"Johnny Rottentail" as written by and Amy Elizabeth Ray....
Yeah, when I go over yonder,
I will see my mother,
My sister and my father,
But my brother is going to hell

Well they hung him from the gallows,
As the sun turned red from yellow
The crowd they heard him halting,
And they sighed with much relief

The preacher asked him for any last words
My brother spit onto his clean shirt,
And he smiled without redemption and said,
"This is one soul God don't need"

Though I loved him, I won't miss him,
As he's burnin' and he's twistin',
For his heartless dedication
To the devil and its creed

As a child we called him rotten,
Till he was lonely and forgotten
And he revenged our constant jeering,
With his every word and deed

Oh and for my contribution,
And the soul's lack of retribution,
I would ask the Lord's forgiveness,
On my very bended knee

It's the tale of Johnny Rotten,
Who was lonely and forgotten
Its the tale of my only brother,
And its the tale of one bad seed

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"Johnny Rottentail" as written by Amy Elizabeth Ray

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