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Asheville, NC

Songs To Remember

This version of Tom Dooly was instrumental in encouraging Doc Watson to begin his career as a folk singer. As he tells it, members of his family knew the real Tom Dulah who was defended by none other than Zebulon Baird Vance. Whoops, guess he lost the case for poor old Tom was hanged by the neck until dead. THE KINGSTON TRIO "Tom Dooley" [Intro:] Throughout history There've been many songs written about the eternal triangle This next one tells the story of a Mr Grayson, a beautiful woman And a condemned man named Tom Dooley... When the sun rises tomorrow, Tom Dooley... must hang... Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Hang down your head and cry Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Poor boy, you're bound to die I met her on the mountain There I took her life Met her on the mountain Stabbed her with my knife Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Hang down your head and cry Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Poor boy, you're bound to die This time tomorrow Reckon where I'll be Hadn't a-been for Grayson I'd a-been in Tennessee Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Hang down your head and cry Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Poor boy, you're bound to die Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Hang down your head and cry Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Poor boy, you're bound to die This time tomorrow Reckon where I'll be Down in some lonesome valley Hangin' from a white oak tree Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Hang down your head and cry Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Poor boy, you're bound to die Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Hang down your head and cry Hang down your head, Tom Dooley Poor boy, you're bound to die Poor boy, you're bound to die Poor boy you're bound to die Poor boy, you're bound to die.. http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=XnYDV yqo_Rw  (Dec 5, 2012 | post #12)

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Songs To Remember

This Land Is Your Land Words and Music by Woody Guthrie This land is your land This land is my land From California to the New York island; From the red wood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and Me. As I was walking that ribbon of highway, I saw above me that endless skyway: I saw below me that golden valley: This land was made for you and me. I've roamed and rambled and I followed my footsteps To the sparkling sands of her diamond deserts; And all around me a voice was sounding: This land was made for you and me. When the sun came shining, and I was strolling, And the wheat fields waving and the dust clouds rolling, As the fog was lifting a voice was chanting: This land was made for you and me. As I went walking I saw a sign there And on the sign it said "No Trespassing." But on the other side it didn't say nothing, That side was made for you and me. In the shadow of the steeple I saw my people, By the relief office I seen my people; As they stood there hungry, I stood there asking Is this land made for you and me? Nobody living can ever stop me, As I go walking that freedom highway; Nobody living can ever make me turn back This land was made for you and me. http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=pqZ3o NsMVr0  (Dec 5, 2012 | post #11)

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Christmas Music

Somerset Gloucestershire Wassail Wassail, wassail, all over the town. The cup, it is white and the ale, it is brown. The cup, it is made of the good ashen tree and so is the malt of the finest barley. Oh, master and missus, are you all within? Pray open the door and let us come in. Oh, master and missus who sit by the fire, pray think of the trav'lers who walk through the mire. Oh, where is the maid with the silver hair pin to open the door and let us come in? Oh, master and missus, it is our desire, a good loaf and cheese and a toast by the fire. There was an old man and he had an old cow and how for to keep her, he didn't know how. He built up a barn for to keep his cow warm and a drop of good cider will do us no harm. The girt dog of Langport, he burnt his long tail and this is the night we go singing wassail. Oh, master and missus, now we must be gone. Bless all in this house until we come again. Bless all in this house 'till we come again! Eric Schwandt/Dave Guard http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=ucgU7 O_W3q8  (Dec 5, 2012 | post #35)

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Christmas Music

I'm dreaming of a white Christmas Just like the ones I used to know Where the treetops glisten, and children listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow I'm dreaming of a white Christmas With every Christmas card I write May your days be merry and bright And may all your Christmases be white I'm dreaming of a white Christmas With every Christmas card I write May your days be merry and bright And may all your Christmases be white http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=aShUF AG_WgM  (Dec 5, 2012 | post #34)

Asheville, NC

Songs To Remember

Bruce Springsteen Born In The U. S. A. Lyrics Born down in a dead man town The first kick I took was when I hit the ground You end up like a dog that's been beat too much Till you spend half your life just covering up Born in the u.s.a., I was born in the u.s.a. I was born in the u.s.a., born in the u.s.a. Got in a little hometown jam So they put a rifle in my hand Sent me off to a foreign land To go and kill the yellow man Born in the U.S.A... Come back home to the refinery Hiring man said son if it was up to me Went down to see my v.a. man He said son, don't you understand I had a brother at Khe Sahn Fighting off the Viet Cong They're still there, he's all gone He had a woman he loved in Saigon I got a picture of him in her arms now Down in the shadow of the penitentiary Out by the gas fires of the refinery I'm ten years burning down the road Nowhere to run aint got nowhere to go Born in the u.s.a., I was born in the u.s.a. Born in the u.s.a., I'm a long gone daddy in the u.s.a. Born in the u.s.a., born in the u.s.a. Born in the u.s.a., I'm a cool rocking daddy in the u.s.a. http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=St_pp gWT8I4  (Dec 5, 2012 | post #10)

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Christmas Music

We wish you a Merry Christmas; We wish you a Merry Christmas; We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Good tidings we bring to you and your kin; Good tidings for Christmas and a Happy New Year. Oh, bring us a figgy pudding; Oh, bring us a figgy pudding; Oh, bring us a figgy pudding and a cup of good cheer We won't go until we get some; We won't go until we get some; We won't go until we get some, so bring some out here We wish you a Merry Christmas; We wish you a Merry Christmas; We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=gYlrJ aUi1y4  (Dec 3, 2012 | post #28)

Asheville, NC

Songs To Remember

written by Willie & Amy Nelson on April 29th, 2007 at 3:03am on the bus in California, on the way to Coachella. There is a peaceful solution. It’s called a peace revolution. Now let’s take back America. There’s a war and we’re in it, but I know we can win it. So let’s take back America. It’s a dream, so believe it. Now get ready to receive it. And let’s take back America. And when the war is over and we’ve won it let’s remember how we done it so we don’t have to do it again. There is a peaceful solution. It’s called a peace revolution. Now let’s take back America. There’s a war and we’re in it, but I know we can win it. Now let’s take back America. There was a peace resolution and a peaceful revolution and the peaceful solution saved America http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=UWIrB 4YMAIk  (Dec 3, 2012 | post #6)

Asheville, NC

Songs To Remember

Lyrics by U2 Peace on Earth Heaven on earth We need it now I’m sick of all of this Hanging around Sick of sorrow I’m sick of the pain I’m sick of hearing Again and again That there’s gonna be Peace on earth Where I grew up There weren’t many trees Where there was we’d tear them down And use them on our enemies They say that what you mark Will surely overtake you And you become a monster So the monster will not break you And it’s already gone too far You said that if you go in hard You won’t get hurt Jesus can you take the time To throw a drowning man a line Peace on earth Tell the ones who hear no sound Whose sons are living in the ground Peace on earth No who’s or why’s No one cries like a mother cries For peace on earth She never got to say goodbye To see the color in his eyes Now he’s in the dirt Peace on earth They’re reading names out Over the radio All the folks the rest of us Won’t get to know Sean and julia Gareth anne and peter Their lives are bigger than Any bigger Jesus can you take the time To throw a drowning man a line Peace on earth To tell the ones who hear no sound Whose sons are living in the ground Peace on earth Jesus in the song you wrote The words are sticking in my throat Peace on earth Hear it every christmas time But hope and history won’t rhyme So what’s it worth This peace on earth Peace on earth Peace on earth Peace on earth http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=z5j6w 1o8S5I  (Dec 3, 2012 | post #5)

Asheville, NC

Songs To Remember

IF I HAD A HAMMER (The Hammer Song) words and music by Lee Hays and Pete Seeger If I had a hammer I'd hammer in the morning I'd hammer in the evening All over this land I'd hammer out danger I'd hammer out a warning I'd hammer out love between my brothers and my sisters All over this land If I had a bell I'd ring it in the morning I'd ring it in the evening All over this land I'd ring out danger I'd ring out a warning I'd ring out love between my brothers and my sisters All over this land If I had a song I'd sing it in the morning I'd sing it in the evening All over this land I'd sing out danger I'd sing out a warning I'd sing out love between my brothers and my sisters All over this land Well I've got a hammer And I've got a bell And I've got a song to sing All over this land It's the hammer of justice It's the bell of freedom It's the song about love between my brothers and my sisters All over this land ©1958, 1962 (renewed), 1986 (renewed) TRO-Ludlow Music, Inc. (BMI) http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=ujzKk _4WBsE  (Dec 3, 2012 | post #4)

Asheville, NC

Songs To Remember

Bob Dylan Blowin' In The Wind Lyrics How many roads most a man walk down Before you call him a man ? How many seas must a white dove sail Before she sleeps in the sand ? Yes, how many times must the cannon balls fly Before they're forever banned ? The answer my friend is blowin' in the wind The answer is blowin' in the wind. Yes, how many years can a mountain exist Before it's washed to the sea ? Yes, how many years can some people exist Before they're allowed to be free ? Yes, how many times can a man turn his head Pretending he just doesn't see ? The answer my friend is blowin' in the wind The answer is blowin' in the wind. Yes, how many times must a man look up Before he can see the sky ? Yes, how many ears must one man have Before he can hear people cry ? Yes, how many deaths will it take till he knows That too many people have died ? The answer my friend is blowin' in the wind The answer is blowin' in the wind. http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=vWwgr jjIMXA  (Dec 3, 2012 | post #3)

Asheville, NC

Songs To Remember

John Lennon Imagine Imagine there's no countries It isn't hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people living life in peace You, you may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one I hope some day you'll join us And the world will be as one Imagine no possessions I wonder if you can No need for greed or hunger A brotherhood of man Imagine all the people sharing all the world You, you may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one I hope some day you'll join us And the world will live as one http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=XLgYA HHkPFs  (Dec 3, 2012 | post #2)

Asheville, NC

Songs To Remember

First on my list this fine fall morning is; WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE words and music by Pete Seeger performed by Pete Seeger and Tao Rodriguez-Seeger Where have all the flowers gone? Long time passing Where have all the flowers gone? Long time ago Where have all the flowers gone? Girls have picked them every one When will they ever learn? When will they ever learn? Where have all the young girls gone? Long time passing Where have all the young girls gone? Long time ago Where have all the young girls gone? Taken husbands every one When will they ever learn? When will they ever learn? Where have all the young men gone? Long time passing Where have all the young men gone? Long time ago Where have all the young men gone? Gone for soldiers every one When will they ever learn? When will they ever learn? Where have all the soldiers gone? Long time passing Where have all the soldiers gone? Long time ago Where have all the soldiers gone? Gone to graveyards every one When will they ever learn? When will they ever learn? Where have all the graveyards gone? Long time passing Where have all the graveyards gone? Long time ago Where have all the graveyards gone? Covered with flowers every one When will we ever learn? When will we ever learn? ©1961 (Renewed) Fall River Music Inc All Rights Reserved. http://www.youtube .com/watch?v=1y2SI Ieqy34  (Dec 3, 2012 | post #1)