China Grove

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When the sun comes up on a sleepy little town
Down around San Antone And the folks are risin for another day Round about their homes

The people of the town are strange And they're proud of where they came
Well, you're talkin bout china grove
Oh, china grove

Well, the preacher and the teacher Lord, they're a caution They are the talk of the town
When the gossip gets to flyin And they ain't lyin
When the sun goes fallin down

They say that the father's insane And dear missus Perkins a game
Were talkin bout the china grove
Oh, china grove

But every day theres a new thing comin
The ways of an oriental view
The sheriff and his buddies With their samurai swords You can even hear the music at night 
And though it's a part of the lone star state People don't seem to care
They just keep on lookin to the east
 Talkin bout the china grove
Oh, china grove

Written by: TOM JOHNSTON

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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