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9 Aug '81 Country

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COME A LOU COME A LOU COME A HI-LOW COME DOWN THE MERRY STREAM COME A RAM TAM TAM AND A DIPPY DIPPY DOW HEAR THE ROW THE BOW WOW WOW THE BUGLE'S HORN THE BIG FI-DIDDLE AND THE HIDEY HO THROUGH THE WOODS WE'RE GONNA ROAM BOYS THROUGH THE WOODS WE'RE GONNA ROAM WELL THE FIRST I SAW WAS A BLIND MAN AS BLIND AS HE COULD BE HE SAID HE SAW CORINA SITTING IN A TALL OAK TREE COME A RAM TAM TAM AND A DIPPY DIPPY DOW HEAR THE ROW THE BOW WOW WOW THE BUGLE'S HORN THE BIG FI-DIDDLE AND THE HIDEY HO THROUGH THE WOODS WE'RE GONNA ROAM BOYS THROUGH THE WOODS WE'RE GONNA ROAM ALL ALONG THE OLD BACKROAD THE PEOPLE STOPPED TO TALK AT HER GARDEN GATE WHILE INSIDE THE FAMILY CRIED ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT CAUSE THE OLD WOMAN HAD PASSED AWAY I LOVED HER SO AND OH SHE WAS A SPECIAL ONE A LOVELY LADY AND A GENTLE OLD SOUL AND SHE TAUGHT ME TO SING AN OLD FOLK SONG WITH A MELODY OF A HUNDRED YEARS AGO AND SHE SANG “I COME A LOU COME A LOU COME A HI-LOW I COME DOWN THE MERRY STREAM” I'M REMEMBERING THOSE MEMORIES HAVE GIVEN ME SO MUCH SHE WORE HER AGE SO GRACEFULLY THERE WAS NOT A LIVING THING THAT SHE DID NOT LOVE AND I PRAY THAT THERE IS A LITTLE OF HER IN ME OKLAHOMA IN THE SUMMERTIME IN HER ROCKIN' CHAIR SHE'S A SINGIN' THERE ON THE PORCH WHILE THE HOUNDS ARE HOWLIN' THRU THE HOT BLACK NIGHT AND THAT OLD FOX WELL HE'S A RUNNIN' LIKE HE NEVER HAS DONE BEFORE WHEN YOU HEAR THE MELODY AND WHEN I PLAY MY SONG EVERY NOTE YOU HEAR FROM ME SHE'S SINGING RIGHT ALONG AND SHE SANG “I COME A LOU COME A LOU COME A HI-LOW COME DOWN THE MERRY STREAM” I'M REMEMBERING ALL ALONG THE OLD BACKROAD THE PEOPLE STOP TO TALK AT HER GARDEN GATE WHILE INSIDE THE FAMILY CRIED ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT DID YOU HEAR THAT OLD MRS. WHITTEN HAS PASSED AWAY TODAY

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