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Down In The Churchyard (Chris Hillman/Gram Parsons)

There's a man, a tall man
Follows no one
Out in the storm can he stay warm
All the things that he's done

Oh the city lights are such pretty lights
Get a move on, tell him it's alright
You gotta please him and say that it's alright

There is a man, a crippled man
Is he soldier
Can his new wife live out her life
The way he once told her

Oh, but I see the light
I see it burnin' bright
Get a move on, tell him it's alright
You gotta shake your fist and say it's alright

Now where you've been is not a sin
It's where you're goin'
Hurt anyone by what you've done
And it starts showin'

Oh but you can't complain
About the wind and the rain
You're gonna gather down in the churchyard just the same
And your water won't ever wash away the stain
If you remain

The Flying Burrito Brothers, Burrito Deluxe
A & M Records 1969

Chris Hillman, Slippin' Away
Asylum Records 1976