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Mike Heron – Down On My Knees (After Memphis) lyrics

Oh, American Rose you put a thorn in my side
Can't you see that the plane is leaving but
I just can't take the ride
Oh no I can't fly back to England now
I got your breath in my blood too strong
And I knew that night down in Tennessee
I was fated to sing this song.

Down on my knees after Memphis
Nowhere to run
Just the sad country music on the radio driving me on
Down on my knees after Memphis
And feelin' so small
Like a faded country star
When there's no hope left at all
Oh I'm down, down on my knees
Oh I'm down, down on my knees.

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