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Body of a monkey and the feet of a cock,
Dragged from her home on the killing rock,
Black dog dying on the weather vain,
The Devil's in a cat and the baby's brain,

[Chorus]
The End - The End of The American,
The End - The End of The American,
The End - The End of The American,
The End - The End of The American Witch,

Alone on the hill and ready to die,
Cancer of darkness - blacken eye,
The mark of the wolf and the sign of the calf,
Angels bleed down above the raft,

We all pray for 20 innocents,
We all bow down 20 innocents,
We all hang high - 20 innocents,
We all accused - 20 innocents,

[Chorus]
The End - The End of The American,
The End - The End of The American,
The End - The End of The American,
The End - The End of The American Witch,

Do you want to know where their dreams come from?
Some showed the faith and some showed none.

Do you want to know where their dreams come from?
Some showed the faith and some showed none.

We all pray for 20 innocents,
We all bow down 20 innocents,
We all hang high - 20 innocents,
We all accused - 20 innocents,

[Chorus]
The End - The End of The American,
The End - The End of The American,
The End - The End of The American,
The End - The End of The American,

Do you want to know where their dreams come from?
Some showed the faith and some showed none.

The End - The End of The American Witch!



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    Robin Mae HallerJul 14, 2014 at 8:39 pm
    This is about the Salem Witch trials of 1692. There were 20 people executed; all were hung except Giles Corey who was pressed to death. The witch trials were a result of some teenage girls who had possibly gotten into trouble by listening to the stories of the slave Tituba and to avoid trouble they pretended to be cursed. They accused many of the townspeople. Another theory is the girls' parents encouraged them to accuse people they didn't like. Many of the accused were outside the social circles. The song speaks of the mass hysteria that gripped New England and much of Europe. The song for is very powerful as I am Wiccan and grew up reading the history of the Salem Witch Trials.
  • secretgirl72
    secretgirl72May 21, 2009 at 2:59 pm
    This reminds me of the Salem Witch Trials. But with Zombie you never know. I love this song because I am and American Witch. ;)
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    primalrocker2Oct 30, 2008 at 3:57 pm
    I never quite know what Zombie's songs are about, but I do know that I love them lol. I've seen Rob Zombie in concert more than once and I'll tell you that he is hard to beat in showmanship.

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