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Walt Whitman´s Niece


by Woody Guthrie. Buy album CD: Other Songs POS - W


Last night or the night before that,
I won´t say which night
A seaman friend of mine,
I´ll not say which seaman,
Walked up to a big old building,
I won´t say which building,
And would not have walked up the stairs,
Not to say which stairs,
If there had not been two girls,
Leaving out the names of those two girls.
I recall a door, a big long room,
I´ll not tell which room,
I remember a big blue rug,
But I can´t say which rug,
A girl took down a book of poems,
Not to say which book of poems
And as she read I laid my head,
And I can´t tell which head,
Down in her lap, and I can mention which lap

My seaman buddy and girl moved off
After a couple of pages and there I was,
All night long, laying and listening
And forgetting the poems.
And as well as I could recall,
Or my seaman could recollect,
My girl had told us that she was a niece
Of Walt Whitman, but not which niece,
And it takes a night and a girl
And a book of this kind
A long long time to find it's way back




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Album: Other Songs POS - W Lyrics
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  1. Post War Breakout
  2. Put Your Finger In The Air
  3. Race You Down The Mountain
  4. Remember The Mountain Bed
  5. Riding In My Car
  6. Riding In My Car (Car Song)
  7. Roll On Columbia
  8. Sally, Don't You Grieve
  9. Secret Of The Sea
  10. She Came Along To Me
  11. Ship In The Sky
  12. Slipknot (Hangknot, Slipknot)
  13. So Long -- It's Been Good To Know Yuh
  14. Springfield Mountain
  15. Talking Blues
  16. Talking Dust Bowl Blues
  17. Talking Dust Bowl Blues (Alternate Take)
  18. Talking Merchant Marine
  19. Talking Subway
  20. The Dying Doctor
  21. The Dying Miner
  22. The Farmer-Labor Train
  23. The Gambler
  24. The Great Dust Storm (Dust Storm Disaster)
  25. The Ladies' Auxiliary
  26. The Many And The Few
  27. The Unwelcome Guest
  28. This Morning I Am Born Again
  29. Tom Joad
  30. Tom Joad (Part 1)
  31. Tom Joad (Part 2)
  32. Union Burying Ground
  33. Union Maid
  34. Union Maid (Excerpt)
  35. Vigilante Man
  36. Waiting At The Gate
  37. Wake Up
  38. Walt Whitman´s Niece
  39. Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key

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