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Please don’t tell me I can’t make it
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It aint gunna do me any good
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And please don’t offer me your modern methods
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Of fixing the carve this out of wood
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From Nogales to Magdalena there sixty miles of sacred road
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And the promise is made to those who venture; 
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San Francisco will lift your load

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In the land of old sonora 
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a shallow river valley cries
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The summer left her without forgiveness 
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It’s mirrored in her children’s eyes
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Prodigal sons and wayward daughters
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Carry mandas that they might 
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Be delivered from the depths of darkness
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And born again by candle light
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And born again by candle light


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Blisters on my feet wooden rosary
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I felt them in my pocket as I ran
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a bullet in the night, a Federales' light
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San Francisco do you understand

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Tell Him that I made the journey and tell Him that my heart is true
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I’d like His blessing of forgiveness before the angels send it through

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And I will know that I am clean now and I 
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will dance and the band will play
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In the old out to cantina cups will runneth over the ancient clay
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And if I should fall to temptation when I return to the evil throws
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From Nogales to Magdalena as a two time beggar 
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I will go where I know I can be forgiven
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The broken heart of Mexico
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The broken heart of Mexico
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The broken heart of Mexico    
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