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Terry Allen – Lubbock Tornado lyrics

Well it come in from the southwest
In the middle of the night
Hey loomed over Lubbock
What a gawd awmighty sight
Yeah it dipped down into the darkness
All crazy out of control
Hey throwed around that panhandle town
Till ft couldn't throw ft around no more
Yeah some blamed secret government
Some blamed it on the president
Some blamed wind from the wings of Jesus
Just flappin round heaven sent
Yeah but I don抰 know (he don't know)
But I don't know (he don't know)
They don't know ... huh huh
But when a high pressure zone...
Hits a low
Somethin gotta give ... yeah somethin
Gotta go
An like a vampire over the broadway
It showed no moral code
It'd lake out a mighty church of gawd
And leave a honky tonk by the road
And tiny creatures went flying
Right out of prairie dog town
Smack up against the great plains life
Little bones in the rain failin down
Yeah some blamed communist sabotage
Some blamed rednecks on the right
Some blamed teenage restlessness
Rock n roll gone berserk in the night
Yeah but I don't know (it's a UFO)
But I don't know (it's a UFO)
They don't know ... huh
But when a high pressure zone...
Hits a low
Somethin gotta give ... yeah somethin
Gotta go
Well this hub-bub on the hub
Laid a city to it's knees
Sweet memories beneath the rubble
Shattered glass and broken dreams
Yeah but in that wake of destruction
This dazed and battered town
Pulled it's ass up out of the debris
And put it's feet back up on the ground
Yeah some said it was the ghost of
Some said the ghost of Cain
Some said the soul of the prodigal son
Is just stumblin back home again
Yeah but I don't know (Its a tornado)
But I don't know (it's a tornado)
Maybe so, huh
But when a high pressure zone...
Hits a low
Some gotta give ahhhh...
Some gotta go

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