"Linin' Track" as written by and Huddie Ledbetter....
Oh boys, is you right?
Done got right!
All I hate 'bout linin' track
These ol' bars 'bout to break my back

Oh boys, can't you line 'em, Jack-a Jack-a
Oh boys, can't you line 'em, Jack-a Jack-a
Oh boys, can't you line 'em, Jack-a Jack-a
See Eloise go linin' track

Moses stood on the Red Sea shore
Smotin' that water with a two-by-four

If I could I surely would
Stand on the rock where Moses stood

Mary an' the baby lyin' in the shade
Thinkin' on the money I ain't made


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    General CommentThis is an old rail road song by leadbelly, I dont think it is a Chain Gang song but more of a labour song.

    One version of this song includes the Lyrics "Rock and Roll" which is a term believed to have origionated from Railway Navy songs such as this.
    FackingHellon August 30, 2006   Link

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