I was born on a farm in Alabama
And I was raised on God and cane and old ways
But now I'm rollin down the road in the Motor City
This is a tramp singin a song about a tramp

Well I did some time blow my mind in Texas
And I fell in love down in Monterey
But now I'm rollin down the road in the Motor City
This is a tramp singin a song about a tramp

Oh Lord, I wasn't born here
And I pray to the Lord above I'll never die here
But now I'm rollin down the road in the Motor City
This is a tramp singin a song about a tramp
Oh like that river
I got to keep on rollin
Like that river
Got to keep on rollin


Well I spent some time on the sidewalks of New York City
And I toast some wine down in Harlem
But now I'm rollin down the road in the Motor City
This is a tramp singin a song about a tramp

Now I'm rollin down the road in the Motor City
This is a tramp singin a song about a tramp


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