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1-800-Goodbye

Marvin Adcock

June 28, 2017

Genre: Country

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A real man loves his partner. A real man respects his partner. A real man commits to his partner. A real man protects his partner.


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Walter Lamberg

Marvin,

I really like this song.  There are lots of country songs about the same situation—a woman is unhappy and leaves because of the way her man treats her.  You give it a fresh approach with a few details and images, e.g., taking a Greyhound bus, packing light, finding her wings, and, most especially the hook - 1-800-Goodbye. I also think the rhymes are very effective.

Walt Lamberg

January 04, 2019

Joseph Guerra

That is a great song and a wonderfull arrangement and progression, sounds like something Tammy Wynette would have done or Martina McBride even though I am sure they we’re inundated with songs   Nice Job Marvin

January 07, 2019

Marvin Adcock

Thanks Walter and Joseph for listening and for the remarks. I appreciate it!

January 08, 2019

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Walter Lamberg

Marvin,

I really like this song.  There are lots of country songs about the same situation—a woman is unhappy and leaves because of the way her man treats her.  You give it a fresh approach with a few details and images, e.g., taking a Greyhound bus, packing light, finding her wings, and, most especially the hook - 1-800-Goodbye. I also think the rhymes are very effective.

Walt Lamberg

January 04, 2019

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Joseph Guerra

That is a great song and a wonderfull arrangement and progression, sounds like something Tammy Wynette would have done or Martina McBride even though I am sure they we’re inundated with songs   Nice Job Marvin

January 07, 2019

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Marvin Adcock

Thanks Walter and Joseph for listening and for the remarks. I appreciate it!

January 08, 2019


Oh what a shame to see the way he treated her
She nearly lost her mind tryin’ to keep her faith
She got tired of fearin’ him, and oh so tired of givin’ in
And everyday she stayed she knew was a mistake

So she packed light for a one-way ride on a Greyhound
Looked around the house and sighed one last time
There was nothin’ much left to say, she knew he wouldn’t listen anyway
So she left a message by the phone with just one line

She broke the spell that she’d been under
Found her wings and she was gonna fly
The note said I’ve got your number and underlined here’s mine
You can reach me at 1-800-Goodbye

She had no where to go, but off that dead-end road
She was lookin’ for a place where she could heal
The scars on her heart, cause he’d gone too far
She prayed he’d change but she knew he never will

He was primed to fight that night when he hit the doorway
Smelled of motel love and whiskey on his breath
Yelled her name and slammed the door, but he can’t hurt her anymore
She was miles away when he read the note she’d left

She broke the spell that she’d been under
Found her wings and she was gonna fly
The note said I’ve got your number and underlined here’s mine
You can reach me at 1-800-Goodbye

The note said I’ve got your number and underlined here’s mine
You can reach me at 1-800-Goodbye

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