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Writer(s): kennedy/carrSouth of the border - down mexico wayThat’s where I fell in love, where the stars above - came out to playAnd now as I wander - my thoughts ever straySouth of the border - down mexico wayShe was a picture - in old spanish laceJust for a tender while, I kissed a smile - upon her face’cause it was fiesta - and we were so gaySouth of the border - mexico wayThen she smiled as she whispered manjannaNever dreaming that we were partingThen I lied as a whispered manjanna’cause our tomorrow never cameSouth of the border - I jumped back one dayThere in a veil of white, by the candle light - she knelt to prayThe mission bells told me (ding-dong) - that I musn’t staySouth of the border - mexico way

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