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Po Lazarus

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Well, the high sheriff he told his deputy
Want you go out and bring me Lazarus
Well, the high sheriff told his deputy
I want you go out and bring me Lazarus

Bring him dead or alive, Lawd, Lawd
Bring him dead or alive

Well the deputy he told the high sheriff
I ain’t gonna mess with Lazarus
Well the deputy he told the high sheriff
Says I ain’t gonna mess with Lazarus

Well he’s a dangerous man, Lawd, Lawd
He’s a dangerous man

Well then the high sheriff, he found Lazarus
He was hidin’ in the chill of a mountain
Well the high sheriff, found Lazarus
He was hidin’ in the chill of the mountain

With his head hung down, Lawd, Lawd
With his head hung down

Well then the high sheriff, he told Lazarus
He says Lazarus I come to arrest you
Well the high sheriff, told Lazarus
Says Lazarus I come to arrest you

And bring ya dead or alive, Lawd, Lawd
Bring you dead or alive

Well then Lazarus, he told the high sheriff
Says I never been arrested
Well Lazarus, told the high sheriff
Says I never been arrested

By no one man, Lawd, Lawd
By no one man

And then the high sheriff, he shot Lazarus
Well, he shot him with a mighty big number
Well the high sheriff, shot Lazarus
Well he shot him with a mighty big number

With a forty five, Lawd, Lawd
With a forty five

Well then they take old Lazarus
Yes they laid him on the commissary gallery
Well they taken poor Lazarus
And the laid him on the commissary gallery

He said my wounded side, Lawd, Lawd
My wounded side

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