Joanna

Album: Iron Flowers (2005)
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  • She was a raven-haired restless drunkard's daughter
    With skinny legs so long and dark and brown
    And she believed all the things the Bible taught her
    'Til she changed her mind and busted outta town

    Sailed down the black mountain trail to meet her lover
    A no-good gambler the law called "One-Eyed Jack"
    From that cruel summer he never will recover
    'Cause he don't reckon she's ever coming back

    She hitched her life to a rusty El Dorado
    And let the warm wind blow across her bones
    And in the night you can hear someone cryin'
    Joanna won't you please come home

    She was a raven-haired restless drunkard's daughter
    The knid of hero you need at seventeen
    A wild rose that went searching for some water
    And the kind of light the shadows never see Writer/s: GREY DELISLE, MARVIN ETZIONI
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Peermusic Publishing
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