A Whole Lot of Trouble

Live version

Image and caption: untitled  Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Photograph Collection LC-USF34-019093-E

“Tell me now brother, How’d it go down–
Your homesteading in a western town?”
“God help me, it ain’t gone right
Dust clouds boiled up as black as night
And a man can’t reap if a man can’t sow
Oh how I wish we never did go
See I lost my tractor and I lost my cow
But I don’t give a damn about them now
Lost a whole lotta money but I don’t care
‘Cause we left our little baby there
There’s a whole lotta trouble Oklahoma way
Like dust drifting up on a little girl’s grave”
Advertisements