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By The Time I Get To Phoenix

Lyrics

By the time I get to Phoenix she'll be rising
She'll find the note I left hangin' on her door
She'll laugh when she reads the part that says I'm leavin'
'Cause I've left that girl so many times before
full lyrics
By the time I get to Phoenix she'll be rising
She'll find the note I left hangin' on her door
She'll laugh when she reads the part that says I'm leavin'
'Cause I've left that girl so many times before
full lyrics

Features of This Track

classic soul qualities
rap influences
heavy melodic ornamentation
extensive vamping
demanding instrumental part writing
thru composed melodic style
acoustic rhythm piano
a clear focus on recording studio production
major key tonality
orchestral arranging
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
an emotional male lead vocal performance
a partially spoken vocal delivery
prominent organ
heartbreaking lyrics
emphasis on instrumental arranging

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Yes I know lilnate when I see him
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Black Moss ...
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Stone-Cold Super-Badd Super-Star Soul-Brotha
"By The Time I Get To Phoenix"
Oh Mama Mama,Who's The Fool Now
Choices Are Never To Be Regrets
LOVE'S Disciple*978 * ~ 7 m 1 4 y ~
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This Is What You Call A Masterpiece Performed By An Experienced Intelligent Man Oh Ike Can Blow Yes n deedy Rip Isaac Hayes ILL Always Love You I Thank God For Such An
Artist

N Character.
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A real true classic i just love issac hayes rip isaac
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mhcarp40
Beautiful, beautiful song. Timeless.
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martg2
Wow what a POWERFUL SONG
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335978039
That's right when the heart is ready to go, it may take a few tries but eventually it will be strong enough not to turn back.
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335978039
That's sad
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kbjustice50
Isaac telling a life story
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This is a powerful song
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kbjustice50
This man can tell a story.
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A TRUE CLASSIC....O N E OF HIS BEST WORKS...JUST GETS BETTER EVERY TIME I HEAR IT...
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ajstan1949
Noone could tell a story like isaac this is one of his better ones the original rapper donot make music like this anymore love it!!!
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i really can digg this song...
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Whoever broke that man's heart was a FOOL!
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ok get it
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Man this song the words I tell you
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felecia_paul
Love this song!!!
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jahlovesme45
50th Street Virginia early 70's not a care in the world. Music always in the background. Someone always had their music on..kickball , football, scramble, and penny candy. Kim(deceased ) L o n n i e ( d e c e a s e d ) J a n i c e , Angela, Debbie, Anthony, Ernest, Skippy...Mic h a e l making mixed tapes and playin DJ..There go that porch light, Adrianne and Debbie gotta go home. See ya'll tomorrow..
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this is the jammmmmmmmmi e jammmmmmmmmm m
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sharon_legra n d e
i love this song
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Isaac at his best! Spinning a yarn about love found, love lost and the consequences . Make you cry along with him if you've ever been there!
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This is great you found it !!!!! This music brings back many childhood memories
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the ultimate paring of an artist with a song ever. my apologies to luther vandross.

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