I Washed My Face in the Morning Dew Lyrics

Tom T. Hall

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publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Tom T. Hall
album: Track 8 in album Ballad of Forty Dollars and His Other Great Songs
release date: 1968
popularity : 9 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country

Album Information

country(area): United States
script: Latin

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Tom T. Hall Ballad of Forty Dollars and His Other Great Songs cover art

Lyrics

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The first strange town I was ever in
The county was hangin' a man
Nobody cared if he lived or died
And I just didn't understand

So I washed my face in the morning dew
Bathed my soul in the sun
Washed my face in the morning dew
And kept on movin' along

The second strange town I was in
They were laughing at a poor crippled man
Begging for nickels and dimes on the street
And I just didn't understand

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Track Listing

  • 1 That's How I Got to Memphis
  • 2 Cloudy Day
  • 3 Shame on the Rain
  • 4 Highways
  • 5 Forbidden Flowers
  • 6 Ain't Got the Time
  • 7 Ballad of Forty Dollars
  • 8 I Washed My Face in the Morning Dew
  • 9 A Picture of Your Mother
  • 10 The World the Way I Want It
  • 11 Over and Over Again
  • 12 Beauty Is a Fading Flower