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AnneMC Moonshine songs (55* d) Lyr Add: THE OLD SHINE CROW (Finders & Youngberg) 14 Nov 10


THE OLD SHINE CROW
by Finders and Youngberg

Late at night when the moon is high,
And darkness is fallen on the hill
You can't see the men sneaking through the trees,
But you can hear the creaking of a still

For many years now he's worked every night,
On a secret that only he knows
When lone strangers come, through that forest at night,
It's said that they never return home - the Old Shine Crow

Now the story it is told and many believe,
That it's evil and livin' in those hills
The liquor that flows down from that dark mountain side,
Is laced with the blood of those he kills

On a bright moonlit night, the men from the town,
rode out into the darkness beyond
What was waiting for them on that cruel mountain side
Didn't want them to see the light of dawn - the old Shine Crow

The call of the crows filled their ears as they rode,
And fear gripped their hearts with the chill
The beating of the wings that covered the beating of his heart
And they followed that evil course up to the still

The moonshine illumed him in the midst of his crows
It was time for this town to be free
And then circled around, With their guns and the rope
and they shot him and they hung him from a tree - the old Shine Crow

Now late at night when the moon is high
and darkness has fallen on the hills -
the Old Shine Crow


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