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Uncle Lucius - Keep the Wolves Away lyrics

[Verse 1]
Took my first breath, where the muddy Brazos, spills into the gulf of Mexico
Where the skyline's colored by chemical plants, t'put bread on the table of the working man
Where the working man does his best to provide, safety and shelter for kids and a wife
Given little love n soul every day , making over time to keep the wolves away

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[Verse 2]
Well I was barely thirteen when the company man, tried to dig my daddy's grave
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It happened on a French owned tanker ship, spilling poison in the Galveston Bay
Where the liquid fire filled his lungs and his eyes, silenced any mortal cries
Cold in the grip of d**h stinging pain, he fought like hell to keep the wolves away
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[Verse 3]
For the next few years dad was sick as a dog, but he made a recovery just to spite the odds
Settlemen came and we moved out of town, where the sky isn't heavy with refinery clouds
Yeah he's still alive he's doing good he's in his fifties, but the moneys running out, n he's pinching for pennies
So goin' for broke with every song I've made, ‘cos now it's my turn to keep the wolves away

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