Ramrod Lyrics

Bruce Springsteen


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: Track 17 in album The River
release date: 1980-10-10
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
length: 4:06
assistant engineer: Garry Rindfuss, Jeff Hendrickson, James Farber, Raymond Willard, Dana Bisbee
12 string guitar: Bruce Springsteen
drums: Max Weinberg
piano: Roy Bittan
bass: Garry Tallent
organ: Danny Federici
acoustic guitar: Steven Van Zandt
electric guitar: Steven Van Zandt, Bruce Springsteen
saxophone: Clarence Clemons
percussion: Clarence Clemons
harmonica: Bruce Springsteen
mastering: Ken Perry
mix: Toby Scott, Chuck Plotkin
producer: Jon Landau, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt
recording: Neil Dorfsman
vocal: Bruce Springsteen
background vocals: Clarence Clemons, Roy Bittan, Steven Van Zandt

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Hey, little dolly with the blue jeans on
I wanna ramrod with you honey, till half-past dawn
Let your hair down sugar and pick up this beat
Come on and meet me tonight down on Bluebird Street
I’ve been working all week, I’m up to my neck in hock
Come Saturday night I let my ramrod rock

She’s a hot stepping hemi with a four on the floor
She’s a roadrunner engine in a ’32 Ford
Late at night when I’m dead on the line
I swear I think of your pretty face when I let her unwind
Well look over yonder see them city lights
Come on little dolly ’n’ go ramroddin’ tonight

Come on, come on, come on little baby
Come on, come on let’s shake it tonight
Come on, come, come on little sugar
Dance with your daddy and we’ll go ramroddin’ tonight

Hey, little dolly won’t you say you will
Meet me tonight up on top of the hill
Well just a few miles cross the county line
There’s a cute little chapel nestled down in the pines
Say you’ll be mine little girl I’ll put my foot to the floor
Give me the word now sugar, we’ll go ramroddin’ forever more

Track Listing

  • 1 The Ties That Bind
  • 2 Sherry Darling
  • 3 Jackson Cage
  • 4 Two Hearts
  • 5 Independence Day
  • 6 Hungry Heart
  • 7 Out in the Street
  • 8 Crush on You
  • 9 You Can Look (but You Better Not Touch)
  • 10 I Wanna Marry You
  • 11 The River
  • 1 Point Blank
  • 2 Cadillac Ranch
  • 3 I’m a Rocker
  • 4 Fade Away
  • 5 Stolen Car
  • 6 Ramrod
  • 7 The Price You Pay
  • 8 Drive All Night
  • 9 Wreck on the Highway