Hazard

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Richard Marx

Richard Noel Marx (born September 16, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American adult contemporary and pop/rock singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. He had a stream of hit singles in the late 1980s and 1990s, including "Endless Summer Nights", "Right Here Waiting", "Now and Forever", … more »

"My mother came to Hazard when I was just seven Even then the folks in town said with prejudiced eyes
That boy's not right Three years ago when I came to know Mary First time that someone looked beyond the rumors and the lies
And saw the man inside 
We used to walk down by the river She loved to watch the sun go down
We used to walk along the river And dream our way out of this town

No one understood what I felt for Mary
No one cared until the night she went out walking alone
And never came home
Man with a badge came knocking next morning Here was I surrounded by a thousand fingers suddenly Pointed right at me

I swear I left her by the river I swear I left her safe and sound I need to make it to the river And leave this old Nebraska town

I think about my life gone by
And how it's done me wrong There's no escape for me this time
All of my rescues are gone, long gone

I swear I left her by the river I swear I left her safe and sound I need to make it to the river And leave this old Nebraska town

Written by: RICHARD MARX

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