Welcome To The West

Album: Companero Blanco (2002)
  • On a wagon train headed West was Great-great-granddad
    and Horace Greeley
    When they left the eastern seaboard it was 1863
    By the time they got to Kansas they had never seen the likes of the Pawnee
    They were lost for weeks on end and finally found into Abilene
    They had a photograph taken in their Sunday best
    Rode back home
    Welcome to the West

    What do you think would have happened had there not been an industrial revolution
    Had no one gone to California taking gold and leaving Falusia
    If the founding fathers had no found a brand new solution
    If there had never been a cow in Texas
    Take a guess
    Welcome to the West

    Nowdays I discover more and more competition
    If you needed something done today last week you should have filed a petition
    And far too many people moving west just to escape their inhibitions
    Yeah, buy the land and then lock the gate
    Forget the rest
    Welcome to the West


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