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"Railroad Bum" was written by Balthrop, J.
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I used to be a railroad bum a living on the go
I rode freights from Canada down to Mexico
From sunny Cal to Minnesota where the rippling waters falls
I never seemed to have a dime but I had myself a ball

Singing hi le hi lo, he li le li lo
I used to be a railroad bum
But I'm not anymore

I walked in the Silver Dollar in Reno one night
Dropped a quarter in a one armed bandit the lemons lined up right
Took my winnings then played poker and I won ten thousand more

I used to be a railroad bum
But I'm not anymore
Singing hi le hi lo, he li le li lo
I used to be a railroad bum
But I'm not anymore

When cotton's white in Tennessee and shrimp boats sail in Maine
Peach picking time soon will find me ridin' a Georgia train
'Cause I get restless when I'm still I guess I always will
Want to keep traveling all my life over another hill

Singing hi le hi lo, he li le li lo
I used to be a railroad bum
But I'm not anymore
Singing hi le hi lo, he li le li lo
I used to be a railroad bum
But I'm not anymore

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BALTHROP, J

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