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James Carter and The Prisoners: Po' Lazarus | Song-Factsheet

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Song «Po' Lazarus» von James Carter and The Prisoners.

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Veröffentlichungsdaten: 1997 (Album)
Label: Rounder CD 1705
Songwriter
Produktion: Alan Lomax
Genre: Americana - Folk - Worksongs

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James Carter and The Prisoners
Alan Lomax

Lyrics

Well, the high sheriff He told his deputy Want you go out and bring me Lazarus Well, the high sheriff Told his deputy I want you go out and bring me Lazarus Bring him dead or alive Lawd, Lawd Bring him dead or alive Well the deputy he told the high sheriff I ain't gonna mess with Lazarus Well the deputy he told the high sheriff Says I ain't gonna mess with Lazarus Well he's a dangerous man Lawd, Lawd He's a dangerous man Well then the high sheriff, he found Lazarus He was hidin' in the chill of a mountain Well the high sheriff, found Lazarus He was hidin' in the chill of the mountain With his head hung down Lawd, Lawd With his head hung down Well then the high sheriff, he told Lazarus He says Lazarus I come to arrest you Well the high sheriff, told Lazarus Says Lazarus I come to arrest you And bring ya dead or alive Lawd, Lawd Bring you dead or alive Well then Lazarus, he told the high sheriff Says I never been arrested Well Lazarus, told the high sheriff Says I never been arrested By no one man Lawd, Lawd By no one man And then the high sheriff, he shot Lazarus Well, he shot him mighty big number Well the high sheriff, shot Lazarus Well he shot him with a mighty big number With a forty five Lawd, Lawd With a forty five Well then they take old Lazarus Yes they laid him on the commissary gallery Well they taken poor Lazarus And the laid him on the commissary gallery He said my wounded side Lawd, Lawd My wounded side