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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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Wake Up
Words and Music by Woody Guthrie

Wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up
Wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up
Wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up
Wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up.

Open eyes, open eyes, open eyes, open eyes
Open eyes, open eyes, open eyes, open eyes
Wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up
Open eyes, open eyes, open eyes, open eyes.

Stretch arms, stretch arms, stretch arms, stretch arms
Stretch arms, stretch arms, stretch arms, stretch arms
Wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up
Stretch arms, stretch arms, stretch arms, stretch arms.

Stretch feet, stretch feet, stretch feet, stretch feet
Stretch feet, stretch feet, stretch feet, stretch feet
Wake up, open eyes, and stretch your arms
Stretch feet, stretch feet, stretch feet, stretch feet.

Stretch hands and toes and hands and toes
And hands and toes and hands and toes
Wake up and stretch your arms and feet
Stretch hands and toes and hands and toes.

Wake up and play with all your toys
Wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up
And play with all the girls and boys
Wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up.

Wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up
Wake up and see the sun shine in
And listen to all the things outside
Wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up.

 


© Copyright 1954 (renewed), 1995 by Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. & TRO-Folkways Music, Inc. (BMI)
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