Wabash Cannonball Lyrics

Willie Nelson


publisher: ©Peermusic Publishing
writers: A.p. Carter
album: No. 2 track in album Both Sides Now
release date: 1970-3
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length: 2:44

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From the great Atlantic ocean
To the wide Pacific shore
To the queen of flowing mountains
For the hills and by the shore
She's mighty tall and handsome
And she's known quite well by all
She came down from Birmingham
On the Wabash Cannonball
Well now listen to the jingle
To the rumble and the roar
As she glides along the woodland
Through the hills and by the shore
Hear the mighty rush of the engine
And the lonesome hoboes call
No changes can be taken
On the Wabash Cannonball

[steel]

Now here's to daddy Claxton
May his name forever stand
He'll always be remembered
In the ports throughout the land
His earthly race is over
And the curtain round him falls
We'll carry him home to Glory
On the Wabash Cannonball
Well now listen to the jingle
To the rumble and the roar
As she glides along the woodland
Through the hills and by the shore
Hear the mighty rush of the engine
And the lonesome hoboes call
No changes can be taken
On the Wabash Cannonball

[guitar]

Well listen to the jingle
To the rumble and the roar
As she glides along the woodland
Through the hills and by the shore
Hear the mighty rush of the engine
And the lonesome hoboes call
No changes can be taken
On the Wabash Cannonball

Track Listing

  • 1 Crazy Arms
  • 2 Wabash Cannonball
  • 3 Pins and Needles (In My Heart)
  • 4 Who Do I Know in Dallas
  • 5 I Gotta Get Drunk
  • 6 Once More With Feeling
  • 7 Both Sides Now
  • 8 Bloody Mary Morning
  • 9 Everybody's Talkin'
  • 10 One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart)
  • 11 It Could Be Said That Way