Going Home

Hank and Claire
Hank Payne


Maybe you can’t go home, but you can never forget. This was my Dad’s favorite of the songs I wrote. We both put a few miles behind us before we settled down. Glad to have Roger Ferguson helping us out on mandolin. 


Going Home isn't easy, no matter how you try;

It's sure a lot of changes are bound to catch your eye.

I found myself in trouble and I found myself alone,

But looking back I always knew I could have had a home.


I was just eighteen when I struck off on my own.

I took off like a bandit half afraid and all alone.

It didn't seem to matter just where I planned to roam,  

But I never thought I'd settle down so far away from home.


Being here isn't easy when I long to be with you;

Remembering the times we had and the things we used to do.

It wasn't so important when I was in my teens, but

Now I'm much older and this life is just a dream.


Well it seems like everyplace I go and everything I do,

Someone comes along who reminds me of you.

I never met a single one I thought could take your place,

With the laughter in your heart and the smile upon your face.


-copyright Hank Payne

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Catch Us Soon

  • 02/22/2020
    Kitsap Unitarian Universalist Fellowship - Bremerton, WA
  • 03/07/2020
    Forks, WA House Concert - Forks, WA
  • 03/14/2020
    Seabold Second Saturday - Bainbridge Island, WA
  • 03/28/2020
    Kitsap Regional Library-Bainbridge Island - Bainbridge Island, WA
  • 04/05/2020
    Unity of North Kitsap - Poulsbo, WA

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