Youngstown
Bruce Springsteen Lyrics


Here in north east Ohio
Back in eighteen-o-three
James and Danny Heaton
Found the ore that was linin' yellow creek
They built a blast furnace
Here along the shore
And they made the cannon balls
That helped the union win the war

Here in Youngstown
Here in Youngstown
My sweet Jenny, I'm sinkin' down
Here darlin' in Youngstown

Well my daddy worked the furnaces
Kept 'em hotter than hell
I come home from 'Nam worked my way to scarfer
A job that'd suit the devil as well
Taconite, coke and limestone
Fed my children and made my pay
Then smokestacks reachin' like the arms of god
Into a beautiful sky of soot and clay

Here in Youngstown
Here in Youngstown
My sweet Jenny, I'm sinkin' down
Here darlin' in Youngstown

Well my daddy come on the 0hio works
When he come home from world war two
Now the yards just scrap and rubble
He said, "Them big boys did what Hitler couldn't do"
These mills they built the tanks and bombs
That won this country's wars
We sent our sons to Korea and Vietnam
Now we're wondering what they were dyin' for

Here in Youngstown
Here in Youngstown
My sweet Jenny, I'm sinkin' down
Here darlin' in Youngstown

From the Monongaleh valley
To the Mesabi iron range
To the coal mines of Appalacchia
The story's always the same
Seven-hundred tons of metal a day
Now sir you tell me the world's changed
Once I made you rich enough
Rich enough to forget my name

In Youngstown
In Youngstown
My sweet Jenny, I'm sinkin' down
Here darlin' in Youngstown

When I die I don't want no part of heaven
I would not do heavens work well
I pray the devil comes and takes me
To stand in the fiery furnaces of hell

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Written by: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

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Hussein Abboud

"Youngstown"

Here in northeast Ohio 
Back in eighteen-o-three 
James and Dan Heaton 
Found the ore that was linin' Yellow Creek 
They built a blast furnace 
Here along the shore 
And they made the cannonballs 
That helped the Union win the war 

Here in Youngstown 
Here in Youngstown 
My sweet Jenny I'm sinkin' down 
Here darlin' in Youngstown 

Well my daddy worked the furnaces 
Kept 'em hotter than hell 
I come home from 'Nam worked my way to scarfer 
A job that'd suit the devil as well 
Taconite coke and limestone 
Fed my children and make my pay 
Them smokestacks reachin' like the arms of God 
Into a beautiful sky of soot and clay 

Here in Youngstown 
Here in Youngstown 
Sweet Jenny I'm sinkin' down 
Here darlin' in Youngstown 

Well my daddy come on the Ohio works 
When he come home from World War Two 
Now the yard's just scrap and rubble 
He said "Them big boys did what Hitler couldn't do." 
These mills they built the tanks and bombs 
That won this country's wars 
We sent our sons to Korea and Vietnam 
Now we're wondering what they were dyin' for 

Here in Youngstown 
Here in Youngstown 
My sweet Jenny I'm sinkin' down 
Here darlin' in Youngstown 

From the Monongahela valley 
To the Mesabi iron range 
To the coal mines of Appalachia 
The story's always the same 
Seven hundred tons of metal a day 
Now sir you tell me the world's changed 
Once I made you rich enough 
Rich enough to forget my name 

And Youngstown 
And Youngstown 
My sweet Jenny I'm sinkin' down 
Here darlin' in Youngstown 

When I die I don't want no part of heaven 
I would not do heaven's work well 
I pray the devil comes and takes me 
To stand in the fiery furnaces of hell



All comments from YouTube:

Kosta Burgess

I’m gonna make a bold statement… this is Springsteen’s best song… absolute chills when that violin and drum kicks in

Nelson Club

You are not alone- sublime

Matt Biviano

@Z C Also from the Yo. It's improved a lot in the last 10 years, but still has a long long way to go.

Z C

If from here. The rebecca furnace is in my hometown of Lisbon. Youngstown is a pit man. Trying to dig out but busted

Jared Konsker

I love Bruce. Best song

Rich Doyle

springsteen may not have worked here, lived here and struggled to survive as 'they' tried to dismantle us, but he sings our song, the song of those who were steel workers and factory workers, who survived depression and recessions, and who chose to live on where our parents and grandparents were buried. i lived much of this song as did my family, friends and relatives. thanks boss for singing and saying what we lived.

rpwbass

@made in America since 1776 Shut the fuck up with your stupid and dangerous bullshit. Fuck you and your confederate flag. Yes, you're a racist piece of shit and I couldn't give a shit what your inbred brain thinks. Bye, asswipe. No one likes people like you. Stay in your trailer, Bubba.

made in America since 1776

@rpwbass single least deadly flu we got. You probably got it and don't know it. Not racist to say it's a Chinese virus because guess what. It's a flu manufactured in a Chinese lab. They can't even make a virus right

rpwbass

@made in America since 1776 You are a fucking moron. Why don't you shut the fuck up while you're ahead. 170,000 dead and you keep up with this this Kung Flu racist shit. Fuck what you think, asshat.

made in America since 1776

@Hiei2k7 and you missed the point. Bread lines ain't no good thing. Bernie being sadistic and evil said they is.

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