Paradise Karaoke - John Prine

This title is a cover of Paradise as made famous by John Prine

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About

With backing vocals (with or without vocals in the KFN version)

In the same key as the original: D

The song begins a cappella

Release date: 1971
Genres: Country, Folk, In English
Original songwriter: John Prine

All files available for download are reproduced tracks, they're not the original music.

Lyrics Paradise

When I was a child my family would travel
Down to western Kentucky where my parents were born
And there's a backwards old town that's often remembered
So many times that my memories are worn
And daddy won't you take me back to Muhlenberg County
Down by the Green river where paradise lay
Well I'm sorry my son but you're too late in asking
Mister Peabody's coal train has hauled it away
Well sometimes we'd travel right down the Green river
To the abandoned old prison down by Airdrie Hill
Where the air smelled like snakes we'd shoot with our pistols
But empty pop bottles was all we would kill
And daddy won't you take me back to Muhlenberg County
Down by the Green river where paradise lay
Well, I'm sorry my son but you're too late in asking
Mister Peabody's coal train has hauled it away
Then the coal company came with the world's largest shovel
And they tortured the timber and stripped all the land
Well they dug for their coal 'till the land was forsaken
Then they wrote it all down as the progress of man
And daddy won't you take me back to Muhlenberg County
Down by the Green river where paradise lay
Well I'm sorry my son but you're too late in asking
Mister Peabody's coal train has hauled it away
When I die let my ashes float down the Green river
Let my soul roll on up to the Rochester dam
I'll be halfway to heaven with paradise waitin'
Just five miles away from wherever I am
And daddy won't you take me back to Muhlenberg County
Down by the Green river where paradise lay
Well I'm sorry my son but you're too late in asking
Mister Peabody's coal train has hauled it away

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