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Lyr Req: Georgia on a Fast Train (Billy Joe Shaver

24 Sep 98 - 12:54 PM (#39218)
Subject: I have one line , of a GUY CLARK tune HELP
From: EINNOR

The line is , I`m going to Texas on a slow train honey,


24 Sep 98 - 01:23 PM (#39223)
Subject: RE: I have one line , of a GUY CLARK tune HELP
From: Dave T.

Einnor
I haven't searched in the database. It might be there. If not I think I have version of this on the latest BR549 CD. I'm at work now, but I'll re-visit this thread when I get home and see if you've got an answer. If not I'll try to post the lyrics.
Dave T


24 Sep 98 - 10:57 PM (#39296)
Subject: RE: I have one line , of a GUY CLARK tune HELP
From: Dave T

Sorry...The BR549 song is a different one. However, you've got me curious now and since I'm a Guy Clark fan I'll have to go searching. Hope to find the song soon and will post it if I do.
Dave T


25 Sep 98 - 03:12 PM (#39367)
Subject: RE: I have one line , of a GUY CLARK tune HELP
From: Einnor

I have put alot of effort myself into finding it. I WISH NOW THAT i had written it all out when it was on CMT. Now that one of lifes little tricks makes a song so desciptive Icould use it for my own. The refrain from memory goes I'm going to Texas on a slow train honey. And I don't think you understand. I've got a good Christian raisin and an eighth grade education. And I don't think you aught to be a treatin me this way


25 Sep 98 - 03:51 PM (#39373)
Subject: RE: I have one line , of a GUY CLARK tune HELP
From: Joe Offer

Well, Einnor, I hate to see you frustrated like this. Click here and see if the song you're looking for just might be Billy Joe Shaver's "Georgia on a Fast Train." I know it's the wrong state and the wrong speed for the train, but I searched Cowpie for "education" and came up with this line:
Got a good Christian raisin' and an eighth grade education
So, is that the song?
Click here for a RealAudio clip of Billy Joe Shaver's recording of the song.
-Joe Offer-


26 Sep 98 - 12:08 AM (#39433)
Subject: RE: I have one line , of a GUY CLARK tune HELP
From: Dave T

Einnor, I think Joe might be right. I haven't had any luck finding the Guy Clark tune. I did go back and check that BR5-49 CD and the song, "Georgia On A Fast Train " by Billy Joe Shaver is on it. The words sure sound right. Let us know if this is the song you've been looking for.
Dave T


26 Sep 98 - 09:46 AM (#39487)
Subject: RE: I have one line , of a GUY CLARK tune HELP
From: Einnor

I was going entirely by memory to reconstruct the tune. I guess I'll play the dickens out of what I have. Maybe put some changes for my own aplication. Thanks alot.


26 Sep 98 - 07:56 PM (#39535)
Subject: RE: I have one line , of a GUY CLARK tune HELP
From: Gene

Sammi Smith recorded-
I've Been To Georgia On A Fast Train - in 1978
Which was written by Billy Ed Wheeler
As was noted in an earlier post
TNN showed the video of it 1991-
on a program called-
COUNTRY STANDARD TIME.
Which featured songs and interviews
With hundreds of Country Stars of Yesteryear.


27 Sep 98 - 12:58 AM (#39588)
Subject: RE: I have one line , of a GUY CLARK tune HELP
From: Gene

* CLICK HERE *

To hear another version of
Georgia On A Fast Train


* CLICK HERE *
For lyrics to this version.


27 Sep 98 - 03:08 AM (#39600)
Subject: RE: I have one line , of a GUY CLARK tune HELP
From: Craig

Gene, Thanks! I'm with a group doing a show and we're singing Roy Rogers' and Dale Evans' "Happy Trails to You" as the closing song The site you sent me to has the full version which none of us could recall. Again thank you.

Craig


27 Sep 98 - 01:33 PM (#39639)
Subject: RE: I have one line , of a GUY CLARK tune HELP
From: EINNOR

I am very happy as well that a simple search for one persons missing link can lead to helping others. I did get a good laugh that I had the wrong speed and the wrong state. I still got to the correct destination.