs N - Y


On Stage at the Orpheum
waiting for a diploma
Lookin' 'round at my classmates,
ready to disown them.
My bags were packed, I was ready to leave,
for University-
I was moving up and out-
out of Omaha...
it didn't last

One night I was drinking alone,
so I drove out to Denver
to visit an old friend
who had settled down there.
I kept on driving all through the night
and threw up at dawn's early light-
sick on caffeine pills.
My friend, he escaped from Omaha...
I never will.

I had a lover once,
she was a nomad.
I would've followed her anywhere,
so we moved out to Portland.
She was selling baggage-
I bought all I could-
and that was all it took to make my escape.
Oh Omaha,
you never looked so good.

I am leaving.
I'm sailing away.
My time in Iowa was just a holiday.
I've gotta get back over that bridge
to the town were I live-
I guess that's where I'll stay.
Omaha



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Album: Other Songs N - Y Lyrics
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  1. Notes In His Pocket
  2. You're birthday present
  3. Your not you
  4. A Little Bit More
  5. Aftercrash
  6. Always A Bridesmaid
  7. Black Out (Part I)
  8. Black Out (Part Ii)
  9. Black Out (Part Iii)
  10. Days Of The Week
  11. Dear Sister
  12. Entertainer
  13. For The Love Of The Song
  14. Friction!
  15. Grandma's Gone
  16. Haunted Homecoming
  17. Heartbroke
  18. Househunting
  19. Keely Aimee
  20. Leaving Omaha
  21. Lotta Love (Neil Young Cover)
  22. New Year's Retribution
  23. O' Rourke's, 1:20 A.m.
  24. On The Picket Fence
  25. Playing Dumb
  26. Rest Your Head
  27. So Let Go
  28. Some Tragedy
  29. Tell Shipwreck I'm Sorry
  30. Thirty-year Evaluation
  31. What We Fall For When We're...
  32. You Don't Feel Like Home To Me
  33. You've Been Taken
  34. Your Share Of Men

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