EpilogueWritten by: Ray Davies
Published by: DavRay Music Ltd./Sony ATV Music Publishing
For better or worse, my adventures in America
had made me a wiser person, and now I'd been
given the chance to put my life back on track.
As I was driven to the airport, for the final time
before leaving New Orleans, I asked the driver to
take a short detour past the place where I'd been
shot. These experiences would not stop me from
seeing the funny side, but just the same, I never
forget a face and while I don't normally bear
grudges, If one day I should return, vengeance
will indeed be mine.
Meanwhile, I'd celebrate my origins rather than
hide them. I am a Londoner after all. Getting shot
in New Orleans had given me a limp, and if not
properly treated, could turn into a permanent
But the next time I see a zombie coming towards
me on the street, I won't let him spook me out so
much. I'd even sing him a song.
This song can be found on the following releases:stereo mix, with The Jayhawks (1:16), recorded 2016-2018 at Konk Studios, North London
|Our Country: Americana Act II||29 Jun 2018||USA||Sony Music/Legacy 19075820052||CD|
|Our Country: Americana Act II||29 Jun 2018||USA||Sony Music/Legacy 88985480301||12" vinyl 2-LP set (double album), 33 1/3 RPM|
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