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Big Tent Revival by Big Tent Revival  | CD Reviews And Information |

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01 . Thief In The Night
02 . Somethin' 'Bout Jesus
03 . Two Sets Of Jones'
04 . Count On You
05 . Jesus Is Your Friend
06 . Respect Yourself
07 . Where's The Passion
08 . Way It Ought To Be
09 . Faith Of A Little Seed
10 . Message From The King
11 . The Ballad Of Arlis Richards



"The Ballad Of Arlis Richards" Lyrics [edit]
by Big Tent Revival | from the album Big Tent Revival

Arlis Richards was a man Who lived among the blacks He was a crosstie walker With guitar on his back Barely educated Couldn't write his name But when he played his guitar Everybody sang: I have been set free Pain and misery No longer follow me I know Jesus! Just outside of Memphis Back in 52 Arlis was a ramblin The way that he would do Playing on his guitar Sitting in the shade People came to listen To the music that he made I have been set free Pain and misery No longer follow me I know Jesus! Some folks walked on by When they saw the color of his skin Others stayed and cried When they saw the man within. When his song was over Arlis went his way But some folks say revival Started that day

+ Entry lasted edited by TLillich on 05.28.12


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