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Lyrics – Tab Benoit – Drowning On Dry Land

by Al Jackson
recording of 1992
from
Nice and Warm (Justice 1201)
I’m going down. My nose is in the sand
I’m going down, down, baby. My nose is in the sand
A cloud of dust just came over me and I think I’m drowning on dry land.
You know, my father told me, son don’t rush to be a man
You know, my father told me, son don’t you rush to be a man
But I went ahead on, and now I think I’m drowning on dry land
You know my mother told me the story, about that li’l dog that couldn’t see too well
He was crossing a railroad track one day, when the train cut off a part of his tail
He turned around but never looked up, just to peep over the rail
And she said he lost his whole head, trying to find a little piece of tail
That’s why I’m going down, my nose is in the sand
A could of dust just came over me
And now I think I’m drowning on dry land



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