De railroad bridge's
Language: English 
De railroad bridge's
A sad song in de air.
De railroad bridge's
A sad song in de air.
Ever time de trains pass 
I want to go somewhere.

Oh, I went down to de station.
Ma heart was in ma mouth.
Went down to de station,
Heart was in ma mouth.
Lookin' for a box car
To roll me to de South.

Homesick blues, Lawd, 
'S a terrible thing to have.
Homesick blues, Lawd, 
'S a terrible thing to have.
To keep from cryin',
I opens ma mouth an' laughs.

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This text was added to the website: 2004-01-11
Line count: 18
Word count: 90