Orange Blossom Special

Album: Orange Blossom Special (1965)
Charted: 80
  • Look a-yonder comin'
    Comin' down that railroad track
    Hey, look a-yonder comin'
    Comin' down that railroad track
    It's the Orange Blossom Special
    Bringin' my baby back

    Well, I'm going down to Florida
    And get some sand in my shoes
    Or maybe Californy
    And get some sand in my shoes
    I'll ride that Orange Blossom Special
    And lose these New York blues

    "Say man, when you going back to Florida?"
    "When am I goin' back to Florida? I don't know, don't reckon I ever will."
    "Ain't you worried about getting your nourishment in New York?"
    "Well, I don't care if I do, die, do, die, do, die, do, die."

    Hey talk about a-ramblin'
    She's the fastest train on the line
    Talk about a-travellin'
    She's the fastest train on the line
    It's that Orange Blossom Special
    Rollin' down the seaboard line Writer/s: ERVIN THOMAS ROUSE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 13th 1965, Johnny Cash performed "Orange Blossom Special" on the ABC-TV program 'Shindig!'...
    And twenty-five days later on February 7th, 1965 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart for a six week stay, peaking at #80...
    It reached #3 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart...
    On the day of this 'Shindig!' appearance his covered version of "It Ain't Me, Babe" was at #7 on the Hot Country Singles chart, but he didn't perform it...
    In 1963 Billy Vaughn released an instrumental version of song; his version also spent 6 weeks on the Top 100 and peaked at #63...
    R.I.P. Mr. Cash {1932 - 2003}, Mr. Vaughn {1919 - 1991}, and Jimmy O'Neil {Shindig's host, 1940 -2013}.
  • Camille from Toronto, OhThis is a very recognizable instrumental song and worthy of the phrase 'country classic'.
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