That Lonesome Train Took My Baby Away

Woke up this morning
Found something wrong
My loving baby had caught that
Train and gone
Now I want you
To starch my jumper
Iron my overhauls
I'm gonna ride that train
That they call the Cannon Ball

Mister Depot Agent, close your
Depot down
The woman I'm loving, she's fixing to
Blow this town
Now that
Mean old fireman
That cruel old engineer
Gonna take my baby
And leave me lonesome here

It ain't no telling what that
Train won't do
It'll take your baby and run right
Over you
Now that
Engineer man
Ought to be 'shamed of himself
Take women from their husbands
Babies from their mother's breast

I walked down the track when the stars re-
Fused to shine
Looked like every minute I was going to
Lose my mind
Now my
Knees was weak, my
Footsteps was all I heard
Looked like every minute
I was stepping in another world

Mister Depot Agent, close your
Depot down
The girl I'm loving, she's fixing to
Blow this town
Now that
Mean old fireman
Cruel old engineer
Gonna take my baby
And leave me lonesome here
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