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VIGILANTE MAN Lyrics

from Down at the Field: The 1974 Broadcast

"VIGILANTE MAN" is track #15 on the album Down at the Field: The 1974 Broadcast. It was written by Woody Guthrie.
"VIGILANTE MAN" is track #15 on the album Down at the Field: The 1974 Broadcast. It was written by Woody Guthrie.

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(Woody Guthrie)
(E) - (A) - (B7) Capo on 1

(E) Have you seen that (A) vigilante (E) man ?
(A) Have you (E) seen that (A) vigilante (E) man ?
(A) Have you (E) seen that (A) vigilante (E) man ?
I've been hearin' his (B7) name all over the (E) land.

Rainy nights down in the engine house,
Sleepin' just as still as a mouse,
A man came along and he chased us out in the rain.
Was that a vigilante man ?

Well, I rambled around from town to town,
Now, I rambled around from town to town,
And they herded us around like a wild herd of cattle.
Was that the vigilante man ?

Well, why does a vigilante man ?
Tell me why does a vigilante man ?
Carry that sawed-off shot-gun in his hand ?
Would he shoot his brother and sister down ?

Have you seen that vigilante man ?
Have you seen that vigilante man ?
Have you seen that vigilante man ?
I've been hearin' his name all over the land.

Songwriters
WOODY GUTHRIE

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