Randy Newman

Randy Newman
Louisiana 1927

What has happened down here is the winds have changed
Clouds rolled in from the north and it started to rain
Rained real hard and it rained for a real long time
Six feet of water in the streets of Evangeline

The river rose all day
The river rose all night
Some people got lost in the flood
Some people got away alright
The river have busted through clear down to Plaquemines
Six feet of water in the streets of Evangeline

Louisiana, Louisiana
They're tyrin' to wash us away (2x)

President Coolidge came down in a railroad train
With a little fat man with a note-pad in his hand
The President say, "Little fat man isn't it a shame what the river has done
To this poor crackers land."

Louisiana, Louisiana
They're tryin' to wash us away (2x)

Patrick Meuris

Submitted by Patrick Meuris at Mon 01 Jun, 2009 11:55 am

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Last updated by Frank Potters at Fri 29 Nov, 2013 12:48 am

Author: Randy Newman
Composer: Randy Newman
Publisher: ?
Language: English


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