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Kevin Was My Cousin

from i am here now by Rob Lamothe

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kevin was my cousin... he was 22 my mother's little brother's son
killed last night in clarksville him and three girls
never hurt no one

shot down in cold blood for two hundred dollars
that's fifty dollars a life
that's four young people from four good families
four thousand more tears to cry

there are some things won't be forgiven
there is some blood will not wash away
there's a shadow on the living
it will not go away

give me a room and the boy that pulled the trigger four empty hands - mine and his
just me and my anger - him and his ignorance
and we will see just how tough he is

there are some things won't be forgiven there is some blood will not wash away

there's a shadow on the living it will not go away

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from i am here now, released January 1, 1999

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Rob Lamothe Ontario

The Toronto Star says I am ‘a mercurial artist who slides effortlessly from rustic roots music to soulful country pop to full-blown rock balladry’. Works for me!

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