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It's been 31 years since she's been in your arms
But don't worry about mama, mama's got a good heart.
And I'm not looking for your love, I'm only sniffing out blood
Just a little taste of where I came from.

At the bottom of this river,
Is where I put you down to lay so I can live with it.
And in my heart, heart, heart, there are these waters
Where I put you down to lie while I learned to live with it.
Until I'm free

And it's been all my life, I've been wandering on the inside
What we could have had here if you'd been a part of my life.
And there were children involved and they were brothers to me,
Even if we never got to meet.

At the bottom of this river,
Is where I put you down to lay so I can live with it
And in my heart, heart, heart, there are these waters
Where I put you down to lie while I learned to live with it.

Until I'm free at last from this shadow that hangs
Surely you wonder sometimes,
And I'm sure you all sympathize,
Just what a man's to become,
But just like his daddy has done,
I just want to love someone who has the same blood, who has the same blood.

And at the bottom of this river,
Is where I put you down to lay so I can live with it
And in my heart, heart, heart, there are these waters
Where I put you down to lie while I learned to live with it.
Keepsake, the keepsake.
'Till I'm free



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    UnregisteredJul 24, 2012 at 9:31 pm
    It’s been 31 years since she’s been in your arms
    But don’t worry about mama, mama’s got a good heart.
    And i’m not looking for your love, i’m only sniffing out blood
    Just a little taste of where i came from.

    And at the bottom of this river,
    Is where i put you down to lay so i can live with it.
    And in my hard, hard, heart, there are these waters
    Where i put you down to lay while i learned to live with it.
    Until i'm free.

    And it’s been all my life, i’ve been wondering on the inside
    What we could have had here if you would had upon in my life.
    And there were children involved and they were brothers to me,
    Even if we never got to meet.

    And at the bottom of this river
    Is where i put you down to lay so i can live with it
    And in my hard, hard, heart, there are these waters
    Where i put you down to lay while i learned to live with it.

    Until i’m free at last from this shadow that hangs
    Surely you wonder sometimes,
    But i’m sure you won’t sympathize
    Just what a man’s to become,
    But just like his daddy is done,
    I just want to love someone who has the same blood, who has the same blood.

    And at the bottom of this river,
    Is where i put you down to lay so i can live with it.
    And in my hard, hard, heart, there are these waters
    Where i put you down to lay while i learned to live with it.
    Keepsake, the keepsake.
    ‘till i’m free
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 27, 2012 at 1:44 am
    Lyrics above are mostly correct except the line is "ive been wondering on the inside, what we could have had if you, if you'd had a part in my life. "

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