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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
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Headdy Down
Words by Woody Guthrie, 1949, Music by Lorin Sklamberg (The Klezmatics), 2003

Honey, lay your head down,
Headdy down, head down;
Zibber lay your head down
Just like mine.

CHORUS:
Headdy down, Headdy down,
Headdy headdy head down;
Baby lay your head down
Just like mine.

Old man Zibber See,
Bizzy Bee, Zibby Zea;
Dibuck lay your head down
Just like mine.

CHORUS

Joady, lay your head down,
Keppy down, Kepula
Joady, lay your head down
Just like mine.

CHORUS

Joady Ben, Joadulah,
Benny, Benny Boombloom,
Joady lay your head down
Just like mine.

CHORUS

 


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Wonder Wheel
The Klezmatics