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Written by James Raymond, Russ Kunkel And Graham Nash

I hope you're coming in peace with good intentions
I've got something to say that might save your soul
This sign is a warning so pay attention
Open up the earth you could lose control

This place is full of s**t that kills
Maybe us and maybe you, it's true

You can dig for diamonds in the dust
And you can dig forever if you must
But if you dig this mountain high and clear
There's much to fear
Just don't dig here

We considered ourselves a powerful culture
The bully pulpit waved the flag on high
We feasted on the carrion like vultures
Across the land the bones were piling high
Against the sky

Then we filled the mountain to the brim
Sealed it in, just don't pull the pin

You can dig for diamonds in the dust
And you can dig forever if you must
But if you dig this mountain high and clear
There's much to fear
Just don't dig here

You can dig for diamonds in the dust
And you can dig forever if you must
But if you dig this mountain high and clear
In the atmosphere
Just don't dig here



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    UnregisteredSep 26, 2011 at 2:56 am
    The Americans are talking to another race or culture from away; across the ocean or the star fields. They are in rags as they meet the newcomers on the beach or the landing site.
    Like their own ancestors, the newcomers are looking for riches; perhaps radium for their star engines, or plain old gold.
    But our boys waive them off. Come and dig if you must, but not here - 'cause this place is full of s*t that kills.
    I; m proud to see the guys can still weave a great tale, and like Stephen'd "Wooden Ships" there's a sci-fi overlay here.
    A props out to Cosby's son Raymond, getting some writing chops in. Wonder if it's Jeff Pevar on guitar.

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