Haunted River Lyrics

Brian Setzer


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Brian Setzer
album: Track 2 in album The Knife Feels Like Justice
release date: 1986
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Rock & Roll/Pop Rock/Rockabilly
length: 3:27

Cover Art

Brian Setzer The Knife Feels Like Justice cover art
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With that, the cold New England wind
Blowin' through my hair,
As my blood and whisky
Run through me as one.
Didn't anybody hear her silent scream?
Didn't anybody see his twisted grin?

All the neighbours wept and cried
By her shallow grave,
And her mama prayed the lord her soul to take,
And her daddy stood alone - he swore revenge.
And the haunted river flowed with blood again.

Late one night he crossed
The river by himself.
The waters surged to reach for him through the night,
And the storm raged on, and on.
On and on, and on, and on.

Everybody wondered: what ever happened to
The old reverend Brown, who preaches Sunday mass,
And the sea turned calm and blue
By the oceans door.
And the haunted river flowed with blood no more.


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 The Knife Feels Like Justice
  • 2 Haunted River
  • 3 Boulevard of Broken Dreams
  • 4 Bobby’s Back
  • 5 Radiation Ranch
  • 6 Chains Around Your Heart
  • 7 Maria
  • 8 Three Guys
  • 9 Aztec
  • 10 Breath of Life
  • 11 Barbwire Fence