Clear Isabel

  • Isabel and her brown skin shined like a sapphire in the summer sun
    The pride and joy of a Mexican lawman who lived by the gun
    He got cross ways with the cartel they shot down his only son Jose
    So in fear of his daughter's life he packed their bags and late one night she heard him say

    I hear the grass is greener just beyond that Laredo border line
    They say freedom is much sweeter than sweet blood red sangria wine
    South Texas looks like heaven when you're down here in this living hell
    So come on let's cross that Rio, the coast is clear Isabel
    The coast is clear Isabel

    They came across our homestead tired and hungry, cold and moving slow
    We had fence to build a warm place to stay and they had nowhere to go
    So I worked cattle with her father we were stretching wire and driving post all day
    While Isabel worked with my mother and late at night I held her tight and she'd take my breath away

    I hear the grass is greener just beyond that Laredo border line
    They say freedom is much sweeter than sweet blood red sangria wine
    South Texas looks like heaven when you're down here in this living hell
    So come on let's cross that Rio, the coast is clear Isabel
    The coast is clear Isabel

    The sheriff came across her father they treated him like an outlaw on the run
    And Isabel now wears my diamond and that little boy she holds is my son
    We got a green card for her father Mariano but it came two years too late
    We got word that he'd been gunned down in a border town shot in the back
    The last thing they heard him say

    I hear the grass is greener just beyond that Laredo border line
    And they say that freedom is much sweeter than sweet blood red sangria wine
    South Texas looks like heaven when you're down here in this living hell
    So come on let's cross that Rio, the coast is clear Isabel
    The coast is clear Isabel
    The coast is clear Isabel
    Clear Isabel
    Clear Isabel Writer/s: Aaron Watson
    Publisher: Peermusic Publishing, ME GUSTA MUSIC
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