China Doll

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The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. The band was known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, country, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, and space rock, and for live performances of long musi… more »

A pistol shot at five o'clock
The bells of heaven ring
Tell me what you done it for
No I won't tell you a thing  Yesterday I begged you Before I hit the ground All I leave behind me
Is only what I found 
If you can abide it
Let the hurdy gurdy play Stranger ones have come by here Before they flew away

I will not condemn you
Nor yet would I deny
I would ask the same of you
But failing, will not die

Take up your china doll
It's only fractured And a little nervous from the fall
La la la la la la la


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