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70 Miles

Chorus:
Seventy miles of wind and spray,
Seventy miles of water,
Seventy miles of open bay--
It's a garbage dump.

What's that stinky creek out there,
Down behind the slum's back stair
...

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A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

Oh, where have you been, my blue-eyed son?
And where have you been, my darling young one?
I've stumbled on the side of twelve misty mountains,
I've walked and I crawled on six crooked highways,
...

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A Little A This N' That

My grandma she can make a soup
With a little a this n that
She can feed the whole sloop group
With a little a this n that
Stone soup! You know the story
Stone soup! Who needs the glory?
Bu ...

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Abiyoyo

Once upon a time there was a little boy, who played a ukulele. He'd go around town: clink, clunk, CLONK! Of course, the grownups would be busy, and they'd say:

'Take that thing out of here. We're ...

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Adam The Inventor

Early in the morning,... just as the sun was rising,
Adam started inventing things... and the results were surprising.

Later in the morning,... the sun was getting higher,
Adam made a discover ...

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All Around The Kitchen

All around the kitchen! cocka-doodle-doodle doo
All around the kitchen! cocka-doodle-doodle doo

Now stop right still cocka-doodle-doodle doo
And put your hands on your hips cocka-doodle-doodle ...

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All Mixed Up

You know this language that we speak,
is part German, Latin and part Greek
Celtic and Arabic all in a heap,
well amended by the people in the street
Choctaw gave us the word 'okay';
'V ...

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All My Trials

I had a little book was given to me,
And every page spelled Liberty.
All my trials Lord, soon be over.

If religion were a thing that money could buy,
The rich would live and the poor would d ...

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Amen

Amen, amen
Amen, amen, amen.

See the little baby
Amen
Lying in the manager
Amen
On Christmas morning,
Amen, amen, amen.

See Him in the temple
Amen
Talking to the elders.
Amen ...

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And I Am Still Searching

And I'm still searching
Yes, I'm still searching
For a way we all can learn
To build a world
Where we all can share
The work the fun
The food the space
The joy the pain
And no one e ...

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Andorra

I want to go to Andorra, Andorra, Andorra,
I want to go to Andorra, it's a place that I adore,
They spent four dollars and ninety cents
On armaments and their defense,
Did you ever hear of suc ...

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Arrange And Re-Arrange

Just a few winters ago, I was out in the snow
Gettin' some fire wood to start the fire
'Cause we heated our house with wood
And I look at the sun peakin' up
Over the mountain, I had an idea fo ...

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Ballad Of The Fort Hood Three

Come all you brave Americans and listen unto me,
If you can spare five minutes in this 20th century,
I'll sing to you a story true as you will plainly see
It's about three U.S. soldiers they cal ...

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Banks Are Made Of Marble

I've traveled round this country
From shore to shining shore.
It really made me wonder
The things I heard and saw.

I saw the weary farmer,
Plowing sod and loam;
I heard the auction hamme ...

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Barbara Allen

Twas in the merry month of May
When green buds all were swelling,
Sweet William on his death bed lay
For love of Barbara Allen.

He sent his servant to the town
To the place where she was d ...

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Battle Of New Orleans

Well, in 18 and 14, we took a little trip
Along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty Missisip
We took a little bacon and we took a little beans
And we met the bloody British in the town of New O ...

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Be Kind To Your Parents

Be kind
To your parents
Though they
Don't deserve it
Remember
They're grown ups
A difficult stage
Of life

They're apt
To be nervous
And overexcited
Confused
From the daily st ...

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Beans, Bacon, And Gravy

I was born long ago, in eighteen ninety four
I've seen many a panic I will own
I've been hungry, I've been cold, and now I'm growin' old
But the worst I've seen is nineteen thirty one

Oh tho ...

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Belle Starr

Belle Starr, Belle Starr, tell me where you have gone
Since old Oklahoma's sand hills you did roam?
Is it heaven's wide streets that you're tying your reins
Or single footing somewhere below?

...

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Bells Of Rhymney

Oh what will you give me?
Say the sad bells of Rhymney.
Is there hope for the future?
Cry the brown bells of Merthyr.
Who made the mine owner?
Say the black bells of Rhondda.
And who robbe ...

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Black And White

Oh, the ink is black, the page is white
Together we learn to read and write
To read and write
And now a child can understand
This is the law of all the land
All the land

Chorus with chil ...

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Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair

Black is the color of my true love's hair
His face is like roses so fair
He's the prettiest face
And the neatest of hands
I love the ground on where he stands

Oh I love my love
And this ...

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Blow Ye Winds

'Tis advertised in Boston, New York, and Buffalo:
Five hundred brave Americans a-whalin' for to go.

Chorus:
Singing Blow ye winds in the morning,
Blow ye winds, high-ho!
Clear away your ru ...

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Bourgeois Blues

Me and my wife went all over town
And everywhere we went people turned us down
Lord, in a bourgeois town
It's a bourgeois town
I got the bourgeois blues
Gonna spread the news all around ...

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Buffalo Gals

As I was walking down the street
Down the street, down the street
A pretty girl I chanced to meet
And we danced by the light of the moon

Buffalo gals won't you come out tonight
Come out to ...

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Buffalo Skinners

'Twas in the town o' Jacksboro, in the spring o' seventy-three
A man by the name o' Crego come steppin' up to me
Said how d'you do young fellers, and how'd you like to go
And spend one summer pl ...

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Business

King Henry marched forth, a sword in his hand
Two thousand horsemen all at his command
In a fortnight the rivers ran red through the land
The year, fifteen hundred and twenty

The year is now ...

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C For Conscription

Well it's C for Conscription,
C for Capitol Hill.
C for Conscription,
C for Capitol Hill.
Hey, hey, hey
And it's C for the Congress
That passed that goddamn bill.

Yodellayee Yeow! hoo, ...

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Careless Love

Oh love, ooh love
Oh, careless love

Yes, oh love, oh love
Oh, careless love

Oh love oh, oh love
Oh love, oh, careless

How can't you see
What careless love, have done?

And it h ...

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Casey Jones

Casey Jones
Come all you rounders
If you want to hear
The story of a brave engineer
Casey Jones
Was the rounders name
On the big six wheeler
Boys he made his fame
Well the caller call ...

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Cement Octopus

Words and music by Malvina Reynolds
There's a cement octopus sits in Sacramento, I think,
Gets red tape to eat, gasoline taxes to drin,
And it grows by day and it grows by night
And it rolls ...

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Come All You Hardy Miners

Come all ya hardy miners and help us sing this song
Sung by some union men four hundred thousand strong
With John White our general, we'll fight without a gun
He'll lead us on to victory and six ...

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Cotton Mill Colic

When you go to work well you work like the devil
At the end of the week you're not on the level
Payday comes, you ain't got a penny
'Cause when you pay your bills you got so many

I'm a-gonna ...

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Deep Blue Sea

Deep Blue Sea, Baby, Deep Blue Sea (3x)
It was Willy what got drowned in the Deep Blue Sea

Dig his grave with a silver spade (3x)
It was Willy what got drowned in the Deep Blue Sea

Lower h ...

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Deliver The Goods

It's gonna take everybody to win this war,
The butcher and the baker and the clerk in the store,
The guys who sail the ships and the guys who run the trains,
And the farmer raising wheat upon th ...

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Deportee

The crops are all in, the peaches are rotting
The oranges piled in their creosote dumps
They're flying us back to the Mexican border
To pay all our money just to wade back again

Some of us a ...

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Die Gedanken Sind Frei

Die gedanken sind frei
My thoughts freely flower
Die gedanken sind frei
My thoughts give me power
No scholar can map them
No hunter can trap them
No man can deny
Die gedanken sind frei
...

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Do As The Doukhobors Do

There's a new tactic to use, my dear,
If you have a protest no one wants to hear,
Just attend a rally where the big shots meet
Strip to your hide and walk down the street.
Way up in Canada, ...

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Down-a-Down

Here's a song for one and all (down-a-down and down-a-down)
Here's a song for one and all (with a down)
Here's a song for one and all
About a man just two feet tall (with a-down, derry derry de ...

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Draft Dodger Rag

I'm just a typical American boy from a typical American town
I believe in God and Senator Todd and keeping old Castro down
And when it came my time to serve I knew better dead than red
But when ...

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East Virginia Blues

I was born and raised in East Virginia,
North Carolina I did go.
And there I met the fariest maiden,
Her name and age I do not know.

Well, her hair it was of a light-brown color,
Cheeks th ...

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Empty Pockets Blues

I never had a pocket full of money,
I never had a ruby red ring,
All I ever had was you, babe,
To sit and listen to me sing.
I've got those blues,
Those empty pockets blues.

I never had ...

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English Is Cuh-Ray-Zee

English is the most widely spoken language in the history of the planet.
One out of every seven human beings can speak or read it.
Half the world's books, 3/4 of the international mail are in Engl ...

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Erie Canal

I've got a mule and her name is Sal
Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal
She's a good old worker and a good old pal
Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal

We haul'd some barges in our day
Filled with ...

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Everybody's Got A Right To Live

We are down in Washington
Fighting against an age-old sin
Nothing but mass murder
Done by age-old men.

[Chorus:]
Everybody's got a right to live
Everybody's got a right to live
And bef ...

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False From True

When my songs turn to ashes on my tongue
When I look at the mirror and see I'm no longer young
Then I got to start again the job of separating false from true
And then I know, I know I need the ...

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Festival Of Flowers

One sudden warm day in June,
We drove far out in the country,
We parked our car along the highway,
And strolled across the meadows.

Just the two of us hand in hand,
Gathering armfuls of fl ...

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Foggy Dew

I was down the glen one Easter morn
To a city fair rode I.
There armed lines of marching men
In squadrons passed me by.
No pipe did hum, no battle drum did sound it's loud tattoo.
But the An ...

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Frankie And Johnny

Now Frankie and Johnny were sweethearts
Oh Lord, how they did love
Swore to be true to each other true as the stars above
He was her man but he wouldn't do her wrong.

Now Frankie went down t ...

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Franklin D.

Franklin D., listen to me
You ain't gonna send me 'cross the sea.
'Cross the sea, 'cross the sea
You ain't gonna send me 'cross the sea.

You may say it's for defense
But that kinda talk th ...

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Froggie Went A-Courtin'

Frog went a-courtin' and he did ride, uh-huh
Frog went a-courtin' and he did ride, uh-huh
Frog went a-courtin' and he did ride
With a sword and a pistol by his side, uh-huh.

Well he rode rig ...

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From Way Up Here

From way up here the earth looks very small,
It's just a little ball of rock and sea and sand,
No bigger than my hand.

From way up here the earth looks very small,
They shouldn't fight at al ...

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Garbage

Mister Thompson calls the waiter, orders steak and baked potato
(Then) he leaves the bone and gristle and he never eats the skin
The busboy comes and takes it, with a cough contaminates it
(And ...

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Garden Song

[Chorus:]
Inch by inch, row by row,
Gonna make this garden grow.
Gonna mulch it deep and low,
Gonna make it fertile ground.
Inch by inch, row by row,
Please bless these seeds I sow.
Plea ...

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Get Up And Go

How do I know my youth is all spent?
My get up and go has got up and went
In spite of it all, I'm able to grin
When I think of the places my get up has been

Old age is golden, I think I've h ...

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God Bless The Grass

By Malvina Reynolds
God bless the grass that grows through the crack.
They roll the concrete over it to try and keep it back.
The concrete gets tired of what it has to do,
It breaks and it ...

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Going Across The Mountains

I'm goin' across the mountains, oh fare ye well
Goin' 'cross the mountains, you can hear my banjo tell
Got my rations on my back, my powder it is dry
Goin' across the mountains, oh Chrissy don't ...

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Goodnight Irene

(Chorus:)
Irene goodnight,
Irene goodnight.
Goodnight, Irene, goodnight, Irene,
I'll see you in my dreams.

Sometimes I live in the country,
Sometimes I live in town.
Sometimes I take a ...

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Ground Hog

Whet up your axe and whistle up your dog, (repeat)
We're off to the woods to hunt groundhog, groundhog!

Old Joe Digger, Sam and Dave, (repeat)
Went a hog-huntin as hard as they could stay, gro ...

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Hard Times In The Mill

Every mornin' at half-past four
You hear the cooks hop on the floor
It's hard times in the mill my love
Hard times in the mill

Every morning just at five
Gotta get up, dead or alive
It's ...

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Harry Simms

Come and listen to my story, come and listen to my song
I will tell you of a hero, who's now dead and gone
I will tell you of a young boy, whose age was nineteen
He was the bravest union man, th ...

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Hayseed Like Me, A

I once was a tool of opression
As green as a sucker could be
And monopolies banded together
To beat a poor hayseed like me

The railroads and the old party bosses
Together did sweetly agree ...

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He Lies In The American Land

Ah, my God what is this land of America?
So many people travelling there
I will go too for I am still young
God the Lord will grant me good luck there

You, my wife stay here 'til you hear fr ...

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Henry My Son

You know it may seem hard to imagine
But once upon a time people didn't have
Any such thing as television, didn't have any radios
And if you wanted to have any music
You just had to make it yo ...

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Hobo's Lullaby

Go to sleep, you weary hobo
Watch the towns go drifting by
Can't you hear the rails a-singin'?
That's the hobo's lullaby

Don't you worry about tomorrow
Let tomorrows come and go
Tonight ...

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I Had A Rooster

I had a rooster, my rooster pleased me
I fed my rooster 'neath the greenberry tree
My little rooster went cocka doodle doo
Dee doodle-ee doodle-ee doodle-ee do.

I had a dog, my dog pleased m ...

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I'll Never Say Goodbye

Say goodbye,
Why, I can barley say goodbye.
If I can hardly take my eyes from yours,
How far can I go?

Walk away,
The thought would never cross my mind.
I couldn't turn my back on this s ...

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I've Been Working On The Railroad

I've been working on the railroad
All the livelong day
I've been working on the railroad
Just to pass the time away

Can't you hear the whistle blowing
Rise up so early in the morn
Can't ...

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If A Revolution Comes To My Country

If a revolution comes to my country
Let me remember now
I mean if bloody conflict rages
I better learn right now
How to catch and skin and cook a rat
How to boil a soup from weeds
And espe ...

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If I Had A Hammer

If I had a hammer, I'd hammer in the morning,
I'd hammer in the evening, all over this land,
I'd hammer out danger, I'd hammer out a warning,
I'd hammer out the love between my brothers and my s ...

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If This World Survives

If this world survives,
And every other day I think it might,
In good part it will be
Because of the great souls in our community.
There are a lot of them.
I've seen them walk
In lonely th ...

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In Dead Earnest

If I should die before I wake,
All my bone and sinew take
Put me in the compost pile
To decompose me for a while.

Worms, water, sun will have their way,
Returning me to common clay
All t ...

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It's A Long Haul

One day, one day (one day, one day),
I was walking along (I was walking along),
And I spied a little child (I spied a little child),
Just a-singing a song (just a-singing a song)

About hauli ...

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Jackaro

There was a wealthy merchant, in London he did dwell
He had a lovely daughter, the truth to you I'll tell
Oh, the truth to you I'll tell

Her sweethearts they were plentiful, she courted day an ...

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Jacob's Ladder

We are climbing Jacob's ladder,
We are climbing Jacob's ladder,
We are climbing Jacob's ladder,
Brothers, sisters, all.

Every rung goes higher and higher,
Every rung goes higher and higher ...

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Jarama Valley

There's a valley in Spain called Jarama
It's a place that we all know so well
It was there that we gave of our manhood
Where so many of our brave comrades fell

We are proud of the Lincoln Ba ...

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Jesse James

Jesse James was a lad
That killed many a man
He robbed the Glendale train
He stole from the rich
And he gave to the poor
He'd a hand and a heart and a brain

Well it was Robert Ford
Tha ...

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Joe Hill

I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night,
alive as you and me.
Says I 'But Joe, you're ten years dead'
'I never died' said he,
'I never died' said he.

'The Copper Bosses killed you Joe,
...

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John Brown's Body

John Brown's body lies a-moulderin' in the grave
John Brown's body lies a-moulderin' in the grave
John Brown's body lies a-moulderin' in the grave
But his soul goes marching on

The stars abo ...

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John Hardy

John Hardy was a desperate little man,
He carried two guns ev'ry day.
He shot down a man on that West Virginia line,
You oughta seen John Hardy gettin' away
You oughta seen John Hardy gettin' ...

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John Henry

John Henry was about three days old,
Sittin' on his papa's knee.
He picked up a hammer and a little piece of steel;
Said, 'Hammer's gonna be the death of me, Lord, Lord.
Hammer's gonna be the ...

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John Riley

As I went out one morning early,
To breathe the sweet and pleasant air,
Who should I spy but a fair young maiden;
She seemed to me like a lily fair.

I stepped to her add kindly asked her,
...

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John Riley

As I went out one morning early,
To breathe the sweet and pleasant air,
Who should I spy but a fair young maiden;
She seemed to me like a lily fair.

I stepped to her add kindly asked her,
...

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Keep Your Eyes On The Prize

Paul and Silas bound in jail
Had no money for to go their bail
Keep your eyes on the prize, hold on

Paul and Silas thought they was lost
Dungeon shook and the chains come off
Keep your eye ...

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Keep Your Eyes On The Prize

Paul and Silas bound in jail
Had no money for to go their bail
Keep your eyes on the prize, hold on

Paul and Silas thought they was lost
Dungeon shook and the chains come off
Keep your eye ...

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King Henry

King Henry marched forth, a sword in his hand
Two thousand horsemen all at his command
In a fortnight the rivers ran red through the land
The year fifteen hundred and twenty

The year it is n ...

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Kisses Sweeter Than Wine

When I was a young man I'd never been kissed;
I got to thinking about what I had missed.
I found a girl. I kissed her and then...
Oh lord, I kissed her again.

Oooooh, kisses sweeter than win ...

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Land Of A Thousand Songs

We visited a land of a thousand songs
Voices blending clearly
Each one seeming to say as it sang,
We love our country dearly.

We visited a land of a thousand songs
Every garden many shades ...

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Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream

Last night I had the strangest dream
I'd ever dreamed before
I dreamed the world had all agreed
To put an end to war

I dreamed I saw a mighty room
Filled with women and men
And the ...

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Last Train To Nuremberg

Last train to Nuremberg
Last train to Nuremberg
Last train to Nuremberg
All on board

Do I see Lieutenant Calley? Do I see Captain Medina?
Do I see Gen'ral Koster and all his crew?
Do I s ...

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Legs

When I had the legs of a strong young boy,
To run through the woods was all my joy.
I would run like a deer and jump like a goat
And a young boy's song rang in my throat.

[Chorus:]
I got t ...

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Let Them Wear Their Watches Fine

I lived in a town way down south
By the name of Buffalo
Worked in the mill with the rest of the trash
As we're often called you know

You factory folks who sing this rhyme
Will surely under ...

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Lisa Kalvelage

My name is Lisa Kalvelage, I was born in Nuremberg
And when the trials were held there nineteen years ago
It seemed to me ridiculous to hold a nation all to blame
For the horrors that the world ...

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Listen, Mister Bilbo

Listen, Mr. Bilbo, listen to me
I'll give you a lesson in history.
Listen and I'll show you that the foreigners you hate
Are the very same people made America great.

In 1492 just to see what ...

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Little Boxes

Little boxes on the hillside
Little boxes made of ticky tacky
Little boxes
Little boxes
Little boxes all the same
There's a green one and a pink one
And a blue one and a yellow one
And ...

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Little Fat Baby

Someday, you'll be able to walk
Someday, you'll be able to talk
No more diapers, you will wear pants
You'll be able to sing and dance
And then, oh then, oh then, oh then
I'll wish I had that ...

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Living In The Country

You know the guitar came to Europe with the gypsies 700 years ago
Spain brought the guitar to Mexico 400 years ago
U.S.A. picked a quarrel with Mexico and got Texas and California
And it also go ...

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Mail Myself To You

I'm gonna wrap myself in paper
I'm gonna daub myself with glue
Stick some stamps on the top of my head
I'm gonna mail myself to you

I'm gonna tie me up with a little red string
I'm gonna t ...

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Maple Syrup Time

First you get the buckets ready, clean the pans and gather firewood,
Late in the winter, it's maple syrup time.
You need warm and sunny days but still a cold and freezing nighttime
For just a fe ...

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Mary Don't You Weep

Oh Mary don't you weep for me
Oh Mary just you wait for me
The battle will soon be over
Oh Mary don't you weep

Jimmy sent a letter to his bride back home
For three long years now he's been ...

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Men Of Principle

Oh, I'm for open housing, yes I am,
I welcome every person to each town
(I'm Governor Brown)
We will open wide the gate in any other state.
Cause I'm for o-pen housing, sure I am.

Yes, int ...

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Michael Row The Boat Ashore

Michael, row the boat ashore, hallelujah.
Michael, row the boat ashore, hallelujah.

Michael's boat is a music boat, hallelujah
Michael's boat is a music boat, hallelujah

Michael, row the ...

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Midnight Special

One day, one day, Sir
I was walking along
I heard that special
Singing a lonesome song.

[Chorus:]
Oh, let the Midnight Special
Shine her light on me
Let the Midnight Special
Shine he ...

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Mill Mother's Lament

We leave our homes in the morning
We kiss our children goodbye
While we slave for the bosses
Our children scream and cry
And when we draw our money
Our grocery bills to pay
Not a cent to s ...

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Molly Malone

In Dublin's fair city, where the girls are so pretty
I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone
As she wheeled her wheelbarrow through streets broad and narrow
Crying cockles and mussels alive a- ...

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Mrs. McGrath

'Oh, Mrs. McGrath,' the sergeant said
'Would you like to make a soldier out of your son Ted
With a scarlett coat and a big cocked hat
Oh, Mrs. McGrath, wouldn't you like that?'

Choru ...

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My Children Are Seven In Number

My children are seven in number
We have to sleep four in a bed
I'm striking with my fellow workers
To get them more clothes and more bread

Shoes, shoes, we're striking for pairs of shoes
S ...

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My Dentist Has Tattooed Legs

My Dentist Has Tattooed Legs
He is so very boring
When I sit down in his chair
Soon I am loudly snoring.

He is a New Age Dentist Guy
He has his own website
Every word he utters is a lie
...

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My Father's Mansion's Many Rooms

My Father's mansion's many rooms
Have room for all of His children
As long as we do share His love
And see that all are free

And see that all are free to grow
And see that all are free to ...

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My Name Is Liza Kalvelage

My name is Lisa Kalvelage, I was born in Nuremberg
And when the trials were held there nineteen years ago
It seemed to me ridiculous to hold a nation all to blame
For the horrors that the world ...

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My Oklahoma Home Blowed Away

When they opened up the strip I was young and full of zip,
I wanted some place to call my own.
And so I made the race, and staked me out a place,
And settled down along the Cimarron.

It blow ...

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My Rainbow Race

One blue sky above us, one ocean lapping all our shore
One earth so green and round, who could ask for more?
And because I love you I'll give it one more try
To show my rainbow race, it's too so ...

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Never Wed An Old Man

Well an old man came courting me, hey ding-doorum dow
An old man came courting me, me being young
An old man came courting me, fain he would marry me
Maids when you're young never wed an old man ...

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Newspapermen

Oh, newspapermen meet such interesting people!
He knows the low-down (now it can be told).
I'll tell you quite reliably off the record
About some charming people I have known,
For I meet polit ...

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No Closing Chord

Don't play that closing chord for me, baby baby.
I want a wake to wake the dead.
Some rolling sounds with drums and rocking bass,
And my good comrades dancing...all around the place.

Don't p ...

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Odds on Favorite

To make a long, long story terse,
Be it blessing, be it curse.
The Lord designed the universe
With built in obsolescence.

Each twinkling little star and sun
Enjoys its own atomic run,
Explodin ...

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Of Time and Rivers Flowing

Of time and rivers flowing
The seasons make a song
And we who live beside her
Still try to sing along
Of rivers, fish, and men
And the season still a-coming
When she'll run clear again.

So ma ...

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Oh, Had I a Golden Thread

Oh, had I a golden thread
And a needle so fine
I would weave a magic strand
Of rainbow design, of rainbow design
In it I'd weave the bravery
Of women giving birth
And in it I would weave the inn ...

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Old Devil Time

Old devil time, I'm gonna fool you now
Old devil time, you'd like to bring me down
When I feel low, my lovers gather round
And help me rise to fight you one more time
Old devil pain, you've often ...

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Passing Through

Passing through, passing through,
Sometimes happy, sometimes blue.
Glad that I ran into you;
Tell the people that you saw me passing through.

I saw Adam leave the garden
With an apple in his ha ...

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Peg and Awl

In the days of eighteen and one
Peg and awl
In the days of eighteen and one
Peg and awl
In the days of eighteen and one
Peggin' shoes was all I done
Hand me down my pegs my pegs my pegs my awl
...

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Pittsburgh Town

Pittsburgh town is a smoky ol' town, Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh town is a smoky ol' town, Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh town is a smoky ol' town
Solid iron from McKeesport down
Pittsburgh, Lord God, Pittsburgh ...

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Pretty Boy Floyd

Gather round me children
A story I will tell
About pretty boy Floyd, the outlaw
Oklahoma knew him well
‘Twas in the town of Shawnee
On a Saturday afternoon
With his wife beside him in a wagon
I ...

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Put Your Finger in the Air

Put your finger in the air, in the air
Put your finger in the air, in the air
Put your finger in the air, and hold it right up there
Put your finger in the air, in the air

Put your finger on you ...

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Queen Anne Front

When Great Grandfather was a gay young man
And Great Grandmother was his bride
They found a lot, a jolly little spot
Over on the old North Side
It sloped down toward the river, from River Avenue
...

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Raggedy

Raggedy, raggedy are we
Just as raggedy as raggedy can be
We don't get nothin' for our labor
So raggedy, raggedy are we

(Hungry!)
Hungry, hungry are we
Just as hungry as hungry can be
We don' ...

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River of My People

There's a river of my people
And its flow is swift and strong,
Flowing to some mighty ocean,
Though its course is deep and long.
Flowing to some mighty ocean,
Though its course is deep and long.
...

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Roll Down the Line

Way back yonder in Tennessee
They leased the convicts out
Set them workin' in the mine
Against free labor stout
Free labor rebelled against it
To win it took some time
But when the lease was in ...

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Round and Round Hitler's Grave

I wish I had a bushel,
I wish I had a peck,
I wish I had a rope to tie
Around old Hitler's neck.

[Chorus (after each verse):]
Hey! Round and round Hitler's grave,
Round and round we'll g ...

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Sailing down My Golden River

Sailing down my golden river,
Sun and water all my own,
Yet I was never alone.

Sun and water, old life givers,
I'll have them where e'er I roam,
And I was not far from home.

Sunlight glancin ...

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Seven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat

Seven cent cotton an' a forty cent meat
How in the world can a poor man eat?
Flour up high and cotton down low
How in the world can we raise the dough?
Clothes worn out, shoes run down
Ol' slouch ...

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Snow snow

Snow, snow, falling down;
Covering up my dirty old town.

Covers the garbage dump, covers the holes,
Covers the rich homes, and the poor souls,
Covers the station, covers the tracks,
Covers the ...

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Solidarity Forever

When the union's inspiration through the workers' blood shall run,
There can be no power greater anywhere beneath the sun;
Yet what force on earth is weaker than the feeble strength of one,
But the ...

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State of Arkansas

My name is Terry Roberts,
From Little Rock I come.
I went down to the schoolhouse,
The place they kept me from.
I went down to that schoolhouse,
And this is what I saw...
State troopers with ste ...

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Talking Atom

Well, I'm gonna preach you a sermon 'bout Old Man Atom,
I don't mean the Adam in the Bible datum.
I don't mean the Adam that Mother Eve mated,
I mean that thing that science liberated.
Einstein sa ...

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Talking Union

If you want higher wages, let me tell you what to do;
You got to talk to the workers in the shop with you;
You got to build you a union, got to make it strong,
But if you all stick together, now, ‘ ...

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The Bells of Rhymney

Oh what will you give me, say the sad bells of Rhymney
Is there hope for the future, say the brown bells of Merthyr
Who made the mine owner, say the black bells of Rhondda
And who robbed the miner, ...

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The Blind Fiddler

I lost my eyes in the blacksmith shop in the year of fifty-six
While dusting out a t-flange, which was out of fix
It bounded from the tongs, and there concealed my doom
I am a blind fiddler, and fa ...

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The Death of Harry Simms

Come and listen to my story, come and listen to my song
I will tell you of a hero, who's now dead and gone
I will tell you of a young boy, whose age was nineteen
He was the bravest union man, that ...

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The Fox

The fox went out to the chase one night
Prayed to the moon to give him light
He had many a mile to go that night
Before he reached the town-o, town-o town-o,
Many a mile to go that night before he ...

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The Greenland Fisheries

When the whale gets striked and the line run down
And the whale makes a flunder with his tail
And the boat capsized and I lost my darlin' man
No more no more Greenland for you brave boys
No more n ...

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The People Are Scratching

Come fill up your glasses and set yourselves down.
I'll tell you a story of somebody's town.
It isn't too near and it's not far away.
It's not a place where I'd want to stay.

Now the people are ...

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The Water Is Wide

The water is wide, I cannot cross over,
And neither have I wings to fly,
Give me a boat that can carry two,
And both shall row - my love and I.

A ship there was, and she sails the sea,
She's lo ...

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This Land Is Your Land

As I went walking that ribbon of highway
I saw above me that endless skyway
I saw below me that golden valley
This land was made for you and me

This land is your land and this land is my land
F ...

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This Land Is Your Land (prelude)

As I went walking that ribbon of highway
I saw above me that endless skyway
I saw below me that golden valley
This land was made for you and me

This land is your land and this land is my land
F ...

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This Old Man

This old man, he played one,
He cut back in Washington,
With a knick Knack paddy whack,
Give the dog a bone,
This old man should go back home.

This old man, he played two,
He is doing it to me ...

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To My Old Brown Earth

To my old brown earth
And to my old blue sky
I'll now give these last few molecules of 'I.'

And you who sing,
And you who stand nearby,
I do charge you not to cry.

Guard well our human cha ...

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Tomorrow Is a Highway

Tomorrow is a highway broad and fair,
And we are the many who'll travel there.
Tomorrow is a highway broad and fair,
And we are the workers who'll build it there;
And we will build it there.

Co ...

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Turn, Turn, Turn

To everything (turn, turn, turn)
There is a season (turn, turn, turn)
And a time for every purpose under heaven.

A time to be born, a time to die
A time to plant, a time to reap
A time to kill, ...

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TVA Song

My name is Terry Roberts
From Arkinsas I come
I went down to the school
The place they keep me from.
I went down to the school house
And this is what I saw....
State troopers with steel helmets
...

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Union Maid

There once was a union maid, she never was afraid
Of goons and ginks and company finks and the deputy sheriffs who made the raid.
She went to the union hall when a meeting it was called,
And when t ...

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Waist Deep in the Big Muddy

It was back in nineteen forty-two,
I was a member of a good platoon.
We were on maneuvers in-a Loozianna,
One night by the light of the moon.
The captain told us to ford a river,
That's how it al ...

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Walking Down Death Row

Walkin' down death row
I sang for three men destined for the chair
Walkin' down death row
I sang of lives and loves in other years
Walkin' down death row
I sang of hopes that used to be
Through ...

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Wasn't That a Time

Our fathers bled at Valley Forge.
The snow was red with blood,
Their faith was warm at Valley Forge,
Their faith was brotherhood.

[Chorus:]
Wasn't that a time, wasn't that a time,
A time to tr ...

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We Shall Overcome

We shall overcome,
We shall overcome,
We shall overcome, some day.

Oh, deep in my heart,
I do believe
We shall overcome, some day.

We'll walk hand in hand,
We'll walk hand in hand,
We' ...

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Well May the World Go

Well may the world go,
The world go, the world go,
Well may the world go,
When I'm far away.

Well may the skiers turn,
The swimmers churn, the lovers burn
Peace, may the generals learn
When I ...

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What Did You Learn in School Today?

What did you learn in school today,
Dear little boy of mine?
What did you learn in school today,
Dear little boy of mine?

I learned that Washington never told a lie.
I learned that soldiers nev ...

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Where Have All the Flowers Gone

Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing?
Where have all the flowers gone, long time ago?
Where have all the flowers gone?
Young girls picked them, ev'ry one.
When will they ever learn? ...

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Which Side Are You On

Come all you good workers,
Good news to you I'll tell
Of how the good old union
Has come in here to dwell.
CHORUS:
Which side are you on?
Which side are you on?
Which side are you on?
Which si ...

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Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues

Ol' man seargent sittin' at the desk
The damn ol' fool won't give us no rest
He'd take the nickels off a dead man's eyes
To buy a Coca-Cola an' a eskimo pie

I got the blues, I got the blues
I g ...

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