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Dust Can't Kill Me, song lyrics

Song: Dust Can't Kill Me
Lyrics: Woody Guthrie(1)

Music: Woody Guthrie(1)
Year: 1938
Genre: Folk
Country: USA


That old dust storm killed my baby,
But it can't kill me, Lord,
And it can't kill me.

That old dust storm killed my family,
But it can't kill me, Lord,
And it can't kill me.
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That old landlord got my homestead,
But he can't get me, Lord,
And he can't get me.

That old dry spell killed my crop, boys,
But it can't kill me, Lord,
And it can't kill me.
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That old tractor got my home, boys,
But it can't get me, Lord,
And it can't get me.

That old tractor run my house down,
But it can't get me down,
And it can't get me.

That old pawn shop got my furniture,
But it can't get me, Lord,
And it can't get me.

That old highway's got my relatives,
But it can't get me, Lord,
And it can't get me.
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That old dust might kill my wheat, boys,
But it can't kill me, Lord,
And it can't kill me.

I have weathered a-many a dust storm,
But it can't get me, boys,
And it can't kill me.

That old dust storm, well, it blowed my barn down,
But it can't blow me down,
And it can't blow me down.

That old wind might blow this world down,
But it can't blow me down,
It can't kill me.

That old dust storm's killed my baby,
But it can't kill me, Lord,
And it can't kill me.


Notes:

1 - Woody Guthrie biography.

2 - The 1930's Dust Bowl from Trey Dunn, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, USA

3 - More on the Dust Bowl from the Encyclopedia of the Great Plains, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.