I Been to Georgia on a Fast Train

Album: Old Five and Dimers Like Me (1973)
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  • On a rainy, windy morning that's the day that I was born on
    In the old sharecroppers one country shack
    They say my mammy left me, same day that she had me
    Said she hit the road and never once looked back

    And I just thought I'd mention, my Grandma's old age pension
    Is the reason why I'm standing here today
    I got all my country learning, milking and a churning
    Pickin' cotton, rasin' hell, and bailin' hay

    I've been to Georgia on a fast train honey
    I wouldn't born no yesterday
    Got a good Christian raisin' and an eighth grade education
    Ain't no need in y'all a treatin' me this way

    And now sweet Caroline , I guess I'll ever find
    Another woman put together like you all
    With your wiggle and your walkin',and your big city talkin'
    Your brand new shiny Plymouth rag-top car

    Yeah it's hurry up and wait,in this world of give and take
    Seems like haste makes for waste every time
    And I pray to my soul, when you hear those ages roll
    You better know I'm gonna get my share of mine

    I've been to Georgia on a fast train honey
    I wouldn't born no yesterday
    Got a good Christian raisin' and an eighth grade education
    Ain't no need in y'all a treatin' me this way

    I've been to Georgia on a fast train honey
    I wouldn't born no yesterday
    Got a good Christian raisin' and an eighth grade education
    Ain't no need in y'all a treatin' me this way

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