Leavin' Here, Don't Know Where I'm Goin'
DESCRIPTION: "Leavin' here, don't know where I'm goin', Lord, leavin' here...." "Went to the depot, looked up on the bo'd." "The water here tastes like turpentine, I'm goin' where the water tastes like cherry wine." "People around here treat me like a dirty dog...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (Rosenbaum)
KEYWORDS: travel railroading
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Rosenbaum, p. 202, "Leavin' Here, Don't Know Where I'm Goin'" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "I'm Goin' Back to Good Ol' Birmingham" (lyrics)
cf. "Going Down This Road Feeling Bad" ("water tastes like wine" lyric)
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