The Levee Broke
 

The Levee Broke

© 2006 William Holmes
[Free Download] Recorded live Feb. 20, 2006 at RenoAsylum studio. Em C D Em Poor people livin hand to mouth Em C D Em Like so many others across the South Em C D Em FEMA had a Master Plan Em C D Em That disappeared like a house of sand Dm G When the levee broke, Dm G When the levee broke Poor people livin check to check Lives already a human wreck Order came to evacuate But help came slow, it came too late When the levee broke, When the levee broke Am Poor people know Em How the story goes Am A government dog and Em pony show Dm G When the levee broke, Dm G When the levee broke Poor people know How the story goes For most of them it Was a long time ago When the levee broke, When the levee broke Poor people livin week to week No mistakin it for Easy Street Thought they were clear when the wind died down Left behind alone to drown When the levee broke, When the levee broke Poor people know how The story goes......