Country Connection: Country Music Artists Sing “Wagon Wheel”

Country Connection: Country Music Artists Sing “Wagon Wheel”


♪♪ ♪ Headed down south to
the land of the pines ♪ ♪ And I’m thumbin’ my
way into North Caroline ♪ ♪ Starin’ up the road ♪ ♪ Pray to God I see headlights ♪ ♪ I made it down the coast
in seventeen hours ♪ ♪ Pickin’ me a bouquet
of dogwood flowers ♪ ♪ And I’m a hopin’ for Raleigh ♪ ♪ I can see my baby tonight ♪ ♪♪ ♪ So rock me, mama,
like a wagon wheel ♪ ♪ Rock me, mama,
anyway you feel ♪ ♪ Hey, mama, rock me ♪ ♪ Rock me, mama, like
the wind and the rain ♪ ♪ Rock me, mama, like a
south-bound train ♪ ♪ Hey, mama, rock me ♪ ♪♪ ♪ Runnin’ from the cold
up in New England ♪ ♪ I was born to be a fiddler
in an old-time string band ♪ ♪ My baby plays the guitar ♪ ♪ I pick a banjo now ♪ ♪ Oh, the North country winters
keep a gettin’ me now ♪ ♪ Lost my money playin’ poker,
so I had to up and leave ♪ ♪ But I ain’t a turnin’ back ♪ ♪ To livin’ that
old life no more ♪ ♪♪ ♪ So rock me, mama,
like a wagon wheel ♪ ♪ Rock me, mama,
anyway you feel ♪ ♪ Hey, mama, rock me ♪ ♪ Rock me, mama, like
the wind and the rain ♪ ♪ Rock me, mama, like a
south-bound train ♪ ♪ Hey, mama, rock me ♪ ♪♪ ♪ Walkin’ to the south
out of Roanoke ♪ ♪ I caught a trucker
out of Philly ♪ ♪ Had a nice long toke ♪ ♪ But he’s a headed west
from the Cumberland Gap ♪ ♪ To Johnson City, Tennessee ♪ ♪ And I gotta get a
move on before the sun ♪ ♪ I hear my baby
callin’ my name ♪ ♪ And I know that
she’s the only one ♪ ♪ And if I die in Raleigh ♪ ♪ At least I will die free ♪ ♪♪ ♪ So rock me, mama,
like a wagon wheel ♪ ♪ Rock me, mama,
anyway you feel ♪ ♪ Hey, mama, rock me ♪ ♪ Rock me, mama, like
the wind and the rain ♪ ♪ So, rock me, mama, like a
south-bound train ♪ ♪ Hey, mama, rock me ♪ ♪♪ [cheers and applause]

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