THIS IS MY YEAR FOR MEXICO
Recorded by Crystal Gayle
Written by V. Matthews
[G] You no longer notice [C] if I'm wearing per-[G] fume
I seldom hear a lover's word from [D] you
Your [G] attention's wrapped up [C] in the mornin' [G] paper
And I feel a restless [D] yearn for somethin' [G] new.
We used to whisper love across the nighttime
Now we never whisper nor recall
Our love is left upon the shelf of winter
Where the sunlight never touches it at all.
It's a [D] habit for us to be to-[G] geth-[G7] er
We [C] sit and watch the dead'ning [D] shadows [G] go
Ev'ry day last year I [C] left for Cali-[G] fornia
This is my [D] year for Mexi-[G] co.
Your back is turned to me while you are leaving
I close my eyes while I pretend to go
From the road I hear the sound of passing traffic
Some of them are bound for Mexico.