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Key to the Highway
Big Bill Broonzy Lyrics


I got the key to the highway, and I'm billed out and bound to go
I'm gonna leave here runnin', cause walkin' is most too slow

I'm goin' down on the border, now where I'm better known
Cause woman you don't do nothin', but drive a good man 'way from home

Now when the moon creeps over the mountain, I'll be on my way
Now I'm gonna walk this old highway, until the break of day

Come here, sweet mama, now and help me with this heavy load
I am due in West Texas, and I've got to get on the road

I'm goin' to West Texas, I'm goin' down behind the farm(?)
I'm gonna ax the good Lord what evil have I done

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: Charles Segar, William Lee Conley Broonzy

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samsmith777

I got the key to the highway, and I'm billed out and bound to go
I'm gonna leave here runnin', cause walkin' is most too slow

I'm goin' down on the border, now where I'm better known
Cause woman you don't do nothin', but drive a good man 'way from home

Now when the moon creeps over the mountain, I'll be on my way
Now I'm gonna walk this old highway, until the break of day

Come here, sweet mama, now and help me with this heavy load
I am due in West Texas, and I've got to get on the road

I'm goin' to West Texas, I'm goin' down behind the farm(?)
I'm gonna ax the good Lord what evil have I done



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Muffs 55mercury

Original issue on Okeh 6242, recorded 5/2/1941. Love this one!

Elayne Can Carroll

It

Victor Rifiorati

Dude looks like hannibal Buress' grandfather

vavor

wack.

samsmith777

I got the key to the highway, and I'm billed out and bound to go
I'm gonna leave here runnin', cause walkin' is most too slow

I'm goin' down on the border, now where I'm better known
Cause woman you don't do nothin', but drive a good man 'way from home

Now when the moon creeps over the mountain, I'll be on my way
Now I'm gonna walk this old highway, until the break of day

Come here, sweet mama, now and help me with this heavy load
I am due in West Texas, and I've got to get on the road

I'm goin' to West Texas, I'm goin' down behind the farm(?)
I'm gonna ax the good Lord what evil have I done

Gringo Jonez

U didnt sell yor soul, you bought a ticket.

Gringo Jonez

Yo u the fkin man

samsmith777

Kian YT thanks fam!

Kian YT

*I'm goin down behind the sun

Scott Crosby

For me, this is the perfect blues song

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