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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 (Mechanical licenses)
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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Pretty And Shiny-o
Words and Music by Woody Guthrie

Take my brush, take my broom,
Clean and I clean around my room.
Clean and I clean around my room,
To make it pretty and shiny-o.

Take my polish, take my cloth,
Rub and I rub and I polish it off
Rub and I rub and I polish it off
To make it pretty and shiny-o.

Take my soap, take my clothes
Down and down in the water they go
Down and down in the water they go
To make them pretty and shiny-o.

Take my brush, scrub my teeth
Scrubble and scrabble, I brush my teeth
Bubble and blow, bubble and blow
To keep them pretty and shiny-o.

Tippy tappy toe, I go to bed
Close my eyes, I rest my head
Sleepy sleepy tight, sleepy sleepy tight
To make eyes pretty and shiny-o.

 


© 1954, 1982, 2010 (renewed) by Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. & TRO-Folkways Music, Inc. (BMI)
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