Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to Deportee by Kingston Trio. Please check back for more Kingston Trio lyrics.
Artist: Kingston Trio
Album: Time to Think
Woody Guthrie/Martin Hoffman
The crops are all in and the peaches are rott'ning.
The oranges are piled in their creosote dumps.
They're flying them back to the Mexico border
To take all their money to wade back again.
Goodbye to my one, farewell Roselita,
Adios mis amigos, Jesus y Maria.
You won't have a name when you ride the big airplane.
All they will call you is just deportee.
My father's own father, he waded that river.
They took all the money he made in his life.
It's six hundred miles to the Mexican border
And they chased him like rustlers, like outlaws, like thieves.
The airplane caught fire over Los Gatos Canyon,
A great ball of fire that shook all the hills.
Who are these friends who are falling like dry leaves?
The radio said, "They're just deportees."
Is this the best way we can grow our big orchards?
Is this the best way we can raise our good crops?
To fall like dry leaves and rot on our topsoil
And be known by no name except deportee.
Kingston Trio Lyrics
Kingston Trio Time to Think Lyrics
More Kingston Trio Music Lyrics:
Kingston Trio - A Worried Man Lyrics
Kingston Trio - Ballad Of the Quiet Fighter Lyrics
Kingston Trio - If You Don't Look Around Lyrics
Kingston Trio - Mangwani Mpulele Lyrics
Kingston Trio - Midnight Special Lyrics
Kingston Trio - No One to Talk My Troubles to Lyrics
Kingston Trio - Scotch and Soda Lyrics
Kingston Trio - Shady Grove/Lonesome Traveller Lyrics