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Ramblin' Round

Woody Guthrie
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[1941]
Parole di Woody Guthrie
Sulla melodia di "Goodnight, Irene" incisa da Leadbelly nel 1933.
Il brano si trova in parecchie raccolte, a partire da “Columbia River Ballads” (o “Columbia River Collection”)
Interpretata anche da Bob Dylan, Odetta e Barbara Dane.
Testo trovato su woodyguthrie.org

Columbia River Ballads
Ramblin' around your city,
Ramblin' around your town,
I never see a friend I know
As I go ramblin' 'round boys,
As I go ramblin' 'round.

My sweetheart and my parents
I left in my old hometown
I'm out to do the best I can
As I go ramblin' round

The peach trees they are loaded,
The limbs are bending down,
I pick 'em all day for a dollar,
As I go a ramblin' 'round boys,
As I go a ramblin' 'round.

Sometimes the fruit gets rotten
And falls upon the ground,
There's a hungry mouth for every peach
As I go a ramblin' 'round boys,
As I go a ramblin' 'round.

I wish that I could marry,
So I could settle down,
But I caint save a penny
As I go a ramblin' 'round boys,
As I go a ramblin' 'round.

My mother prayed that I would be
A man of some renown,
But I'm just a railroad bum
As I go a ramblin' 'round boys,
As I go a ramblin' 'round.

inviata da Bernart Bartleby - 19/2/2017 - 17:25


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