Shadow Of A Man

Album: The Grand Pecking Order (2001)
  • Billy came back from Vietnam
    Just a shadow of a man
    He was a shadow of a man
    When he came back from Vietnam
    Billy came back from Vietnam
    Just a shadow of a man
    He was a shadow of a man
    When he came back from Vietnam
    He was spraying that Agent Orange
    On the foliage of the land
    Out of 80-gallon cans
    Way back in Vietnam
    Billy came back from Vietnam
    Just a shadow of a man
    He was a shadow of a man
    When he came back from Vietnam

    He married him up a woman that he
    Like to call Diane
    Though her true name was Mai-Pan
    She changed her name to Mrs. Graham
    After two stillborn babies
    Billy said I am just a portion of the man
    I was before I went to Nam
    Now he drinks and snorts amphetamine
    Just as often as he can
    He's a shadow of a man
    Spent his time in Vietnam

    Billy came back from Vietnam
    Just a shadow of a man
    He was a shadow of a man
    When he came back from Vietnam Writer/s: LES CLAYPOOL
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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