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    Johnny Cash / Lyrics

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    "Hey, Porter" Lyrics

    Johnny Cash

    Hey porter! Hey porter!
    Would you tell me the time?
    How much longer will it be till we cross
    that Mason Dixon Line?
    At daylight would ya tell that engineer
    to slow it down?
    Or better still, just stop the train,
    Cause I wanna look around.

    Hey porter! Hey porter!
    What time did ya say?
    How much longer will it be till I can

    see the light of day?
    When we hit Dixie will you tell that engineer
    to ring his bell?
    And ask everybody that ain't asleep
    to stand right up and yell.

    Hey porter! Hey porter!
    It's getting light outside.
    This old train is puffin' smoke,
    and I have to strain my eyes.
    But ask that engineer if he will
    blow his whistle please.
    Cause I smell frost on cotton leaves
    and I feel that Southern breeze.

    Hey porter! Hey porter!
    Please get my bags for me.
    I need nobody to tell me now

    that we're in Tennessee.
    Go tell that engineer to make that
    lonesome whistle scream,
    We're not so far from home
    so take it easy on the steam.

    Hey porter! Hey porter!
    Please open up the door.
    When they stop the train I'm gonna get off first
    Cause I can't wait no more.
    Tell that engineer I said thanks alot,
    and I didn't mind the fare.
    I'm gonna set my feet on Southern soil
    and breathe that Southern air.
    This song was last modified on November 28th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc..
    Written by JOHNNY CASH.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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