Three Men Hanging Song Lyrics

Murder by Death


album: Track 4 in album Who Will Survive, and What Will Be Left of Them?
release date: 2003-10-14
popularity : 72 users have visited this page.
length: 3:48
composer: Matthew Armstrong, Sarah Balliet, Alex Schrodt, Adam Turla
lyricist: Adam Turla

Album Information

label: Eyeball Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
script: Latin

Cover Art

Murder by Death Who Will Survive, and What Will Be Left of Them? cover art


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Get on with it put off the fuss you chickenshit
get on with it can't you see its time to quit

I seen three men hangin' from a sycamore
their bodies were stiff as a two by four
and their heads were tilted down towards the ground
and it ain't been long since they been up there
that their bodies turned cold hangin' in that air
and they might have froze before that noose got to them

old scratch has dealt us a dirty hand
he had the look of a saint but the greed of a man
and his face was worn and wrinkled like a leather book
and if i put this revolver to my head
will god turn against me instead of taking pity on a broken man?


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 The Devil in Mexico
  • 2 Killbot 2000
  • 3 Until Morale Improves, the Beatings Will Continue
  • 4 Three Men Hanging
  • 5 Intermission
  • 6 A Masters in Reverse Psychology
  • 7 The Desert Is on Fire
  • 8 That Crown Don't Make You a Prince
  • 9 Pillars of Salt
  • 10 End of the Line