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Emmylou Harris lyrics : "New Orleans"

My Lord how the rains came down
The waters made a mighty sound
When the levees broke that day

Washin' all those souls away
The whole world stood to watch us drown
But we took it to a higher ground


It takes more than a hurricane
To empty out the Pontchartrain

Long ago we broke the chains
In New Orleans New Orleans
When Brother Bill and Sister Nell

Are singing like a ringing bell
Then you'll know all is well
In New Orleans New Orleans


Bring it all, fire and flood
Fill the rivers up with mud

To cut and run ain't in our blood
We are New Orleans


So baby let the life roll on
The blues were made to make us strong
We're walkin' in a brighter day

Nothin' can get in our way
The whole world stood to watch us drown
But we took it to a higher ground

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