Lonely Country Waltz
by Memphis Evans

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A breakup song written exactly when you think it was written; after a very difficult, multi-stage breakup somewhere back in the early '90s.

My guitar playing has really, really changed. Compare this 1993 studio version to the playing on the livestream if you wish to see how.

Lyrics:

Well I guess that I don't really need you anymore
And I know you don't want me anyway
But if you still think about me, it'd be nice to hear
And when we meet on the street, at least we'd have something to say
I remember when we were staring at the apple
We were tryin' to decide if we should eat
Then when we decided, we could not be divided
I remember the soft beauty, do you remember the heat?
Aw, you could have me back right now if you wanted me
I know you don't want me anyway
I guess you did the right thing when you left me
So I'll just go along on my own lonesome way
A-ooo

Now the love that we had was special
But I guess that made it fragile in a way
I guess it didn't belong in this world so mean and strong
But I'll tell you for me, it made night into day
Do you ever think about me and wonder
Why it didn't turn out in the end
It just makes me sad, I can't help but feel bad
When I think of the long road back to just being friends
Aw, You could have me back right now if you wanted me
But I don't know what we'd have to say
I guess you did the right thing when you left me
So I'll just go along on my own lonesome way
Yeah, ooo

Well I don't know if this is a song I should write
I may just be reading you wrong
I don't want to force it, I'm afraid if we tried it
We'd find out two people can't live in a song
I guess we can't go back now even if we wanted to
And I guess we got nothin' to say
I guess you did the right old thing when you left me
So I'll just go along on my own lonesome way
Yeah, I'll just go along on my own lonesome way
Yeah, I'll just go along on my own lonesome way
Ah-ooo

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