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Black, Milford and Middlecreek Townships
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  • The coal company came with the world's largest shovel
  • And they tortured the timber and stripped all the land
  • And they dug for their coal 'til the land was forsaken
  • They wrote it all down as the progress of man
  • And daddy, won't you take me back to Muhlenberg County
  • Down by the Green River where Paradise lay
  • Well, I'm sorry, my son, but you're too late in asking
  • Mister Peabody's coal train has hauled it away

  • from Paradise, Words & Music by John Prine, Sung by John Denver from Rocky Mountain High (1972) Copyright 1971 by Cotillion Music, Inc.

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