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Lyrics by: Charles Cooke, Sam Cooke
# Debut Chart
84 Apr '68 Hot 100
37 May '68 R&B

Lyrics

Don't you know That's the sound of the men They're working on the chain gang Woah, lord, the sound of the men They're working on the chain gang All day long, they're singing Don't you know The sound of the men They're working on the chain gang Can't you hear them They're out there working They're working on the chain gang


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All day long, they work so hard Til the sun is going down Working on the highway and byways And wearing, wearing a frown You'll hear them Moaning their lives away Then you might hear Somebody say now That's the sound of the men They're working on the chain gang Woah, lord, the sound of the men Working on the chain gang All day long, they're going That's the sound of the men Working on the chain gang Every day, that's the sound of men They're working on the chain gang This is what they're saying I'm going home one of these days I'm going home, yes, I am See my woman, the one I love so dear But in the meanwhile, people You know I gotta work right here The sound of the men They're working on the chain....

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