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Comment by Daniel Walter on June 13, 2019 at 12:47pm

i played your song over and over as i jotted down my ideas, with some editing they may fit.

Comment by Daniel Walter on June 13, 2019 at 12:26pm

Thank you Sir.

Comment by Uncle John on June 13, 2019 at 8:10am

Wow, Daniel.  That is so good. 

Comment by Daniel Walter on June 12, 2019 at 4:41pm

Unc J., just a first try, .........next few lines? i'll work on it, just wanted to........... 

so i slipped him a five,.....to keep him alive,......and he said,........thank you kind sir.

i pointed it out,......that i'd just run out,.......to see him too try,........ and finally ask why?

he stood up quite bold,......,,,was not a bit cold,...........and said in a soft spoken voice,.......

i'll tell you kind sir,.........i've tried and i've tried,............i just.....don't fit in a mold............

the train whistle blew,........and off we both flew,.............him to the boxcar,..........and me to my home.,,,.......

before the wheels turned,.......i had returned,.........and said hey there my friend,.........

take this here hat,..............and a three string magic machine,..............and a good firm handshake as well,.........

the tracks are your bass,.........play as you go,...........you'll soon have the flow,...........

then put out your hat,.........and play in b flat,.............you'll get along quite good,........your spirit is strong,..........and the tracks they are quite long.....

the wheels there are many,.......they started to turn,.......as he went off,......i heard a light strum,........

and could do nothing but hum.............and hum,.....and hum,.......then started to strum,.........

smiling as the train crossed my path........

Comment by Uncle John on June 11, 2019 at 2:40pm

Nice, Dave.  This hobo is showing some personality.  

Comment by Dave Lynas on June 11, 2019 at 2:26pm

“Could you give me a pie? Bet your woman’s a good Baker. 

I could sure use a soft pillow, this old bag smells like rubbish.

Have you got an old shoe as mine lost it’s heal?

can I sleep in your barn mister? Ain’t had a hay bed in a week.

i’ll be Gone in the mornin, an old hobo won’t keep.

Comment by Uncle John on June 11, 2019 at 11:43am

That rings true and good, Andries.   And peaks my interest.

Comment by Andries D. EKER on June 11, 2019 at 10:27am

"" if you might know some work or a place to lay my head,

ill bee much abbliged for that! but if you dont, thats no worry to!

then ill bee on my way, and just passing treu!

maybee thats the hook you need UJ ! just thinking treu ! hope you can use it otherwise  its riding pretty well on its own ,specialy whit the vocal intro and story after ! Best of luck greeeeeettesszzz  A.D.

Comment by Uncle John on June 11, 2019 at 8:36am

Thanks, Alan, Pick and Dave.  Find those lyrics, Dave!   I feel right now like the song is a nice truck stuck deep in a mud bog and going nowhere.

Comment by Dave Lynas on June 11, 2019 at 6:03am

Geez Unc. Great song already. I wrote some lyrics last night in a comment but it has vanished. ? Guess you’re on your own Unc.

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