I'm a Pilgrim

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The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers are an American gospel music group, whose career spans over eighty years. The group was a pioneer in the development of the quartet style of gospel, and a major influence of soul music, doo wop, and motown sound, some of the secular music that owed much to gospel. more »

A little blood and vomit on the car seat 
And the tooth is sitting in my lap 
Brother if you're hungry but not wounded 
Then it's time to stop and check the map 

Pilgrim, where's your head at 
Are you paying the birds to sing 
Well it won't work on the true path 
Where the rich are growing wings 

If the ancient wisdom came in bottles 
I would tell my tarot where to go 
But I don't know who would do the dishes 
Cause I'd be laying wasted in the road 

Pilgrim where's your head at 
Are you paying the birds to sing 
Meet me on the true path 
I'll be dizzy from growing wings 

My tears! My tears! 
My kicking up the love dirt 
I feel it's the only way 

Pilgrim, what's you looking at me for? 
My disaster has come and gone 
Left me, by the roadside 
With my shadow and one more song 

Pilgrim, what's you looking at me for? 
My disaster has come and gone 
Left me, by the roadside 
With my shadow and one more song

Written by: MERLE TRAVIS

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I'm a Pilgrim