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(Lari White/Gary Nicholson)

Spanish moss drippin` from a live oak tree
Mockin bird sittin` on a cypress knee
Sweet `ole sycamore blowin` in the breeze
The slammin` of the screen door
Ice cold creek and sugar white sand
Pink azalea bloomin` like to beat the band
Grandaddy reachin` down to take my hand
Gonna go to the candy store

Me & Jesus we was as thick as thieves
He washed me in the blood and lordy I believed
And I gave him my heart
At the altar call
Back in Eden before the fall
Eden before the fall

Coal black curls and a dimple in his chin
A swagger in his walk and a sideways grin
Even Elvis himself had nothin` on him
The boy couldn`t be denied

His daddy`s in the pulpit shoutin` fury and fire
We`re sneakin` out the back door behind the choir
And it couldn`t be wrong `cause it was pure desire
We were saved and sanctified

Lyin` on a bed of magnolia leaves
He said I was an angel lord and I believed
And I gave him my heart
Lord I gave it all
Back in Eden before the fall
Eden before the fall

The apple tasted sweeter and the world was clean
I could make sense out of everything
Now it`s just a beautiful dream I can`t quite recall
Just like Eden before the fall
Eden before the fall



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