- Woody Guthrie - I ain’t got no home in this world anymore
Today is the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Woody Guthrie. One little man who influenced and inspired a lot of people. He wrote about 3000 songs, and this one still seems as relevant today as it did back then…
I Ain’t Got No Home
Words and Music by Woody Guthrie
I ain’t got no home, I’m just a-roamin’ ‘round, Just a wandrin’ worker, I go from town to town. And the police make it hard wherever I may go And I ain’t got no home in this world anymore.
My brothers and my sisters are stranded on this road, A hot and dusty road that a million feet have trod; Rich man took my home and drove me from my door And I ain’t got no home in this world anymore.
Was a-farmin’ on the shares, and always I was poor; My crops I lay into the banker’s store. My wife took down and died upon the cabin floor, And I ain’t got no home in this world anymore.
I mined in your mines and I gathered in your corn I been working, mister, since the day I was born. Now I worry all the time like I never did before ’Cause I ain’t got no home in this world anymore
Now as I look around, it’s mighty plain to see This world is such a great and a funny place to be; Oh, the gamblin’ man is rich an’ the workin’ man is poor, And I ain’t got no home in this world anymore.
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