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Lyr Req: As Soon As I Can (Johnny McEvoy)

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Subject: Lyr Req: Johnny McEvoy
From: LBrazil
Date: 23 Nov 03 - 07:39 PM

I'm looking for the lyrics to a Johnny McEvoy song. I Don't know the title, but is a line from the song. There's no need for locks on this old cardboard box.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Johnny McEvoy
From: GUEST
Date: 24 Nov 03 - 03:38 AM

Found it here.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Johnny McEvoy
From: GUEST
Date: 22 Apr 05 - 08:36 AM

Its a song called As Soon AS I Can


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Subject: Lyr Add: AS SOON AS I CAN (Johnny McEvoy)
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 25 Apr 05 - 12:01 AM

AS SOON AS I CAN
John McEvoy

I've walked the soles off my feet on these dark London streets
In search for a room and a bed,
And my heart grows so weary, with these nights cold and dreary,
All I want is to lay down my head.

CHORUS: I can see by your face that you're leaving this place,
And you're taking the overnight train.
If you should meet my mother, will you tell her I love her
And I'll write just as soon as I can?

Six months in this city, God knows there's no pity
When you haven't a bob of your own,
And there's no need for locks on this old cardboard box
Even though it's a place I call home. CHORUS

Outside Paddington Station, my heart it is breaking,
And I can't tell my tears from the rain,
And the jingle and jangle of the damned old triangle
Keeps ringing around in my brain. CHORUS

[Sung by Johnny McEvoy on his album "Celebration," and by Kevin Collins on his album "Hills of Home."]


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