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A NOTE ABOUT PUBLISHING


Want to license a Woody Guthrie song?

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

Questions? Contact Anna Canoni at: acanoni(at)woodyguthrie.org

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
E: NorthAmericaLicensing(at)troessexmusic.com
Website


Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc.
(Administered by BMG Chrysalis)
1 Music Circle South, Suite #500
Nashville, TN 37203
E: mechanical(at)bmg.com
E: licensing(at)bmg.com - Synch licenses
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
E: umpg.songlist(at)umusicpub.com
Website


 

 

Gotta Work
Words by Woody Guthrie, Music by Corey Harris

I gotta work
Or go nuts
I gotta work
Or go nuts
I gotta work
I gotta work
I gotta work
Or go nuts

I get dangerous
If I don’t work
I get mean
If I don’t work
I go screwball
            I go loco
                        I go crazy
                                    If I don’t work.

Hurt people
If I don’t work
Kill people
If I go nuts
            Hit people
                        Scratch people
                                    Bite people
If I go nuts

I gotta work
I gotta work
I gotta work
Or go nuts
I go screwball
            I go loco
                        I go crazy
                                    If I don’t work.
Hit people
                        Scratch people
                                    Bite people
If I go nuts

 


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