Midnight Special lyrics

Get your ticket at the station, get your dinner on board
Well you know I have to leave you but I dont wanna go
Let the midnight special shine its light on me
The midnight special to santa fe

If you ever go to houston, oh you better walk right
Well you better not stagger and you better not fight
cause the sheriff will arrest you and hell carry you down
You can bet your bottom dollar, youre penitentiary bound

Wake up early in the morning, hear the ding dong ring
Go walkin to the table, see the same damn (thing)
Let the midnight special shine its light on me
The midnight special to santa fe

When you wake up in the morning, hear the rooster crow
Dont wanna work but I got to go
Dont wanna leave my baby, leave her all alone
cause when I get back, she may be gone

Get your ticket at the station, get your dinner on board
Well you know I have to leave you but I dont wanna go
Let the midnight special shine its light on me
The midnight special to santa fe

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What do you think is the meaning of Midnight Special by Steve Winwood?