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    Pete Seeger / Lyrics

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    "Dark As A Dungeon" Lyrics

    Pete Seeger

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    Oh come all you young fellers so young and so fine
    Seek not your fortune in a dark dreary mine
    It'll form as a habit and seep in your soul
    Till the stream of your blood runs as black as the coal
    Where it's dark as a dungeon damp as the dew danger
    is double pleasures are few
    Where the rain never falls the sun never shines
    It's a dark as a dungeon way down in the mine

    Well it's many a man that I've seen in my day
    (uh huh no laughin' during this song please it's bein' recorded)
    Like a fiend with his dope and a drunkard with his wine
    A man will have lust for the lure of the mine
    And pray when I'm dead and my ages shall roll
    That my body would blacken and turn into coal
    Then I'll look from the door of my heavenly home and
    pity the miner digging my bones
    Where it's dark as a dungeon
    This song was submitted on November 7th, 2013 and last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Warner/chappell Music, Inc..
    Written by Merle Travis.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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