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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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Rattle My Rattle
Words and Music by Woody Guthrie

CHORUS
Rattle rattle rattle rattle,
Rattle my rattle rattle,
Rattle my rattle rattle,
Keep-a my skattle kattle,
Rootle rootle rootle rootle,
Reedle my riddle,
Uptown downtown,
Rattle my ray.

Pull my rattle, shake my rattle,
Bang my rattle, on my head.
Riddle riddle so riddle, jing dingle pumpkin seed,
Rattle my rattle rattle, one two three.
One two three, one two three,
One two, three three three.
A – B, C – D – E,
F – G, H – I – J.

Rattle my rattle rattle,
Rattle my blue rattle,
Rattle my hair rattle,
On my head.
Feel my nails and,
Be my needle bug,
Rattle my teeth settin’
Pretty as you please.

CHORUS

 


© 1963 (renewed) and 1991 (renewed) by Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. & TRO-Ludlow Music, Inc. (BMI)
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