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MY RAMBLIN' BOY

(CHORUS) AND HERE'S TO YOU MY RAMBLIN' BOY,
MAY ALL YOUR RAMBLIN' BRING YOU JOY. AND HERE'S TO YOU MY RAMBLIN'
BOY, MAY ALL YOUR RAMBLIN' BRING YOU JOY. (VERSE) HE WAS A MAN AND A
FRIEND ALWAYS, HE STUCK WITH ME IN THE HARD OLD DAYS. HE NEVER
CARED IF I HAD NO DOUGH, WE RAMBLED 'ROUND IN THE RAIN AND SNOW.
(REPEAT CHORUS) IN TULSA TOWN WE CHANCED TO STRAY, WE THOUGHT WE'D
TRY WORK FOR ONE DAY. THE BOSS SAID HE HAD ROOM FOR ONE. SAYS MY
OLD PAL, "WE'D RATHER BUM." (REPEAT CHORUS) LATE ONE NIGHT IN A
JUNGLE CAMP, THE WEATHER IT WAS COLD AND DAMP. HE GOT THE CHILLS
AND HE GOT THEM BAD. THEY TOOK THE ONLY FRIEND I HAD. (REPEAT
CHORUS) HE LEFT ME HERE TO RAMBLE ON, MY RAMBLIN' PAL, HE'S DEAD
AND GONE. IF WHEN WE DIE, WE GO SOMEWHERE, I'LL BET YOU A DOLLAR
HE'S RAMBLIN' THERE. (REPEAT CHORUS)

Submitter comment: THIS SONG WAS WRITTEN BY TOM PAXTON BUT WAS TAUGHT TO ME BY FOUR
DIFFERENT PEOPLE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ballad Epic
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Song

Date learned: CA03001974

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