Ghost of Floyd Collins

Black Stone CherryBuy this song

Black Stone Cherry

Black Stone Cherry is an American rock band, formed in 2001 in Edmonton, Kentucky. They are signed to Roadrunner Records. The band consists of Chris Robertson (lead vocals, lead guitar), Ben Wells (rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Jon Lawhon (bass guitar, backing vocals), and John Fred Young (drums,… more »

Hellhounds bark at the midnight fire
Fog rolls in, and the creek run higher
They saw him standin', by the railroad tracks
Tonight's the nigh, old Floyd's comin' back

Down, down deep in the ground
Is where his story stays

Down in Mammoth Cave, is where his body laid
Walls came in life could not be saved
No man made machine, could see the things I've seen
Mr. Collins you did not die in vain

Strangers moved in, brought the circus to town
You know, there's people makin' money off a man underground
Somebody said they weren't doin' him right
That's why old Floyd's comin' back tonight

Down, down deep in the ground
Is where his story stays (so they say)

Down in Mammoth Cave, is where his body laid
Walls came in life could not be saved
No man made machine, could see the things I've seen
Mr. Collins you did not die in vain

Down, down deep in the ground
Is where his story stays (so they say)

Written by: BENJAMIN DANIEL WELLS, BOB MARLETTE, CHRISTOPHER ROBERTSON, CHRISTOPHER BRYANT ROBERTSON, JOHN FREDERICK YOUNG, JONATHAN MICHAEL LAWHON, RICHARD OREN YOUNG

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., NETTWERK ONE MUSIC (CANADA)LTD, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind

Discuss the Ghost of Floyd Collins Lyrics with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add these lyrics to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Ghost of Floyd Collins Lyrics." Lyrics.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 8 Dec. 2016. <http://www.lyrics.com/lyric/14780579>.

Missing lyrics by Black Stone Cherry?

Know any other songs by Black Stone Cherry? Don't keep it to yourself!