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Dave Matthews Band feat Warren Haynes - Cortez The Killer - Live 2003

This comes from Dave Matthews Band concert recorded originally in New York City's Central Park. It has been released as a DVD:

From the official website:

"The Central Park Concert CD captures Dave Matthews Band in one of their finest moments. Known as "The AOL Concert for Public Schools" this benefit concert, a show staged on Central Park's Great Lawn 09.24.03, is available as a TRIPLE CD SET. The Concert in Central Park in front of the band's largest audience to-date has a vibrant energy and enthusiasm that is a treat to hear and see. Also available in DVD.


He came dancing across the water

With his galleons and guns

Looking for a new world

A palace in the sun

On the shore lay Montezuma

With his cocoa leaves and pearls

In his halls he often wondered

The secrets of the worlds

Oh, and his subjects gathered round him

Like leaves around a tree

In their clothes of many colors

For the angry gods to see

And the women all were beautiful

And the men stood straight and strong

They offered life in sacrifice

So that others could go on

Hate was just a legend

And war was never known

The people worked together

And they lifted many stones

They carried them to the flat-lands

And they died along the way

They built up with their bare hands

What we still can't build today

And I know she’s living there

And she loves me to this day

I can still remember when

Or how I lost my way

Cortez, Cortez

He came dancing across the water, Cortez, Cortez

Dancing across the water[x2]

Cortez, Cortez

Dancing across the water[x3]

He came dancing across the water

Cortez, Cortez

Dancing across the water[x2]

Dancing across

He came dancing across the water


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