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Wheat Kings Lyrics

Sundown in the Paris of the prairies
Wheat kings have all their treasures buried
And all you hear are the rusty breezes
Pushing around the weather vane Jesus

In his Zippo lighter, he sees the killer's face
Maybe it's someone standing in a...

  1. anonymous
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    Sep 30th 2011 report

    Song is about a seventeen year old from winnipeg that spent twentyfour years in prison for a murder he didnt commit. If he would have plead guilty he would have got eight years. He pleaded his innocence, was found guilty and then was released twentyfour years later when DNA evidence was made available. Milgard was his name.

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