American Skin (41 Shots)
Bruce Springsteen
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41 shots and we'll take that ride
Across this bloody river to the other side
41 shots cut through the night
You're kneeling over his body in the vestibule
Praying for his life

Well is it a gun?
Is it a knife?
Is it a wallet?
This is your life
It ain't no secret
It ain't no secret
No secret my friend
You can get killed just for living in your American skin

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41 shots Lena gets her son ready for school
She says now on these streets Charles
You've got to understand the rules
If an officer stops you promise me you'll always be polite
And that you'll never ever run away and promise momma you'll keep your hands in sight

Well is it a gun?
Is it a knife?
Is it a wallet?
This is your life
It ain't no secret
It ain't no secret
No secret my friend
You can get killed just for living in your American skin

41 shots
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41 shots
41 shots

Is it a gun?
Is it a knife?
Is it in your heart?
Is it in your eyes?
It ain't no secret
It ain't no secret
It ain't no secret

41 shots and we'll take that ride
Across this bloody river to the other side
41 shots and my boots caked in this mud
We're baptized in these waters and in each other's blood

Is it a gun?
Is it a knife?
Is it a wallet?
This is your life
It ain't no secret
It ain't no secret
It ain't no secret
No secret my friend
You can get killed just for living in
You can get killed just for living in
You can get killed just for living in
You can get killed just for living in
You can get killed just for living in
Your American skin

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