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Millworker


by Taylor James. Buy album CD: Other Songs B - Y


Now my grandfather was a sailor
He blew in off the water
My father was a farmer
And I, his only daughter
Took up with a no good millworking man
From Massachusetts
Who dies from too much whiskey
And leaves me these three faces to feed
Millwork ain't easy
Millwork ain't hard
Millwork it ain't nothing
But an awful boring job
I'm waiting for a daydream
To take me through the morning
And put me in my coffee break
Where I can have a sandwich
And remember
Then it's me and my machine
For the rest of the morning
For the rest of the afternoon
And the rest of my life
Now my mind begins to wander
To the days back on the farm
I can see my father smiling at me
Swinging on his arm
I can hear my granddad's stories
Of the storms out on Lake Eerie
Where vessels and cargos and fortunes
And sailors' lives were lost
Yes, but it's my life has been wasted
And I have been the fool
To let this manufacturer
Use my body for a tool
I can ride home in the evening
Staring at my hands
Swearing by my sorrow that a young girl
Ought to stand a better chance
So may I work the mills just as long as I am able
And never meet the man whose name is on the label
it be me and my machine
For the rest of the morning
And the rest of the afternoon
Gone for the rest of my life



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Album: Other Songs B - Y Lyrics
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  1. Blossom
  2. Brighten Your Night With My Day
  3. Carolina in My Mind
  4. Chili Dog
  5. Circle Round the Sun
  6. Country Road
  7. Dance
  8. Day Tripper
  9. Dont Talk Now
  10. Everyday
  11. Fanfare
  12. Fire and Rain
  13. Fool for You
  14. Her Town Too
  15. Hey Mister, Thats Me up on the Jukebox
  16. Highway Song
  17. How Sweet It is
  18. Hymn
  19. Knocking Round the Zoo
  20. Let Me Ride
  21. Like Everyone She Knows
  22. Little David
  23. Lo and Behold
  24. Long Ago and Far Away
  25. Mescalito
  26. Millworker
  27. New Tune
  28. Night Owl
  29. Nobody but You
  30. Oh Susannah
  31. One Man Parade
  32. Rainy Day Man
  33. Riding on a Railroad
  34. Something in the Way She Moves
  35. Somethings Wrong
  36. Steamroller
  37. Steamroller Blues
  38. Sunny Skies
  39. Sunshine Sunshine
  40. Sweet Baby James
  41. Taking It In
  42. Thats Why Im Here
  43. The Blues is Just a Bad Dream
  44. Up on the Roof
  45. Wandering
  46. Womans Gotta Have It
  47. You Can Close Your Eyes
  48. Youve Got a Friend

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