New Orleans Is Sinking Karaoke - The Tragically Hip

This title is a cover of New Orleans Is Sinking as made famous by The Tragically Hip

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Tempo: variable (around 111 BPM)

In the same key as the original: Em

Duration: 04:18 - Preview at: 02:01

Release date: 1989
Genres: Rock, In English
Original songwriters: Rob Baker, Gordon Edgar Downie, Robert Gordon Sinclair, John Philip Fay, Paul Joseph Langlois

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Lyrics New Orleans Is Sinking

Bourbon blues on the street loose and complete
Under skies all smoky blue green
I can't forsake a dixie dead shake
So we danced the sidewalk clean
My memory is muddy
What's this river that I'm in?
New Orleans is sinking man
And I don't want to swim
Colonel Tom, what's wrong?
What's going on?
You can't tie yourself up for a deal
He said hey north you're south shut your big mouth
You gotta do what you feel is real
Ain't got no picture postcards
Ain't got no souvenirs
My baby she don't know me when I'm thinking
'Bout those years
Pale as a light bulb hanging on a wire
Sucking up to someone just to stoke the fire
Picking out the highlights of the scenery
Saw a little cloud that looked a little like me
I had my hands in the river my feet back up on the banks
Looked up to the Lord above and said hey man thanks
Sometimes I feel so good
I got to scream
She said Gordie baby
I know exactly what you mean
She said
She said
I swear to God she said
Ah ah oh
Oh oh yeah
My memory is muddy
What's this river that I'm in?
New Orleans is sinking man
And I don't want to swim swim

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