Ambitious young Jodie wants more out of life than the small Texas country town she lives in has to offer. Jodie realizes that in order to pursue her dreams she will have to leave Texas and move to the big city. However, her shiftless factory worker boyfriend Kyle wants to stay in Texas. Written by
Sometimes a woman has to leave the man she loves... to find herself.
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Although she had been an actress for five years and appeared in multiple TV movies, this was Kim Basinger
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A woman who needs space for herself gets out of Texas. It's a great place to be from and a great place to come home to but you've gotta leave it first, before it smothers you.
AS LONG AS I LIVE
Performed by Jerry Lee Lewis
Through the courtesy of Sun Records
Music and Lyrics by Dorsey Burnett See more