Road To Armageddon

Lyrics: David Nelson
Music: David Nelson

As I proposed a toast to the eau de vie
The party wound into a regular spree
They took to scuffling for no good reason
Was the whole lot of verses made
As if I wanted to see
The road to Armageddon

It’s like they say, when the cat’s away
The village weasel is a king for a day
He’s trying on the royal silk chambray
And it’s an unbecoming matinee
Gonna be hell to pay
Down at Armageddon

You get no choice between a tooth and nail
The fix is in, yeah, the check’s in the mail
Buzz along down to the pale horizon
Or go directly to jail
Be ready to ride the rail
Heading for Armageddon

In preparation for the latest crusade
A charter member of the local brigade
Was getting down upon his knees to pray
Just before they overheard him say
Somebody show me the way
To get to Armageddon

They’re taking title to the wild frontier
In spite of everything that seems unclear
The underwriter’s disappeared
With a foreign premier
No one interfere
Another new volunteer
Heading for Armageddon

You get no choice between a tooth and nail
The fix is in, yeah, the check’s in the mail
Buzz along down to the pale horizon
Or go directly to jail
Be ready to ride the rail
Heading for Armageddon

They put a hurtin’ on the working man
About as much as anybody can stand
The chicken’s kicking out the do-re-mi
But then there’s nothing left in the frying pan
And nowhere to take a stand
Instead of Armageddon

Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     1999 Visions Under The Moon David Nelson Band


 


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