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Subject: dusty boxcar wall|
Date: 18 Jul 99 - 01:38 PM
Can anyone get me the lyrics to "Dusty Boxcar Wall" by Eric Anderson?
Subject: lyrics Dusty boxcar wall by Eric Anderson|
Date: 27 Jul 99 - 10:48 PM
I'm looking for the lyrics to Eric Anderson's "Dusty boxcar wall" A real driving song with some great strumming. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Joel
Subject: Lyr Add: DUSTY BOXCAR WALL (from Eilen Jewell)|
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 07 Dec 11 - 10:40 PM
These lyrics are copied from InsurgentCountry.net, but I also checked them against a recording at Spotify and edited them a bit.
DUSTY BOXCAR WALL
As sung by Eilen Jewell on "Letters from Sinners & Strangers" (2007)
CHORUS: Well, I'm goin' away, my baby.
I'm gonna leave you, honey, now.
Well, that train passed by when you lay sleepin'.
I'm gonna write you a letter on a dusty boxcar wall.
1. Well, the only two things a gambler needs
Are a suitcase and a trunk,
And the only time that he's satisfied
Is when he's on the drunk. CHORUS
2. I once loved a boy in Cincinnati.
I loved a boy in sunny Tennessee.
Well, a city boy will fill your heart with sadness,
But a country boy's as good as he can be. CHORUS
Subject: Lyr Add: DUSTY BOXCAR WALL (Eric Andersen)|
Date: 07 Dec 11 - 10:53 PM
These are the lyrics as sung by Eric on his album "Today is the Highway"
Dusty Boxcar Wall
I'm going away my baby,
I'm gonna leave you pretty gal
For a train passed by while you lay sleeping
I'll write you a letter on a dusty boxcar wall
I once had a love in old Kentucky
I once had a love in sunny Tennessee
But a New York gal brought me pain and sadness
Now I'm here as lonely as I can be
City women bring you grief and sorrow
Country girls are as sweet as they can be
City women are as cold as they are shallow
But a country girl's love is as deep as the deep blue sea
Oh when I die and go to heaven
That'll be tha last train ride I'll ever see
They'll put a silver spike upon my gravestone
And my casket beneath a weeping willow tree