Synopsis[ edit ] The song is told from the point of view of someone who has "done his time" in prison I'm really still in prison and my love, she holds the key but is uncertain if he will be welcomed home.
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Hamill claimed to have heard this story in oral tradition. According to L. Russell Brown, he read Hamill's story in the Reader's Digest, and suggested to his songwriting partner Irwin Levine that they write a song based on Statham GA bi horny wives.
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Hamill dropped his suit after folklorists working for Levine and Brown turned up archival versions of the story that had been collected before "Going Home" had been written.
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Levine changed it to a yellow ribbon. It also reached No. Billboard ranked it as the No.