Al JarreauShe's Leaving Home

Wedn'sday morning at five o'clock As the day begins Silently closing her bedroom door Leaving the note that She hoped would say more She goes down The stairs to the kitchen Clutching her handkerchief Quietly turning the backdoor key Stepping outside she is free. She We gave her most of our lives Sacrificed most of our lives We gave her ev'rything Money could buy Alone For so many years Father snores while his wife Gets info her dressing gown She Picks up the note that is lying there Standing Alone at the top of the stairs She breaks down and cries to her husband "Daddy, the baby is gone" How could she leave us so thoughtlessly Why would she do this to me?. She We never thought of ourselves Never one thought of ourselves We struggled hard these years to get by Then one Friday morning at Nine clock she is far away Waiting to keep an appointment she has made For meeting a man from the motor trade. She We didn't know you were wrong What did we do that was wrong That was the one thing that money Could not buy Came by Bye Bye Ba-ahye Bye Don't you know She's leaving home After living alone For so many years Bye Bye Ba-ahye Do... She's leaving hime Living alone Too Long! Bye bye bye bye Bye Da ru daru da Turu bebop turu be beop be Daru daye daye daye daye turu be bop Tah teru teru teru teru rar ra She's leaving home After living alone Too long Honey Back in above they Don't say good bye She's leaving home Living alone Too long! Bye bye... © 2017