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Blowin' Down This Road, song lyrics

Song: I'm Blowin' Down This Road (I Ain't Gong To Be Treated This Way)
Lyrics: Woody Guthrie(1)

Music: Woody Guthrie(1)
Year: 1940 or earlier(1)
Genre: Folk
Country: USA


I'm blowin' down this old dusty road,
I'm a-blowin' down this old dusty road,
I'm a-blowin' down this old dusty road, Lord, Lord,
An' I ain't a-gonna be treated this a-way.

I'm a-goin' where the water taste like wine,
I'm a-goin' where the water taste like wine,
I'm a-goin' where the water taste like wine, Lord,
An' I ain't a-gonna be treated this way.
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I'm a-goin' where the dust storms never blow,
I'm a-goin' where them dust storms never blow,
I'm a-goin' where them dust storms never blow, blow, blow,
An' I ain't a-gonna be treated this way.

They say I'm a dust bowl refugee,
Yes, they say I'm a dust bowl refugee,
They say I'm a dust bowl refugee, Lord, Lord,
An' I ain't a-gonna be treated this way.
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I'm a-lookin' for a job at honest pay,
I'm a-lookin' for a job at honest pay,
I'm a-lookin' for a job at honest pay, Lord, Lord,
An' I ain't a-gonna be treated this way.

My children need three square meals a day,
Now, my children need three square meals a day,
My children need three square meals a day, Lord,
An' I ain't a-gonna be treated this way.

It takes a ten dollar shoe to fit my feet,
It takes a ten dollar shoe to fit my feet,
It takes a ten dollar shoe to fit my feet, Lord, Lord,
An' I ain't a-gonna be treated this way.

Your a two dollar shoe hurts my feet,
Your two dollar shoe hurts my feet,
Yes, your two dollar shoe hurts my feet, Lord, Lord,
An' I ain't a-gonna be treated this way.
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I'm a-goin' down this old dusty road,
I'm blowin' down this old dusty road,
I'm a-blowin' down this old dusty road, Lord, Lord,
An' I ain't a-gonna be treated this way.

Notes:

1 - First recorded on the Victor record 26619-B, April 26, 1940.

2 - Woody Guthrie biography.