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Marty Robbins – Wabash Cannonball lyrics

From the great Atlantic ocean to the wide Pacific shore
From the green and flowin' mountains
To the south lands by the shore
She's mighty tall and handsome known quite well by all
She's a combination called Wabash Cannonball

Well' she came down from Birmingham one cold December day
As she pulled into the station
You could hear all the people say
There's a girl from Tennessee, she's long and she's tall
She came down from Birmingham on the Wabash Cannonball

Well' our eastern states are dandy, so the people always say
From New York to St. Louis and Chicago by the way
From the hills of Minnesota where the rippling waters fall
No changes can be taken on the Wabash Cannonball

Listen to the jingle, the rumble and the roar
As she glides along the woodland
Through the hills and by the shore
Hear the mighty rush of the engine,
Hear that lonesome hobo's call
While ridin' through the jungles on the Wabash Cannonball

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