Home country drama, dreams and laughter from America"s heartland by Slim Randles

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Published by Rio Grande Books in Los Ranchos, NM .

Written in English

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StatementSlim Randles
LC ClassificationsPS3568.A537 H66 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25214722M
ISBN 109781936744039
LC Control Number2012004316

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[Bridge] Em D G I hear her voice in the morning hour she calls me, C G D The radio reminds me of my home far away. Em F C And driving down the road I get a feeling G D D7 That I should have been home.

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