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(Dougie MacLean)

[Southern Sunset]

Key of E, Capo 2 open D; DAF#DAD

I don't know if you can see
The changes that have come over me
In the last few days I've been afraid
I might drift away
I've been telling stories and singing songs
That make me think about
Where I come from
And that's the reason why I seem
So far away today

But let me tell you that I love you
That I think about you all the time
Caledonia you're calling me
And now I'm going home
But if I should become a stranger
It would make me more than sad
Caledonia's been everything I've ever had

I have moved and I've kept on moving
Proved the points that I needed proving
I lost some friends I needed losing
I found others on the way
I've kissed the ladies and left them crying
Stolen dreams yes there's no denying
I've traveled hard, sometimes with conscience flying
Somewhere with the wind


Now I'm sitting here before the fire
The empty room, the forest choir
The flames that couldn't get any higher
They withered now, they've gone
But I'm steady thinking my way is clear
And I know what I will do tomorrow
My hands are shaking and the kisses flow
Then I will disappear