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I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
by George Donaldson
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I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) Lyrics

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Verse 1
When I wake up, well I know I'm gonna be,
I'm gonna be the man who wakes up next you
When I go out, well you know I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be the man who goes along with you
Well when I get drunk, well I know I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be the man who gets drunk next to you
And if I haver' up, yeah I know I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be the man who's havering to you
Verse 2
But I would walk 500 miles
And I would walk 500 more
Just to be the man who walks a thousand miles
And falls down at your door
Verse 3
When I'm working, yes I know I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be the man who's working hard for you
And when the money, comes in for the work I do
I'll pass almost every penny on to you
And when I come home (when I come home), well you know I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be the man who comes back home to you
And if I grow-old, well I know I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be the man who's growing old with you
Verse 4
But I would walk 500 miles
And I would walk 500 more
Just to be the man who walks a thousand miles
And falls down at your door
Verse 5
Da da da da (da da da da)
Da da da da (da da da da)
Verse 6
Da da da dun diddle un diddle un diddle uh da
Verse 7
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Da da da da (da da da da)
Verse 8
Da da da dun diddle un diddle un diddle uh da
Verse 9
When I'm lonely, well I know I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be the man who's lonely without you
When I'm dreaming, well I know I'm gonna dream
I'm gonna dream about the times when I'm with you
I'm gonna dream abut the times when I'm with you
Verse 10
But I would walk 500 miles
And I would walk 500 more
Just to be the man who walks a thousand miles
And falls down at your door
Verse 11
Da da da da (da da da da)
Da da da da (da da da da)
Verse 12
Da da da dun diddle un diddle un diddle uh da
Verse 13
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Da da da da (da da da da)
Verse 14
Da da da dun diddle un diddle un diddle uh da
Verse 15
Da da da da (da da da da)
Da da da da (da da da da)
Verse 16
Da da da dun diddle un diddle un diddle uh da
Verse 17
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Da da da da (da da da da)
Verse 18
Da da da dun diddle un diddle un diddle uh da

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