She's got a ticket and she's waiting at the station
She's got to get away as far as she can
Her problems will arise as sure as the sun shine
She's got to get used to living on the lam

Now Mary's out the door with a loaded forty four in her hand
Shooting down the law that shot down her dear departed man

When I last saw her she was looking trouble
She said this is the 90's I'm gonna be alright
She took the greyhound into Salinas
I got a letter that she dropped out of sight

Now Mary's out the door with a loaded forty four in her hand
Shooting down the law that shot down her dear departed man

Shrouded in anger encompassed by pain
He was your best friend and you will never ever ever see him again

Now Mary's out the door with a loaded forty four in her hand
Shooting down the law that shot down her dear departed man


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St. Mary Lyrics as written by Roger M. Freeman Lars Frederiksen

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    The song is pretty self-explanatory. Some cops shot her husband/partner. She's out for revenge and then she's on the lam (running from the law for the kids who don't know).

    WeNeedTheEggson August 20, 2007   Link
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    Its about a woman who shot a cop who shot her man in campbell or some other south bay city. Salinas refers to a city about 30 miles south of Campbell.

    rancidbreatheon March 07, 2006   Link
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    This song is my all time favourite...Rancid kick ass!!!This song gave me my nick name from my friends and I completed my life when I was at Rancid's show in Oslo...I owe my freaking life to those guys!!! see ya in the pit......

    stmaryon December 31, 2006   Link
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    I live in Salinas and it sux ass. Its cool that they mentioned it in such a cool song.

    sebrodon April 04, 2008   Link
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    I live in Salinas and it sux ass. Its cool that they mentioned it in such a cool song.

    sebrodon April 04, 2008   Link
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    Being from Ohio I always thought this song was cool because there are two cities here within probably 10-12 miles of each other called Celina and St. Marys, both on the Grand Lake.

    Kerouac2002on February 01, 2009   Link

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