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The Man In The Long Black Coat Lyrics

 

The Man In The Long Black Coat Song Lyrics


Crickets are chirpin' the water is high
There's a soft cotton dress on the line hangin' dry
Window wide open African trees
Bent over backwards from a hurricane breeze
Not a word of goodbye not even a note
She gone with the man in the long black coat.

Somebody seen him hangin' around
As the old dance hall on the outskirts of town
He looked into her eyes when she stopped him to ask
If he wanted to dance he had a face like a mask
Somebody said from the bible he'd quote
There was dust on the man in the long black coat.

Preacher was talking there's a sermon he gave
He said every man's conscience is vile and depraved
You cannot depend on it to be your guide
When it's you who must keep it satisfied
It ain't easy to swallow it sticks in the throat
She gave her heart to the man in the long black coat.

There are no mistakes in life some people say
It is true sometimes you can see it that way
But people don't live or die people just float
She went with the man in the long black coat.

There's smoke on the water it's been there since June
Tree trunks unprooted beneath the high crescent moon
Feel the pulse and vibration and the rumbling force
Somebody is out there beating on a dead horse
She never said nothing there was nothing she wrote
She gone with the man in the long black coat.


I'm Not There Song List

All Along The Watchtower

Eddie Vedder 

I'm Not There

Sonic Youth 

Goin' To Acapulco

Jim James / Calexico 

Tombstone Blues

Richie Havens 

Ballad Of A Thin Man

Stephen Malkmus 

Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again

Cat Power 

Pressing On

John Doe 

Fourth TIme Around

Yo La Tengo 

Dark Eyes

Iron & Wine / Calexico 

Highway 61 Revisited

Karen O 

One More Cup Of Coffee

Roger McGuinn / Calexico 

The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll

Mason Jennings 

Billy

Los Lobos 

Simple Twist Of Fate

Jeff Tweedy 

The Man In The Long Black Coat

Mark Lanegan 

Senor / Tales Of Yankee Power

Willie Nelson / Calexico 

As I Went Out One Morning

Mira Billotte 

Can't Leave Her Behind

Stephen Malkmus / Lee Ranaldo 

Ring Them Bells

Sufjan Stevens 

Just Like A Woman

Charlotte Gainsbourg 

Mama You've Been On My Mind / A Fraction Of Last Thoughts On Woody Guthrie

Jack Johnson 

I Wanna Be Your Lover

Yo La Tengo 

You Ain't Goin Nowhere

Glen Hansard / Marketa Irglova 

Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?

The Hold Steady 

Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues

Ramblin' Jack Elliott 

The Wicked Messenger

The Black Keys 

Cold Iron Bound

Tom Verlaine 

The Times They Are A Changin'

Mason Jennings 

Maggie's Farm

Stephen Malkmus 

When The Ship Comes In

Marcus Carl Franklin 

Moonshiner

Bob Forrest 

I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine

John Doe 

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

Antony 

I'm Not There (Reprise)

Bob Dylan 

The Man In The Long Black Coat Lyrics by Mark Lanegan from I'm Not There Soundtrack (2007). Rating: 4.8/5 (20 votes)