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A NOTE ABOUT PUBLISHING


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If you are interested in licensing a song for publication, recording, performance, or other, please contact the publisher.

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All works by Woody Guthrie are held under U.S. Copyright Law.


PUBLISHER'S CONTACT
Look at the bottom of each lyric page to find the correct publisher.

TRO-Essex Music Group
Attn: Sarah Smith
266 West 37th Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10018-6609
T: 212-594-9795 x25
Email
Website


Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc.
(Administered by BMG Chrysalis)
Attn: Gregg Barron
6100 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite #1600,
Los Angeles, CA 90048
T: (323) 969-0988
Email
Website


Sanga Music Group
(Administered by Bicycle Music)
449 South Beverly Drive, Suite 300
Beverly Hills, CA 90212 
T: 310-286-6600
Website


Michael Goldsen Music, Inc.
MGA
(Administered by Universal Music)

2100 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
T: (310) 235-4892
Email
Website


 

 

Budded Roses
Words and Music by Woody Guthrie

Little darling, we have parted
From each other we must go
Many a mile may separate us
In this world of sin and woe

But that savior gave the promise
That you'd meet me in the land
Where you said we'd be together
When the roses bloom again

Down among the budded roses
Though my heart is sad with pain
I have parted from my darling
Never more to meet again

Will this parting be forever?
Will there be no dawning day?
When our hearts will be united
All our worries pass away

Now this parting is of sorrow
Yes, it almost breaks my heart
Tell me, darling, that you love me
When we're many miles apart

I will see you up in Heaven
This is my true and earnest prayer
If you love me here on earth, dear
I am sure you'll love me there

Down among the budded roses
Though my heart is sad with pain
I have parted from my darling
Never more to meet again

 


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