"Roll Old Jeremiah" as written by and Christopher Robinson....
Roll old Jeremiah,
Roll it all night long.
Roll old Jeremiah,
The fox jumps over the hollow log.

Wave goodbye to Albuquerque,
Say hello Sioux City Falls.
You got three good wheels still rolling,
Don't let the dust set on you long.

It's just another day from here to there.
It's just another night alone.
Yes, the wind it is a simple friend,
What brought you here can take you home.

Lean as these hard times,
Dry down to the bone.
Roll old Jeremiah,
Roll that whiskey barrel home.

When you hear that whistle blowin'
When your smoke is in the air,
Roll on Jeremiah,
Roll on home without a care.

It's just another day from here to there.
It's just another night alone.
Yea, the wind it is a simple friend,
What brought you here can take you home.

Double mounted, double gal,
Lifted a pistol in Jesuit Bend,
Up to Viper, she did run.
Careful Jeremiah now,
You know how this is gonna go down.
A bullet don't care where it comes from.
Run, Jeremiah, run, run, run.

It's just another day from here to there.
It's just another night alone.
Yea, the wind it is a simple friend,
What brought you here can take you home.


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    My OpinionIt seems to be really personal and specific, at least in a storytelling form. Good song. I took interest b/c I've been a fan since Shake Your Money Maker and my name is Jeremy. I'm just reviewing the album. I skipped to this song on purpose, lol. I was supposed to see BC in '91 in Jackson, Ms but they cancelled. I did see them in Germany in '96 and I do love them to death. Everything I've heard from them is good. This song, if it's not personally interpreted means that home is there and although you are on an adventure away from home don't cross the line and lose it all.
    chriscornellon January 27, 2010   Link

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