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Sauget Wind - Lyrics by Uncle Tupelo


Lyrics
It's a long way to heaven
It's a short way to hell
Painkillers won't help
When the weight's not yourself
They're poisoning the air
For personal wealth
It's a long way to heaven
It's a short way to hell
I don't know what I'm breathing for'
Cause the air around here ain't so good anymore
The weatherman says "fair"
But he looks like a lie
Nothing's free in this country
And there's no place to hide....no more
Industrial wind
It blows from the west
It'll burn out your eyes
And suck out your breath
It's waiting in the wings
For damage down the line
Save your tears for the soaps
Leave your money behind
I don't know what I'm breathing for'
Cause the air around here ain't so good anymore
The weatherman says "fair"
But he looks like a lie
Nothing's free in this country
And there's no place to hide no more
No place to hide....no more