Written by Dick Reicheg & Eric Weissberg
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis
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Well won't some-body stop and give a - poor boy a ride,
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The night time will be coming soon and it's getting cold out-side,
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And my hand is getting numb - from sticking out my thumb,
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But if I can just keep moving on then I'll be satis-fied.
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'cos I'm a - hitch - hiker, I'm a boy with-out a home,
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A suitcase and my old gui-tar are the only things I own,
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And though I've tried to settle down - in lots of little old towns,
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The only time I'm happy - is when I'm rambling 'round.
You might find me on the freeway or on route sixty-six,
With nothing in my pockets 'cept my old guitar picks,
And I'd be glad to sing a song if you'll just take me along,
But if you don't like my singing, we can just talk politics.
I first started on my rambling ways about ten years ago,
To try and learn about the things that every man should know,
But the more that I see, the more I want to be free,
To settle down and be satisfied ain't good enough for me.
Yes, the only time I'm happy is when I'm rambling 'round.
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