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Posted On Oktober 1, 2021By Die RedaktionIn Crimemag, CrimeMag Oktober 2021

Krimigedicht von Merle Travis

Sixteen Tons By Merle Travis (1947) Some people say a man is made outta mudA poor man’s made outta muscle and bloodMuscle and blood and skin and bonesA mind that’s a-weak and a back that’s strong You load 16 tons, what do you get?Another day older and deeper in debtSt. Peter, don’t you call me ‚cause I can’t goI owe my soul to the company store I was born one mornin‘ when the sun didn’t shineI picked up my shovel and I walked to the mineI loaded 16 tons ofRead More