South Carolina (Hello EP)

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song name South Carolina
artist John Linnell
releases State Songs (EP)
year 1994
run time 3:45
sung by John Linnell


  • A song about getting rich the classic American way: getting hurt—here, in a bicycle accident—and suing the offender.
  • This is the same recording as the album version, with different mixing.
  • Allusion is made to the Hammerstein/Kern song "Ol' Man River", which has the line "Tote dat barge, lift dat bale".

Song Themes

Accidents, Addiction, Compulsion, Bodily Mutilation, Colors, Food, French, Heads, Language, Letters Of The Alphabet, Medical, Occupations, References To Other Songs Or Musicians, Shapes, Tableware, Upside Down, US States


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