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Tall TImbers


Hey tall timbers

Hey you rolling logs

Hey tall timbers

Hey you rolling logs


 
If I had a dollar

For every girl I kissed

I wouldn’t need no captain

To notice when I’m missed

 
Still I’m splitting wood and chopping logs

Break my back between the hogs

Filling up them gunny sacks

Just to hold that water back

 

Cos its rained for forty days

It’s rained for forty nights

It’s rained for forty days

So you better pay mind to the captain now

Gotta build that levee fore the heavens come down

  

Hey tall timbers

Hey you rolling logs

Hey tall timbers

Hey you rolling logs

 

Moses stood on the Mississippi shore

Smoting that water with a 2 by 4

Watching all those paddle wheels

Steamin on to New Orleans

Fly away and leavin me

Stuck here in this misery

So if I could, surely would

Stood on the rock where Moses stood

 
Cos its rained for forty days

It’s rained for forty nights

It’s rained for forty days

So you better pay mind to the captain now

Gotta build that levee fore the heavens come down


Copyright 2010 Barry/Read/Stormcellar