Buffalo Creek

Album: American Minor (2005)
  • The sky was as black as the water
    And you could choke on the breeze
    And the coal miner's daughters
    They were shouting from the trees

    Come on come on
    And stop staring like a dead man
    Come on come on
    Baby take my hand

    No goodbyes, no sympathy
    One by one they were gone
    Lord I ain't never felt so weak
    Since the day the damn broke
    Down at buffalo creek

    "Hey don't you know, we ain't got no place
    We ain't got no place to go
    Hey yeah, don't you know, we ain't go no place to go"

    I feel as naked as the day I was born
    I was marked by a bad sign
    My daddy kicked the bucket in the second world war
    My momma drowned in the tears sent down by the lord

    They said "come on come on,
    You gotta find some higher ground
    Come on come on
    You ain't got time to be standing around"

    No goodbyes, no sympathy
    One by one they were gone
    Lord I ain't never felt so weak
    Since the day the damn broke
    Down at buffalo creek

    "Hey don't you know, we ain't got no place
    We ain't got no place to go
    Hey yeah, don't you know, we ain't go no place to go"

    I lost my momma
    I lost my kin
    In the black black river
    Makes a man shiver
    Again and again and again Writer/s: BUD CARROLL, DWIGHT YOUNG, JOSHUA GRAGG, JOSHUA KNOX, ROBERT MCCUTCHEON
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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