1913 Massacre Lyrics

Arlo Guthrie


album: Track 5 in album Hobo's Lullaby
release date: 1972
popularity : 24 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk/Ballad
length: 4:20

Album Information

label: Reprise Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Arlo Guthrie Hobo's Lullaby cover art


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Take a trip with me in nineteen thirteen
To Calumet, Michigan in the copper country
I'll take you to a place called Italian Hall
And the miners are having their big Christmas ball

I'll take you in a door and up a high stairs
Singing and dancing is heard everywhere
I'll let you shake hands with the people you see
And watch the kids dance 'round the big Christmas tree.

There's talking and laughing and songs in the air
And the spirit of Christmas is there everywhere
Before you know it you're friends with us all
And you're dancing around and around in the hall


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Anytime
  • 2 The City of New Orleans
  • 3 Lightning Bar Blues
  • 4 Shackels and Chains
  • 5 1913 Massacre
  • 6 Somebody Turned on the Light
  • 7 Ukulele Lady
  • 8 When the Ship Comes In
  • 9 Mapleview (20%) Rag
  • 10 Days Are Short
  • 11 Hobo's Lullaby