If I Had A Wagon

Album: Up With People! III (1968)

Songfacts®:

  • Also known as "Colorado" from the opening line, "If I had a wagon I would go to Colorado," this uptempo song was written by David Allen and Paul Colwell.

    In 1969, Representative Betty Ann Dittemore (known as B.A.D.) tried to have "Where The Columbines Grow" replaced as Colorado State Song by this song, and even introduced a bill to that effect, but with no effect. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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