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Over Yonder (Jonathan's Song) Lyrics

from Transcendental Blues

"Over Yonder (Jonathan's Song)" is track #15 on the album Transcendental Blues. It was written by Earle, Steve.
"Over Yonder (Jonathan's Song)" is track #15 on the album Transcendental Blues. It was written by Earle, Steve.

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The warden said he'd mail my letter
The chaplain's waitin' by the door
Tonight we'll cross the yard together
Then they can't hurt me anymore.

I am going over yonder
Where no ghost can follow me
There's another place beyond here
Where I'll be free I believe.

Give my radio to Johnson
Thibodeaux can have my fan
Send my Bible home to Mama
Call her every now and then.

I suppose I got it comin'
I can't ever pay enough
All my rippin' and a runnin'
I hurt everyone I loved.

The world'll turn around without me
The sun'll come up in the east
Shinin' down on all of them that hate me
I hope my goin' brings 'em peace.

Songwriters
EARLE, STEVE

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