Song – Farewell My Honey Cindy Jane

WRITER

  • Bob Gibson

PUBLISHER(S)

  • Robert Josiah Music (10/3/2019)

Song Licensing information

RECORDINGS BY BOB GIBSON-

Phono License information

RECORDINGS BY OTHER ARTISTS

  • Joe & Eddie

Song Notes

Jingle, jangle 12-string guitar drives this tongue-in-cheek leaving song. “You treated me mean. I went insane.”

The Joe & Eddie version was released in Australia as a single and on Coast to Coast though no digital version is yet available.

LYRIC

Farewell My Honey, Cindy Jane

Farewell my honey, Cindy Jane
Goodbye my darin,’ Cindy Jane
Farewell and goodbye
I’m on the mornin’ train
Your mean mistreatin’ drove me near insane

Honey, won’t you easy my troubled mind
Honey, won’t you easy my troubled mind
Have you got a reason
For treatin’ me unkind
Oh, honey, won’t you easy my troubled mind

Tell me why you do the way you do
Tell me why you do the things you do
I know you’ve been untrue
So now, gal, I’m leavin’ you
Well you two-timed once too often, now we’re through

Who’ll be your baby when I’m gone
Who’ll be your daddy from now on
Chilly winds are tellin’ me
It’s time to travel on
Oh who will be your baby when I’m gone

Train I ride is fifty coaches long
Takes me from the place that I belong
Lonesome whistle moanin’
Some broken hearted song
Baby, why’d you ever do your daddy wrong

I’d be more than satisfied
If I could take that train and take a ride
And when I cross the mountains
And I’m on the other side
Well I’d hang down my head and lonesome cry

Farewell my honey, Cindy Jane
Goodbye my darin,’ Cindy Jane
Farewell and goodbye
I’m on the mornin’ train
Your mean mistreatin’ drove me near insane

Farewell my honey, farewell my honey, Cindy Jane
Goodbye my darin,’ goodbye my darlin’, Cindy Jane
Farewell and goodbye
I’m on the mornin’ train
Well your mean mistreatin’ drove me near insane
Well you treated me mean
And I went insane
Farewell my honey, darlin’, Cindy Jane

Words & musical adaptation by Bob Gibson
© Robert Josiah Music (2019)

Farewell My Honey, Cindy Jane

by Bob Gibson | Where I'm Bound