Well now Crow Jane don’t make no sense to me
She left me hanging from the papa tree
No I never ever felt so free
Look at, mama, what you’re doin’ to me
Cuz it ain’t no difference which way I smile
I ain’t good lookin’ froma quarter mile
Once had a women called me angel child
My reputation keeps me on track

But who’s gonna save me from myself
Gotta lay the blame on someone else
Somehow I ain’t got no hope
Cuz I’m still runnin’ from the sheriff’s rope
My shoes don’t fit me cuz they filled with do(ugh/pe?)
Crow Jane quit me and I just can’t cope
But all I know is that I’ll still run
And pledge allegience to the settin’ sun
I must’ve lost miss Crow Jane
I’ll never learn from anything I’ve done

Crow Jane’s the strangest thing that ever talked
Lips of honey but of tongues of chalk
They may be crooked but sure can walk
Took my money left me in shock
Got so many matches that it makes me sick
So many habits that I just can’t kick
So many women that I just can’t trick
She burnt like a candle stick

But who’s gonna save me from myself?
Gotta lay the blame on somebody else
But somehow I ain’t got no hope
Cuz I’m still runnin’ from the sheriff’s rope
My shoes don’t fit me cuz they filled with do(ugh/pe?)
Crow Jane quit me and I just can’t cope
But all I know is that I’ll still run
And pledge allegience to the settin’ sun
I mustlve lost miss Crow Jane
I’ll never learn from anything I’ve done

Well Crow Jane ain’t nothing but a painful case
She left me sucking on my own disgrace
She’s off trucking at a cheatin’ pace
And a lawless life is all that I can embrace
Dress like a preacher so I can’t be found
Chase Crow Jane from town to town
I smell her brain so she much be around
Just like my pain the sun goes down

But who’s gonna save me from myself
Gotta lay the blame on someone else
Somehow I ain’t got no hope
Cuz I’m still runnin’ from the sheriff’s rope
My shoes don’t fit me cuz they filled with do(ugh/pe?)
Crow Jane quit me and I just can’t cope
But all I know is that I’ll still run
And pledge allegience to the settin’ sun
I must’ve lost miss Crow Jane
I’ll never learn from anything I’ve done



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    General CommentPretty sure it's dope, not dough.

    Awesome song, pretty self explanatory as far as the meaning goes.
    knobsackon December 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think it is: "My shoes don’t fit me cuz they feel they don't"
    I read it somewhere else and it really could fit

    Great song!!!
    AD84on January 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commentit is dope...... "rope, dope, cope" not that hard to put that one together....and also it's not "She left me hanging from the papa tree"
    it is "She left me hanging from the POPLAR tree"
    Allenderon February 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentgreat corrections guys...definitely "dope" and "poplar"

    also, it goes "I must've lost cause Crow Jane won"
    in this verse

    But all I know is that I’ll still run
    And pledge allegience to the settin’ sun
    I must’ve lost miss Crow Jane
    I’ll never learn from anything I’ve done


    Crow Jane has been a character in songs for many years....it would be interesting to know her origin. (she is never a kind and faithful woman).
    Bellyfull of Swanson March 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentFor some reason I have the idea that this song is about a split personality. i.e the narrator can't cope without his alter-ego, Crow Jane. Lyrics like "but who's gonna save me from myself/gotta lay the blame on someone else", and "I smell her brain so she much be around". Just an idea I had, though it could be bullshit.
    TJECon May 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti was fairly sure "crow jane" was some kind of drug reference
    jtimmeon January 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt's:
    "Lips of honey but her tongue's of chalk.
    Feet may be crooked but they sure can walk."

    Brilliant song. I get the feeling it's about drugs, but it could be more complicated than that.
    uncrasimaticon March 21, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti think it is about him,but you know on drugs, crow jane is just him when he is out of it, sort of how he is killing himself ('left me hanging from the poplar tree') and no matter where he goes his problem follows ('feet may be crooked but they sure can walk')
    bo1717on May 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentBut who’s gonna save me from myself?
    Gotta lay the blame on somebody else
    But somehow I ain’t got no hope
    Cuz I’m still runnin’ from the sheriff’s rope
    My shoes don’t fit me cuz they filled with do(ugh/pe?)
    Crow Jane quit me and I just can’t cope
    But all I know is that I’ll still run
    And pledge allegience to the settin’ sun
    I mustlve lost miss Crow Jane
    I’ll never learn from anything I’ve done



    It about him trying to quit dope or "crow jane" and trying to find it again and basically being an addict.
    BoomSwaggeron July 05, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyes i think it is about a drug addiction following him and he cannot cope with it and he's trying to escape but keeps on being reminded of it. i also agree with the split personlaity to some extend, possibly it could be his personality with and with out drugs? when he says after "left me hanging from the poplar tree...i never felt so free" he is refering to his pain being gone after death"
    blindskinon December 14, 2008   Link

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