Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to Railroad Boy by Joan Baez. Please check back for more Joan Baez lyrics.
Railroad Boy Lyrics
Artist: Joan Baez
Album: Joan Baez, Vol. 2
Lyrics as performed by Bob Dylan and Joan Baez, Hughes Stadium, Colorado
University, Fort Collins, CO, 23 May 1976,
transcribed by Manfred Helfert.
She went upstairs to make her bed
And not one word to her mother said.
Her mother she went upstairs too
Saying, "Daughter, oh daughter, what's troublin' you?":
"Oh mother, oh mother, I cannot tell
That railroad boy that I love so well.
He courted me my life away
And now at home will no longer stay."
"There is a place in yonder town
Where my love goes and he sits him down.
And he takes that strange girl on his knee
And he tells to her what he won't tell me."
Her father he came home from work
Sayin', "Where is my daughter, she seems so hurt"
He went upstairs to give her hope
An' he found her hangin' by a rope.
He took his knife and he cut her down
And on her bosom these words he found:
"Go dig my grave both wide and deep,
Put a marble stone at my head and feet,
And on my breast, put a snow white dove
To warn the world that I died of love.
Joan Baez Lyrics
Joan Baez Joan Baez, Vol. 2 Lyrics
More Joan Baez Music Lyrics:
Joan Baez - Blowin' in the Wind Lyrics
Joan Baez - Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella Lyrics
Joan Baez - Georgie Lyrics
Joan Baez - I Still Miss Someone Lyrics
Joan Baez - It's All Over Now, Baby Blue Lyrics
Joan Baez - Love Song to a Stranger Lyrics
Joan Baez - The Brand New Tennessee Wal Lyrics
Joan Baez - Wagoner's Lad Lyrics