True love, true love Don't lie to me Tell me where did you sleep last night? I slept in the pines Where the sun never shines And I shivvered With a cold deadly cold. I wish to the Lord I'd a never been born Or died when I was young I never would a kissed Your sweet sweet lips Nor heard your rattling tongue. Tell me where did you get Them pretty little shoes And the dress That you wear so fine I got my shoes From a railroad man Got my dress From a driver in a mine. The longest train I ever did ride It was a hundred coaches long the only woman My heart ever loved She's on that train and gone. Them long steel rails Them short cross ties Ain't got no end I know These long steel rails These short cross ties I'm trapped My way back home. Longest old train In this whole wide world Come around Joe Brown's coal mine Headlight come around When the sun come up The caboose When the sun went down. My husband was A railroad man Killed a mile and a half From home. I found his head In an engine wheel But his body They never did find. True love, true love Tell me where You will go I''m gonna go where the cold Winds blow Gonna weep Gonna cry Gonna moan Gonna sigh Gonna dance In my good time clothes. Yes my husband was A railroad man Was the best In this high lonesome world The only thing That he ever done wrong Was to miss Just one Little curve. True love true love Don't lie to me Tell me where Did you sleep Last night I slept in the pine Where the sun Never shines And I shivvered With a cold Deadly cold.
"As you sing this song down along the years you will come to like it better and better. And every time you sing it you will sing it just a little bit different. On of these days and night you will..."[image cuts off here].
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