"Slow Hole to China" as written by and Richard Timothy Sult Dan Maines....
Dig a slow hole to China
Blacker than a miner
No turn un-stoned I trample
Hold my candle's handle

Mama always said
"You better come home"
Stuck in the mud
Dug a slow hole

My blue cow
Gotta get her back here somehow
My brown bag
Never gonna guess what I have

Mama always said
"You better come home"
Stuck in the mud
Dug a slow hole

If it's too shallow then dig it more deep
If it's too narrow then dig it more wide
If you see a point of light
Shake hands with the other side
If it's too shallow then dig it more deep
If it's too narrow then dig it more wide
If you see the point of light
Shake hands with the other side

A lighthouse in Kentucky
Oh I should be so lucky
Sell fill dirt to the groundlings
And water to the drowning

Mama always said
"You better come home"
Stuck in the mud
Dug a slow hole


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    General CommentI think this song could be lamenting the excessive amount of jobs that get outsourced to China. I could be wrong but it kinda makes sense to me. Mining, specifically, is an industry that has been sent to China.

    Then again it could just be a story about a miner who gets trapped and tries to dig himself out the other side (or a metaphor for a similar predicament).
    UnFaithfulAtheiston February 09, 2011   Link
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    General CommentWell, I came here for answers, I don' t know the language well. Isn't it about never giving up, just doing whats might inpossible?
    clydefrogHUNon June 15, 2015   Link

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