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Pappalardi-Collins)
The Laird is arriving
He ran to the east
He stood in the courthouse
Pleading his case
His crime was a passion
An aching for peace
And he's not alone
And he's not alone
And he's not alone
And he's not alone
Let my people go
His soul is on paper
Freshly changed
And white men they keep him
Oh and not changing
And he's not around, yeah
And he's not around
Hes not around
Hes not around, yeah
Let my people go



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    UnregisteredOct 7, 2011 at 12:57 am
    These lyrics are incorrect."His soul is on paper,published in tears. And white men they keep him,away in Algiers" Listen to the record,the words are plain as day.
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    MontymAug 31, 2009 at 1:20 pm
    These lyrics as written are not the original. "His soul is on paper, fleshed in tears, and white men they keep him, away in Algiers" is correct.

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