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Dave Matthews Band - Alligator Pie (Lyrics)

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Published on Jun 5, 2009

Artist: Dave Matthews Band
Song: Alligator Pie
Album: Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King

Album Release - June 02

Big Whiskey:
01 - Grux
02 - Shake Me Like A Monkey
03 - Funny The Way It Is
04 - Lying In The Hands Of God
05 - Why I Am
06 - Dive In
07 - Space Man
08 - Squirm
09 - Alligator Pie
10 - Seven
11 - Time Bomb
12 - Baby Blue
13 - You & Me

Lyrics:
Floatin' in the lower nine
Waitin' for a boat to throw me a line
See my Stella smile
Sittin' on a roof eatin' alligator pie
First day the water rise
Second day the sun is high
Third day Stella cries
'Cause night time's dark as a dead man's eyes

Lord
Tell me when help is gonna come
Stella said Daddy when you gonna put me in a song

Storm went right on by
Thanked the Lord everybody's alright
Don't mean to throw off a second line
But the devil broke the levee and left us here to die

Stella said Daddy when you gonna put me in a song

All the things we know and
Everything we hope for
All the things we wanted
Everything that was sure
Now there is a scar where
The old men used to be
The corner store and market
Where Stella used to sing to me
Grace is all I'm asking
When will Grace return
Grace is all I'm asking

Remember how it feels
Lazy days in the summertime
Then my Stella smiled
Stella said Daddy when you gonna put me in a song

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    • Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King (Deluxe Edition)
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Comments • 38

Sean O'Reilly
I like for sure. Feel free to look at my Dave Matthews cover if time permiits. thanks!
Christopher Jugloff
Actually the song is about how his daughter Grace is in a lot of their songs. His other daughter Stella actually did ask him to put her in a song. So it has nothing to do with hurricane Katrina. 
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mistadobalina29
correct
Gudrun Stadlbauer
genial :-) thx for the upload!
Dylan Friedrichsen
i like 1:51 to 2:14 the completely slowing down kinda sends a chill down my spine and i love it! i love this song!
weezer619
i need me some alligator pie.
stupidhatonthefloor3
Damn that's some honky tonk!
Garrett Ivey
Hahaha thats what I thought he said too lol
Garrett Ivey
Dude I like just now listened to this song all the way through its amazing, esspecialy when the tempo changes at 1:51
Rebecca Stephens
...wish I could dedicate to my Goat.. the way you did to you Gru Grux King...amen
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