Mudcat Café message #547343 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #38829   Message #547343
Posted By: Walking Eagle
11-Sep-01 - 04:10 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Hostage (Tom Paxton)
Subject: Gray Iron Prison
Can anyone provide the lyrics for me for this song?

It starts out - - "I'm a guard in a gray iron prison, at least I was till now. It was never a picnic social, never a day..."

Judy Collins sang and recorded it in the '70s or '80s, but I've lost my recording of it.