The Big Rock Candy Mountain

Pete Seeger


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
album: Track 6 in album American Favorite Ballads, Volume 1
release date: 2002
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length: 3:09

Album Information

country(area): United States
script: Latin

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Pete Seeger American Favorite Ballads, Volume 1 cover art


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One evening as the sun went down
And the jungle fires were burning,
Down the track came a hobo hiking,
And he said, "Boys, I'm not turning
I'm headed for a land that's far away
Besides the crystal fountains
So come with me, we'll go and see
The Big Rock Candy Mountains

In the Big Rock Candy Mountains,
There's a land that's fair and bright,
Where the handouts grow on bushes
And you sleep out every night.
Where the boxcars all are empty
And the sun shines every day


Track Listing

  • 1 John Henry
  • 2 Shenandoah
  • 3 Blue-Tailed Fly (Jimmie Crack Corn)
  • 4 Black Girl
  • 5 Skip To My Lou
  • 6 The Big Rock Candy Mountain
  • 7 Clementine
  • 8 Yankee Doodle
  • 9 Home On The Range
  • 10 John Brown's Body
  • 11 Goodnight, Irene
  • 12 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • 13 Oh, Susanna
  • 14 Wayfaring Stranger
  • 15 Oh, Mary, Don't You Weep
  • 16 Down In The Valley
  • 17 The Wabash Cannonball
  • 18 On Top Of Old Smoky
  • 19 Frankie And Jonny
  • 20 I Ride An Old Paint
  • 21 The Wreck Of The Railroad
  • 22 Wagoner's Lad
  • 23 Old Dan Tucker
  • 24 I've Been Working On The Railroad
  • 25 Cielito Lindo
  • 26 So Long, It's Been Good To know You (Dusty Old Dust)
  • 27 America The Beautiful
  • 28 This Land Is Your Land