It's a-many a man I have seen in my day,
Who lived just to labor his whole life away.
Like a fiend with his dope and a drunkard his wine,
A man will have lust for the lure of the mines.
Dark as a Dungeon-The Chieftans w/Vince Gill
Written by Merle Travis
From the album Down The Old Plank Road-The Nashville Sessions