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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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