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Chris Rea Immigration Blues Lyrics

Last updated: 05/18/2012 12:00:00 PM

I came here to work
And take up the rope
Give contributuion
In this land of hope
I'll bleed for your king
I'll die for your queen
Give all and some more
To your western dream
Locked in the ghetto
Waiting for news
Standing on the corner
With those immigration blues

My cousin told me
Steal your mother's ring of gold
Raise every single dollar
Oh before we get too old
Now I'm standing in an endless line
Waiting for some news
My dignity cries for mercy
With those immigration blues

Don't know where my cousin went to
Maybe they sent him back alone
I miss the ones I left so badly
Maybe I should have stayed back home
Somebody knows a dealer
Now it seems I don't get to choose
So I got to try whatever
Kick out these immigration blues, yeah
Those immigration blues