10 of Woody Guthrie's Songs/This Land

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THIS LAND
Words and music by: W.W. Woody Guthrie

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    AS8 I8 WAS8 WAL4 -- KING8 THIS8 RIB16 -- BON16 OF8 HIGH4 -- WAY8 
    I8 SEE8 A8 -- BOVE4 ME8 THIS8 END8 -- LESS8 SKY4 -- WAY8 
    AND8 ALL8 A8 -- ROUND4 ME8 THE8 WIND8 KEEPS8 SAY4 -- ING2 
    THIS8 LAND8 IS8 MADE8 FOR8 YOU8 AND8 ME2.
  }
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CHORUS:
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This land is your land. This land is my land.
From the redwood forest to the New York island
The Canadian mountain to the Gulf Stream waters
This land is made for you and me.

10guthriesongs 08c.png As I go walking this ribbon of highway
I see above me this endless skyway
And all around me the wind keeps saying:
This land is made for you and me.

I roam and I ramble and I follow my footsteps
Till I come to the sands of her mineral desert
The mist is lifting and the voice is saying:
This land is made for you and me.

10guthriesongs 08d.png  Where the wind is blowing I go a strolling
 The wheat field waving and the dust a rolling
 The fog is lifting and the wind is saying:
 This land is made for you and me.

 Nobody living can ever stop me
As I go walking my freedom highway
Nobody living can make me turn back
This land is made for you and me.

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