I'm waiting for the sun to rise
So I can find my way back to Texas
But oh it's still dark outside
Cuz I can taste the fire on my lips

And so I say to lord I'm so tired of this mess
But this nation still burns at night
Our ribs the coal of progress

So hey, get away from here, old ghost
We don't like your kind, soldier
Defend this land and fight

The fields of corn they turn to dust
Said the cross-eyed boy from Pawnee
The old machines are laid to rest
New England stars, they're lovely

And so I say to him, boy, have you seen men in these parts
Hey hey yeah yeah
Black gold swims under the dirt

So hey, get away from here, old ghost
We don't like your kind, soldier
Defend this land and fight

Oh oh oh

Hey Hey Yah Yah!...


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Texas Tea song meanings
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    Song MeaningAw, why doesn't this one have more hits/comments? Its one of my favorite YTG songs, just from the lyrics and the melody.

    The song is about white man taking over indian land
    "The fields of corn they turn to dust
    Said the cross-eyed boy from Pawnee"

    "And so I say to him, boy, have you seen men in these parts
    Hey hey yeah yeah
    Black gold swims under the dirt"

    I am not sure about the perspective.

    :) How cool is that, how often do you get songs that express such a rare topic so subtly and beautifully?
    yuudachion March 05, 2012   Link

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