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Trifolkal: Listen to the Music

My Ramblin' Boy

(Trifolkal)
Tom Paxton (© Cherry Lane Music, ASCAP)
A folk classic with a fresh arrangement by Neal Phillips.
[Lyrics] He was a man and a friend always
He stuck with me in the hard old days
He never cared I had no dough
We rambled round in the rain and snow

Chorus
And here's to you my Ramblin' Boy
May all your ramblin' bring you joy
Here's to you my Ramblin' Boy
May all your ramblin' bring you joy

In Tulsa Town we chanced to stray
We thought we'd try to work one day
The boss said he had room for one
Says my old pal, we'd rather bum

Repeat Chorus

Late one night in a jungle camp
The weather there was cold and damp
He got the chills and he got'em bad
I lost the only friend I had

Repeat Chorus

He left me here to ramble on
My ramblin' pal is dead and gone
If when we die, we go somewhere
I'll bet you a dollar he's a ramblin' there

Repeat Chorus