Keep a-workin' Big Jim
You'll prove it by and by
Keep a-workin' Big Jim
Find out the reasons why

A few years ago,in the year of '63
A President was shot-he died
And the man accused of killing him was shot to death
Before he was even tried

Then the Warren Commission,made up of what should be
The greatest lawmen of our time
Wrapped up the case,and said the assassination
Was the work of one warped mind

Keep a-workin' Big Jim
We hope you prove they're wrong
Keep a-workin' Big Jim
We're with you all day long

In a shorter time than it takes to solve a simple theft case
They said they solved the crime of our time
Oswald was the man,they said he worked it all alone
No one conspired with him to plan the crime

Big Jim Garrison,a lawyer from New Orleans
Didn't think the case was really solved
In his investigation,he's come up with a lot
He's gonna prove somebody else was involved

Keep a-workin' Big Jim
We wanna know the truth
Keep a-workin' Big Jim
The nation's watching you
Now wouldn't it be something if the Warren Report
Turned out to be just a lie
And one big man who was working all alone
Found the answers and the reasons why

And the so-called leaders of the government
Who won't try to help him win the fight
It seems they're more afraid that Jim will prove them wrong
Instead of hoping Big Jim's right

Repeat last chorus 3 times.


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    General CommentBLAH,BLAH,BLAH! that iz a bunch of B.S
    ThestrokesLuVeRon July 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe is about the efforts of Jim Garrison, district attorney in Louisiana, to solve the Kennedy assassination.
    kmk_natashaon December 13, 2005   Link
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    General Comment*This* - It is one of only three songs he ever recorded that isn't about hating black people.
    kmk_natashaon December 13, 2005   Link
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    General Commentglad you were able to crack into the twisted psyche of Johnny! countyboy
    deludedon March 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWait now you are defending someone who isn't racist I'm confused ar you with the gay kk or not redneck?
    grenade jumperon April 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAnd I don't hate whites just crackers like you
    grenade jumperon April 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI CAN PLAY THESE GAMES TOO
    grenade jumperon April 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentNo this song isnt about niggers its about communists which are just as much of a threat.
    The fact of the matter was the Oswell was a communist traitor and wasn't working alone, but taking orders. There was a bigger red consperacy going on. But osweld was shot by jack ruby (jew) before he could testify. Then it was largly covered up, and written off as a crazy nut job killing.
    NihlisticFuckNuton August 20, 2007   Link
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    General Comment*osweld, sorry
    NihlisticFuckNuton August 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHow can someone that focuses(d?) so much on racism just turn around and pen a great song like this one? amazing!
    elwoood13on January 12, 2013   Link

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