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A NOTE ABOUT PUBLISHING


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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
Website


 

 

When I Get Home
Words by Woody Guthrie, Music by Anders Parker

Well, I been around this world a million times
And I fought in all the fox holes and the lines
I have rode every ship that rides the foam
And I know just what I’ll do when I get home.

CHORUS:
Yes, I know just what I’ll do when I get home.
And I know just what I’ll do when I get home.

I lifted and I carried and I hauled
I answered all the bugles and the calls
And at every sinking of the sun
I thought of what I’ll do when I get home.

Yes, I know just what I’ll do when I get home.
And I know just what I’ll do when I get home.
I’m gonna keep my fires burning
I’m gonna keep my wheels a turning
I’m gonna keep my people free when I get home.

I lifted your shells and dropped your bombs.
Saw this town and other towns blowed down.
I talked to every Joe in the kingdom come
Told him everything I’ll do when I get home.

Yes, I know just what I’ll do when I get home.
And I know just what I’ll do when I get home.
I’m gonna keep my fires burning
I’m gonna keep my wheels a turning
I’m gonna keep my people free when I get home.

 



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