10 of Woody Guthrie's Songs/True Love

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DONT LIE TO ME

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


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    TRUE4 LOVE2 TRUE4 LOVE2 DON'T4 LIE2 TO4 ME2 
    TELL8 ME8 WHERE2 DID8 YOU8 SLEEP2 LAST4 NIGHT2. -- ?2 
    I4 SLEPT2 IN8 THE8 PINES2 WHERE8 THE8 SUN2 NEV8 -- ER8 SHINES2 
    AND8 I8 SHIV8 -- VERED4. WITH8 A8 COLD2 DEAD8 -- LY8 COLD2. _2
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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.png10guthriesongs 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.pngThem 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.pngTrue 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