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Jason Eady – Travelling Show lyrics

Uncle John's tapping on an old buzz saw
Crazy cousin Junior's still sleeping in the hall
Sister's making breakfast in a frying pan
Papa's walking around drinking whiskey in a can


The sun's coming up but the rooster won't crow
He hung his head a long time ago
The train won't stop and the whistle won't blow
It's the end of the line for the travelling show
The end of the line for the travelling show

Well there's one lone wagon wheel laying in the lawn
And an old dog gnawing on a rattlesnake bone
And a beat up building that's locked up tight
Somebody burned it down again late last night


There's a master of puppets and a medicine man
He used to play around in Uncle John't band
He burned up like a fire in a pouring down rain
On a half pint of whiskey and cheap cocaine


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