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Gone At Last (Original Demo w/The Jessy Dixon Singers) « See All Songs

Lyrics:

The night was black, the roads were icy
Snow was fallin’, drifts were high
And I was weary from my driving
And I stopped to rest for awhile
I sat down at a truck stop
I was thinking about my past
I’ve had a long streak of that bad luck
But I’m praying it’s gone at last

Gone at last, gone at last
Gone at last, gone at last
I had a long streak of bad luck
But I pray it’s gone at last
Oo, oo, oo . . .

I ain’t dumb
I kicked around some
I don’t fall too easily
But that girl looked so dejected
She just grabbed my sympathy
Sweet little soul, now, what’s your problem?
Tell me why you’re so downcast
I’ve had a long streak of bad luck
But I pray it’s gone at last

Gone at last, gone at last
Gone at last, gone at last
I had a long streak of bad luck
But I pray it’s gone at last
Oo, oo, oo . . .

Once in a while, from out of nowhere
When you don’t expect it, and you’re unprepared
Somebody will come and lift you higher
And your burdens will be shared
Yes, I do believe, if I hadn’t met you
I might still be sinking fast
I’ve had a long streak of that bad luck
But I pray it’s gone at last

Gone at last, gone at last
Gone at last, gone at last
I had a long streak of bad luck
But I pray it’s gone at last
Oo, oo, oo . . .

© 1975 Words and Music by Paul Simon

This song is available on:
Still Crazy After All These Years
The Complete Albums Collection

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