Phyllis Ruth

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16 Horsepower

16 Horsepower was an American alternative country music group based in Denver, Colorado. Their music often invoked religious imagery dealing with conflict, redemption, punishment, and guilt through David Eugene Edwards's lyrics and the heavy use of traditional bluegrass, gospel, and Appalachian ins… more »

the chill of coffeeville 

she's in those hills still 

 kindness of her face so white 

the chill of coffeeville 

lord pray it be your will 

that she dwell in your house tonight 

as one with spirit yes 

she goes where it goes 

what my little girl sees from the sill 

 nobody knows 

as one with spirit yeh 

she goes where it leads 

o boy - that's where my little girl feeds 

 should i do - do like you 

look long with swing eyes 

an' never talk about it 

 phyllis ruth 

yeah i should - do as you would 

walk right up to that box of wood 

step up girl 

how far is heaven 

i'll go tonight - be a man about it 

boy an' hold you tight


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