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Steamboat row


by Stealers Wheel. Buy album CD: Ferguslie Park


(Rafferty)

My daddy was a miner, said there was nothing finer
Than an Irishman who worked an honest day.
From Steamboat Row, in rain or shine, he'd make his way down to the mine,
Along the dusty road he'd travel,
Fifteen miles to get there, fifteen miles to go,
Fifteen miles back home again, home to Steamboat Row.

He used to tell about the time he got hurt down in the mine,
He said he'd never go back down again.
But in his heart he knew he would, he did the only thing he could,
Kept on walkin' down that road,
Fifteen miles to get there, fifteen miles to go,
Fifteen miles back home again, home to Steamboat Row.

But when he took to drinkin' we knew that he was thinkin',
That his days were quickly coming to an end.
He'd only speak of Steamboat Row, he said someday we ought to go,
And walk along that dusty road,
Fifteen miles to get there, fifteen miles to go,
Fifteen miles back home again, home to Steamboat Row.


Gerry Rafferty & Joe Egan: Their songs, voices, guitars, pianos, mandolins and kazoos – and featuring their organs
Peter Robinson: Piano, Electric Piano, Hammond Organ, Pipe Organ, Synthesizer & Chimes
Gary Taylor: Electric Bass and Mini-Moog
Joe Jammer: Electric Guitar
Andrew Steele: Drums, Tambourines, Congas, Triangle, Chimes, Maracas, Wood Blocks, Cowbell, Claves and Jawbones
Bernie Holland: Electric Guitar
Chris Neale: Harmonica
Corky Hale: Harp
Chris Mercer: Tenor Sax
Steve Gregory: Tenor Sax
Mike Stoller: Electric Harpsichord
Strings arranged by Richard Hewson
Horns arranged by Mike Stoller



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Album: Ferguslie Park (1974) Lyrics
cd Buy "Ferguslie Park" CD
  1. Good businessman
  2. Star
  3. Wheelin'
  4. Waltz (you know it makes sense)
  5. What more could you want
  6. Over my head
  7. Blind faith
  8. Nothing's gonna change my mind
  9. Steamboat row
  10. Back on my feet again
  11. Who cares?
  12. Everyone’s agreed that everything will turn out fine

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