"One More Dollar" as written by Gillian Howard Welch and David Todd Rawlings....
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    General CommentWow I just listened to this song for the first time and came on here thinking it'd have at least a few comments, but it has none!

    this is a beautiful song, i love songs about longing for home, there's something really touching about it i cant describe,

    "A long time ago I left my home
    Just a boy passing twenty
    Could you spare a coin and a Christian prayer
    For my luck has turned against me"

    made me tear up, awesome song
    b0sendorferon April 07, 2011   Link
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    My Interpretationspeaks of a young boy making a living.
    working on a fruit farm, to support his loved ones.
    once the winter sets in (freeze on the branches), he loses his job picking fruits.
    he turns to gambling. (the dice came out at the bar downtown
    I rolled and I took my chances)
    goes broke, looking for another dollar, asking for a prayer.
    dylansuppiahon June 23, 2014   Link

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