Ghost Dance

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Robbie Robertson

Robbie Robertson, OC (born Jaime Robert Klegerman; July 5, 1943) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, and guitarist. He is best known for his membership as the guitarist and primary songwriter within The Band. He was ranked 59th in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All T… more »

Crow has brought the message 
to the children of the sun
for the return of the buffalo 
and for a better day to come

You can kill my body
You can damn my soul
for not believing in your god
and some world down below 

You don't stand a chance  against my prayers 
You don't stand a chance  against my love
They outlawed the Ghost Dance
but we shall live again,
we shall live again 

My sister above
She has red paint 
She died at Wounded Knee
like a later day saint 

You got the big drum in the distance  blackbird in the sky
That's the sound that you hear
when the buffalo cry

You don't stand a chance  against my prayers 
You don't stand a chance  against my love
They outlawed the Ghost Dance
but we shall live again,
we shall live again 

 Crazy Horse was a mystic 
He knew the secret of the trance 
And Sitting Bull the great apostle
of the Ghost Dance

Come on Comanche 
Come on Blackfoot 
Come on Shoshone 
Come on Cheyenne 

We shall live again 

Come on Arapaho 
Come on Cherokee 
Come on Paiute 
Come on Sioux 

We shall live again

Written by: ROBBIE ROBERTSON, WILLIAM JAMES WILSON

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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