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Crosby, Stills & Nash – Southern Man lyrics

Neil Young

Southern man better keep your head

Don't forget what your good book said

Southern change gonna come at last

Now your crosses are burning fast

Southern man

I saw cotton and I saw black

Tall white mansions and little shacks

Southern man when will you pay them back

I heard screaming and bullwhips cracking

How long? How long?

Lillie Belle, your hair is golden brown

I've seen your black man coming 'round

Swear by God I'm gonna cut him down

I heard screaming and bullwhips cracking

How long? How long?

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