From the album XX Years of Sin

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Lyrics

MISSISSIPPI MOON
 Verse I
I took a walk along the Mississippi river, it was a cold night
The wind was chill some say it could have killed
I was there I saw them hang a man, A coloured man
Because he took a stand, the night the Mississippi moon cried
 
(Chorus)
I was there when the Mississippi moon cried
I was there when they killed a man, a coloured man, because he took a stand
I was there when the waters fell; No one could tell this heaven from hell
The night the Mississippi moon cried
 
Verse II
The cry swelled and a woke the moon, Forcing it to witness the pain
A tear fell like razor blade, into a world it thought to be sane
When Armageddon closes its eyes, the walls will come crumbling down
And not a soul on this stone survives, When the Mississippi moon fools die.
 
(Chorus)
I was there when the Mississippi moon cried; I was there when they killed a man, a coloured man
Cause he took a stand, I was there when a child died
The mother cried, and so did I, The night the Mississippi moon cried.
Took a walk along the Mississippi...

 Written & composed by Ronnie LeBlanc 1990 - 2016 © All Rights Reserved