Sin City
Harris Emmylou Lyrics

This old town is filled with sin
It will swallow you in
If you've got some money to burn
Take it home right away
You've got three years to pay
But Satan is waiting his turn
The scientists say
It will all wash away
But we don't believe any more
Cause we've got our recruits
And our green mohair suits
So please show your I.D. At the door
This old earthquake's gonna leave me in the poor house
It seems like this whole town's insane
On the thirty-first floor a gold plated door
Won't keep out the Lord's burning rain

A friend came around
Tried to clean up this town
His ideas made some people mad
But he trusted his crowd
So he spoke right out loud
And they lost the best friend they had
This old earthquake's gonna leave me in the poor house
It seems like this whole town's insane
On the thirty-first floor a gold plated door
Won't keep out the Lord's burning rain
On the thirty-first floor a gold plated door
Won't keep out the Lord's burning rain

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

William Bulla

@Maija Liepa Dear Good Soul:

“Division can't bring peace and security, only assimilation can.”
Abhijit Naskar, Fabric of Humanity

3 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. 2 People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, 4 treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God— 5 having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people.
2 Tim 3:1-5
16 You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thorn bushes, or figs from thistles? 17 So, every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit. 18 A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a diseased tree bear good fruit. 19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20 Thus you will recognize them by their fruits.
Matthew 7:16-20
Think Career Politicians, Lobbyists, Lawyers.
16 There are six things that the Lord hates,
seven that are an abomination to him:

17 haughty eyes, a lying tongue,
and hands that shed innocent blood,

18 a heart that devises wicked plans,
feet that make haste to run to evil,

19 a false witness who breathes out lies,
and one who sows discord among brothers.
Proverbs 6:16-19
Think the Media!

“We the People”, are being played against each other by the puppet masters of this world! Think N.W.O.!

There are too many lawyers in politics. Professional Liars by trade.

“Sociopaths are attracted to politics because they see it as a sphere in which you can be ruthless and step all over people. That fact that some politicians can tell such awful lies is another example of sociopathy. Sociopaths lie—they see nothing wrong with it.”
Alexander McCall Smith, The Revolving Door of Life

When was the last time anyone just reported the news without "Spin and Agenda"?

Bill Clinton’s (an ex-lawyer) telecom law 1996 designed to de-regulate aspects of the telecommunications business, and paved the way for 4 Profit Driven Mega Corporations own 90% of the media message in The U.S. of A.!
Do not become their pawn in their "divide to conquer" game.

Nobody in the inner circle wanted The Carrot Man, he was a non-franchised outsider. So, anything negative that could be pounded out to the masses, was what we the people were fed.
Yellow Journalism is the tool!
Yellow journalism, “is defined by five major characteristics”:
1) Scare headlines in huge print, often of minor news.
2) Lavish use of pictures, or imaginary drawings.
3) Use of faked interviews, misleading headlines, pseudo-science, and a parade of false learning from so-called experts.
4) Emphasis on full-color Sunday supplements, usually with comic strips.
5) Dramatic sympathy with the "underdog" against the system.
This all squares with William Randolph Hearst’s view that an ideal newspaper is one that causes the following reaction:
"When the reader looks at Page One, he says, 'Gee-whiz.' When he turns to the second page, he says, 'Holy Moses.' And when he turns to the middle page, he says, 'God Almighty.'

“Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.”
George Washington

All 4 Corporations have considerable holdings in all fields of entertainment, and everyone whoever wants to work again. must hold the narrative line of their media overlords. Anyone who goes against the agenda, is slandered, and out of work.
PLEASE Catch the documentary: “Bernie Blackout”, and you will see who is really calling the “Divide and Conquer” dance we are locked in, BOUGHT MEDIA IS THE TOOL!
When President Donnie heard that Bernie was running again, he said; “Bernie your running again? GOOD! Don’t let them steal your nomination away from you again, like last time.” <-Note, I may not have this word for word, but I do have the message correct. It is in the movie; “Bernie Blackout”.
Question everything, Think for Yourself, and always follow the money.

The love of money is the root of all evil, and ego is the source of all sin!

Please Be Well, and Stay Strong, Question Everything, Think for Yourself, Will

PS. Need a laugh? Watch, "Wag the Dog", and you will look at what we are being told in the News, differently

PPS. BTW- Slick Willie reversed the Glass-Steagall the Depression-era bank regulation that kept different types of financial institutions separate; then-President Bill Clinton signed legislation reversing it in 1999. Which led to the looting of the financial system, and the 2008 collapse. Enter Barry O, who bailed out Wall Street, and ignored gutted main street country wide. "W" in his first 2 years could have reversed all the damage done by the Clinton years, "W" had the house, and senate in his first 2 years, but didn't reverse anything, which has to lead you to believe both sides are working for the N.W.O. $
For years, I haven't voted for, as much as I have voted against!

All comments from YouTube:

Chuck Vaughn

Gram Parsons, wrote such great songs and this is so nice, with the 3 harmonies. The good, they die young

Judy Colson

One of my favorites of hers where her voice and harmonies so shine. Underrated song.

Kay Turner

The late John Starling sings harmony with Emmylou on this classic. Gram wrote this 50 years ago. Fits with todays headlines for sure.

Suzanne Delaney

If that song wasn't prescient, what is . . . wow. It sure speaks to us these days. I love EmmyLou but like the Gram Parsons' Flying Burrito Brothers version better. So tragic that so many of our brilliant young musicians died at such very young ages. Who knows what they might have achieved had they lived longer.

Sole to soul

I think this one of the most underrated songs--a true gem

Daniel Lucena

Man what beautiful harmonies,her voice,sweet,one of her greatest jobs....Thanks God for Emmylou!!Regards from Argentina.

Scarlett White

Even if this is slowed, I can hear her voice as clear as a bell and it is definately the voice of angels...  I actually like this version...  Slowed and everything! 


This song is about the one of the executives of a record company that beat the one or both the writers out of money in a record contact. I like this version but the Flying Burritos Bros did it best. And it's "Lord's burning REIGN "

Chuck Vaughn

What a beautiful voice, certainly one on a very short list of singers,M/F, of any genre, recording today. It's just so pure.

Mary Dean

Sounds like Jim Lauderdale singing harmony Emmylou just knocks it up into the heavens...still play this seems like we need it today more than ever

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