10 of Woody Guthrie's Songs/True Love

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DONT LIE TO ME

TRUE   LOVE
. . . . . . . . Woodie GuthrieCollected Version . . . . . . . . Woodie Guthrie

TRUE LOVE. TRUE LOVE.
DON'T LIE TO ME
TELL ME WHERE DID YOU SLEEP LAST NIGHT?
I SLEPT IN THE PINES10guthriesongs 14a.png
WHERE THE SUN NEVER SHINES
AND I SHIVVERED
WITH A COLD DEADLY COLD
 I WISH TO THE LORD
 I'D A NEVER BEEN BORN
 OR DIED WHEN I WAS YOUNG
 I NEVER WOULD A KISSED
 YOUR SWEET SWEET LIPS
 NOR HEARD YOUR RATTLING TONGUE
 10guthriesongs 14b.png 10guthriesongs 14c.pngTELL ME WHERE DID YOU GET
 THEM PRETTY LITTLE SHOES
 AND THE DRESS
 THAT YOU WEAR SO FINE
 I GOT MY SHOES
 FROM A RAILROAD MAN
 GOT MY DRESS
 FROM A DRIVER IN A MINE
THE LONGEST TRAIN10guthriesongs 14d.png
I EVER DID RIDE
IT WAS HUNDRED COACHES LONG
THE ONLY WOMAN
MY HEART EVER LOVED
SHE'S ON THAT TRAIN AND GONE
 10guthriesongs 14e.png THEM LONG STEEL RAILS
 THEM SHORT CROSS TIES
 AIN'T GOT NO END I KNOW
 THESE LONG STEEL RAILS
 THESE SHORT CROSS TIES
 I'M TRAMPLING
 MY WAY BACK HOME
LONGEST OLD TRAIN
IN THIS WHOLE WIDE WORLD
COME AROUND [1]JOE BROWN'S COAL MINE
HEADLIGHT COME AROUND
WHEN THE SUN COME UP
THE CABOOSE
WHEN THE SUN WENT DOWN
MY HUSBAND WAS
A RAILROAD MAN
KILLED A MILE AND A HALF
FROM HERE10guthriesongs 14g.png
I FOUND HIS HEAD
IN AN ENGINE WHEEL
BUT HIS BODY
THEY NEVER DID FIND
 TRUE LOVE TRUE LOVE
 TELL ME WHERE10guthriesongs 14h.png
 WILL YOU GO
 I'M GONNA GO
 WHERE THE COLD
 WINDS BLOW
 GONNA WEEP
 GONNA CRY
 GONNA MOAN
 GONNA SIGH
 GONNA DANCE
 IN MY GOOD TIME CLOTHES
YES MY HUSBAND WAS10guthriesongs 14i.png
A RAILROAD MAN
WAS THE BEST
IN THIS HIGH LONESOME WORLD
THE ONLY THING
THAT HE EVER DONE WRONG
WAS TO MISS10guthriesongs 14j.png
JUST ONE
LITTLE CURVE
 10guthriesongs 14f.png TRUE LOVE TRUE LOVE
 DON'T LIE TO ME
 TELL ME WHERE
 DID YOU SLEEP
 LAST NIGHT
 I SLEPT IN THE PINE
 WHERE THE SUNN
 NEVER SHINES
 AND I SHIVVERED
 WITH A COLD
 DEADLY COLD

10guthriesongs 14k.png

As you sing this song down along the years you will come to like it better and better. And every time you sing it you will sing it just a little bit different. Once of these days and nights you will (illegible text)

  1. Husband