The Gallopin' Goose Song Lyrics

C.W. McCall

C.W. McCall Roses for Mama cover art
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(Chip Davis, Bill Fries)

On a cold November mornin'
Back in nineteen-thirty-seven
With an early snow a-fallin'
On the three-foot tracks at Ames
Came a mighty strange contraption
Known to trainmen as a motor
But to folks in Colorado
She was known by another name

Up the canyons south of Sawpit
Past the red Cathedral spires
'Cross the yellow mountain switchbacks
And the rapids far below

Track Listing

Vinyl 1
  • 1 Roses for Mama
  • 2 The Only Light
  • 3 Livin' Within My Means
  • 4 Watch the Wildwood Flowers
  • 5 Take My Duds to the Junkman
  • 6 The Battle of New Orleans
  • 7 I Don't Know (& But I Don't Care)
  • 8 The Gallopin' Goose
  • 9 Night Hawk
  • 10 Old Glory

  • credits

    album: Track 8 in album Roses for Mama
    release date: 1977
    popularity : 77 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Country Rock
    length: 3:30

    Album Information

    country(area): United States
    format: Vinyl
    script: Latin