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lyrics

My baby’s hungry, her daddy is poor
This man wants my money, he came from Baltimore
Santa Rosa can’t you feed your children?
From the east coast to the west they come
Your poor, your tired, huddled masses yearning
To breathe the freedom of the land of the sun

Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa

My baby’s hungry, her daddy is poor
Children in the street, who their daddies ignore
Santa Rosa, don’t you know your children?
Or did you bear them only in a dream?
They spend your money, smoke away the sadness
They need a handout when it’s time to eat

Santa Rosa, such a natural beauty
Your fertile bosom could feed a flock
In the land of milk and honey,
somehow there is no more
Santa Rosa, patron saint of Lima
Reincarnate you could turn the tide
May your memory give the faintest glimmer
Those who share your name could share your light

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from The Pinkerton Raid, released May 22, 2012

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The Pinkerton Raid Durham, North Carolina

"Glowing ... exquisite"
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"Glorious ... intricate and playful ... stunning elements of current indie-rock that recalls ... Sufjan Stevens, The National and Fleet Foxes." -- Emily Hinde, No Depression
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