The Body Electric

Album: Small Town Heroes (2014)
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  • Said you're gonna shoot me down, put my body in the river
    Shoot me down, put my body in the river
    While the whole world sings, sing it like a song
    The whole world sings like there's nothing going wrong

    He shot her down, he put her body in the river
    He covered her up, but I went to get her
    And I said, "My girl, what happened to you now?"
    I said, "My girl, we gotta stop it somehow"

    Oh, and tell me, what's the man with a rifle in his hand
    Gonna do for a world that's so sick and sad?
    Tell me, what's the man with a rifle in his hand
    Gonna do for a world that's all gone mad?

    He's gonna shoot me down, put my body in the river
    Cover me up with the leaves of September
    Like an old sad song, you heard it all before
    Well, Delia's gone, but I'm settling the score

    Oh, and tell me, what's the man with a rifle in his hand
    Gonna do for a world that's just dying slow?
    Tell me, what's the man with a rifle in his hand
    Gonna do for his daughter when it's her turn to go? Writer/s: Alynda Segarra
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