Prefab SproutJesse James Symphony

Jesse james is running and he'll never be at rest 'til the day they fold his arms across his chest He's a long way from the cradle And his ma's authority But it only seems a minute Since he stood over his bed And she tried to tell him something Now what the hell was it she said ? ? ? Jesse james is thinking of the breaks he never had And the gene that cursed his blood group rhesus-bad Jesse james lived money His account was in the black 'til the day he stopped a bullet with his back Well the zip cose may read vegas But the heart beats tupelo And a footstep is such a small thing That it's neither here nor there 'til you string those steps together And find home is way back, way back where ? Jesse james was never Part of lifes great symphony All he heard were penny whistles out of key Jesse james he promised : "i will never die afraid" That boy perjured every vow he ever made © 2018