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Lyr Req: Buddies in the Saddle (Carter Family)

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ANCHORED IN LOVE
ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT?
ARE YOU TIRED OF ME MY DARLING
BLUE EYES
BUDDIES IN THE SADDLE
CHEWING GUM
DEAR COMPANION
DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH
GEORGIE ON THE IRT (parody on Engine 143)
GOD GAVE NOAH THE RAINBOW SIGN
GOLD WATCH AND CHAIN
I AIN'T GOT NO HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE
I CAN'T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE
JUST A FEW MORE DAYS
LULU WALLS
RAILROADING ON THE GREAT DIVIDE
SAILOR ON THE DEEP BLUE SEA
SINGLE GIRL
THE CUBAN SOLDIER
THE LITTLE GYPSY GIRL
THE STORMS ARE ON THE OCEAN
THE WRECK ON THE C & O
WAVES ON THE SEA
YOU ARE MY FLOWER


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hartley@toto.pitton.com 24 Apr 97 - 09:05 PM
Ralph Butts 25 Apr 97 - 08:26 AM
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Subject: Buddies in the Saddle
From: hartley@toto.pitton.com
Date: 24 Apr 97 - 09:05 PM

Would like the lyrics to this song M. Carter wrote and the family recorded song in the 1930's.


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Subject: Lyr Add: BUDDIES IN THE SADDLE (Carter Family)
From: Ralph Butts
Date: 25 Apr 97 - 08:26 AM

From Harmony (Columbia) HL 7300 "Great Original Recordings by The Carter Family". Liner notes say the cuts were from 1935 and 1940. The song was written by Maybelle…Tiger

BUDDIES IN THE SADDLE—Carter Family

One stormy day, me and my buddy
Started on our roundup ride.
The wind and dust blew hard around us,
My buddy strayed far from my side.

    CHORUS
    We were buddies in the saddle,
    We were buddies in our home,
    We were buddies herdin' cattle,
    We were buddies everywhere we roamed.

I'll ne'er forget the day I found him,
He was so weak he could not speak.
I'll ne'er forget the smile he gave me,
Then the poor boy fell asleep.

I took him up in my saddle
And carried him across the plain.
My mother nursed him every moment
To try to make him well again.

    CHORUS

I've never had a pal so near me,
He took the blame for everything.
I'd die for him just any moment,
And for me he'd do the same.

But now by buddy's gone and left me,
And it's so hard to struggle 'long.
So hard to b'lieve that he has left me,
I can't realize that he has gone.

    CHORUS


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