CREDITS

Rick Roberts - Vocals, Rhythm Acoustic and Electric Guitar
Byron Berline - Vocals, Fiddle
Kenny Wertz - Vocals, Acoustic and Electric Guitar
Alan Munde - Vocals, 5-String Banjo
Roger Bush - Vocals, Electric and Acoustic Bass
Don Beck - Pedal Steel Guitar, Mandolin
Eric Dalton - Drums


1. Six Days On The Road

Earl Greene and Carl Montgomery

The Flying Burrito Brothers ...

Intro. (Electric Guitar + Pedal Steel Guitar and Fiddle)

Well, I pulled out of Pittsburgh rolling down the Eastern seaboard
I got my diesel wound up and she's a-running like never before
Well, there's a speed zone ahead on the right and I don't see a cop in sight
Six days on the road and I'm gonna make it home tonight
Six days on the road and I'm gonna make it home tonight

Ending. (Pedal Steel Guitar and Fiddle)
New Keys Music Co. (ASCAP)

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2. The Image Of Me

Harlan Howard

Intro. (Fiddle)

Yes, I know she's the life of the party
And without her things here must die
Oh, but don't be fooled by her laughter
She has her sad times she knows how to cry

She drinks and she talks just a little too loud
And with her bright gown she hangs around with any old crowd
Yes, I know I'm to blame and I feel so ashamed
That I made her the image of me

Instrumental (Fiddle + Pedal Steel Guitar)

I met her in a little country town
She was simple and old fashioned in some ways
But she loved me 'til I dragged her down
Then she just gave up and drifted away

She drinks and she talks just a little too loud
And with her bright gown she hangs around with any old crowd
Yes, I know I'm to blame and I feel so ashamed
That I made her the image of me

Yes, I know I'm to blame and I feel so ashamed
That I made her the image of me

Ending (Pedal Steel Guitar)
Red River Songs (BMI)

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3. Four Days Of Rain

Rick Roberts

Intro. (Fiddle and Banjo + Pedal Steel Guitar)

Four days of rain and I'm feeling O.K.
Sun's back again it's a beautiful day
Oil in the water has clouded my eye
Sun in the window's got me feeling just fine

Well, I'm feeling good Lord, I knew I would whatever I do
Well, I feel so high and I don't know why but that's alright too
Well, I'm walking around in a good old town thinking of you, Lord
And I hope you think of me too, oh

Instrumental (Pedal Steel Guitar)

A breeze in my face and the blue sky is clear
A beautiful morning Lord, I wish you were here
Taking it easy I'm taking it slow
Enjoying the sunshine enjoying the show

Well, I'm feeling good Lord, I knew I would whatever I do
Well, I feel so high and I don't know why but that's alright too
Well, I'm walking around in a good old town thinking of you, Lord
And I hope you think of me too Oh, oh

Instrumental (Pedal Steel Guitar)

Yes, and I'm feeling good Lord, I knew I would whatever I do
Well, I feel so high and I don't know why but that's alright too
'cause I'm walking around in a good old town thinking of you, Lord
And I hope you think of me too

Instrumental Ending (Pedal Steel Guitar)
1971 Goose Feather Music (BMI)

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4. My Uncle

Chris Hillman and Gram Parsons

Intro. (Pedal Steel Guitar)

A letter came today from the draft board
With trembling hands I read the questionnaire
It asked me lots of things about my mama and papa
Now that ain't what I call exactly fair

So I'm headin' for the nearest foreign border
Vancouver may be just my kind of town
'cause they don't need the kind of law and order
That tends to keep a good man underground

A sad old soldier once told me a story
About a battlefield that he was on
He said a man should never fight for glory
He must know what is right and what is wrong

So I'm headin' for the nearest foreign border
Vancouver may be just my kind of town
'cause they don't need the kind of law and order
That tends to keep a good man underground All right

Instrumental (Fiddle + Pedal Steel Guitar)

Well, I don't know how much I owe my uncle
But I suspect it's more than I can pay
He's asking me to sign a three year contract
I guess I'll catch the first bus out today

So I'm headin' for the nearest foreign border
Vancouver may be just my kind of town
'cause they don't need the kind of law and order
That tends to keep a good man underground
That tends to keep a good man underground

1969 Irving Music Inc. (BMI)

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5. Bugle Call Rag

Traditional



Instrumental



Public Domain

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6. Shenandoah Valley Breakdown

Bill Monroe



Instrumental



Unichappel Music Inc. (BMI)

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7. Sing Me Back Home

Merle Haggard

The warden led the prisoner down the hallway to his doom
I got up to say goodbye like all the rest
And I heard him ask the warden as they led him from the room
Let my guitar playin' friend do my request

Won't you sing me back home with a song I used to hear
Make my old memories come alive
And take me away and turn back the years
Sing me back home before I die

Instrumental (Fiddle + Pedal Steel Guitar)

Oh, I remember Sunday evening when a choir from off the street
Came in to sing a few old gospel songs
And I heard the preacher tell them there's a song I used to know
Won't you sing it once before we move along?

Won't you sing me back home with a song I used to hear
Make my old memories come alive
Take me away and turn back the years
Sing me back home before I die
Won't you sing me back home before I die

Ending (Pedal Steel Guitar)
Blue Book Music (BMI)

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8. Hence The Dedication

Rick Roberts

Intro. (Electric Guitar)

I already know I have to leave you
They've already told me the day
I already know when I have to go
But I don't want to walk away

And I already know it won't be easy
I already know it will be hard, so hard
I can already see, oh how it's gonna be
I walk away but I won't take my heart

Oh yes and time passes slowly when there's nothing to do
But when you're in a hurry it creeps right up on you
And when you're all alone the days are endless it seems
But when you're with somebody now they slip by like a dream

But they're gone like a dream
Yes, they fly like a dream
In minutes it seems

And I already know I won't forget you
I already know it won't be long, you'll be alone
I can already see you'll soon be back with me
While I won't rest until I bring you home

You'll never be alone

Instrumental Ending (Pedal Steel Guitar)

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9. White Line Fever

Merle Haggard

Intro. (Acoustic Guitar)

White line fever
A sickness born down deep within my soul
White line fever
The years keep flying by like the high line poles

The wrinkles in my forehead
Show the miles I've put behind me
They continue to remind me how fast I'm growing old
Guess I'll die with this feeling in my soul

I wonder just what makes a man keep pushing on
Why must I keep on singing this old highway song
I've been from coast to coast one hundred times or more
I haven't seen one place where I ain't been before

White line fever
A sickness born down deep within my soul
White line fever
The years keep flying by like the high line poles

The wrinkles in my forehead
Show the miles I've put behind me
They continue to remind me how fast I'm growing old
Guess I'll die with this feeling in my soul

Ending (Acoustic Guitar)
Blue Book Music (BMI)

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10. Why Are You Crying

Rick Roberts

Intro. (5-Strings Banjo)

Why are you crying and what can I do
Well, it's not so easy just watching you cry alone
And can you tell me what's wrong
And if you think it might help I can bring my guitar and sing you a song

I know life has made a fool of others and I guess love has made a fool of me
Try and answer questions that you never even ask of me
I know you've been left in doubt by the things that you're not sure about
Well, I can say I've been there too and maybe we can both find out if you

Will tell me why you are crying and what I can do
It's not so easy just a-watching you cry alone
Can you tell me what's wrong
And if you think it might help I can bring my guitar and sing you a song

Now, you say there's no way I can help and in the end that might be true
But you never know until you try that's all that I've asked of you, now
And I can see you have your secrets and that's all right I have mine too
But you should always share your troubles makes it that much easier for you

So tell me why you are crying and what I can do
Well it's not so easy just a-watching you cry alone
Can you tell me what's wrong
And if you think it might help I can bring my guitar and sing you a song            Sing a song now

Instrumental Ending (Fiddle)
1971 Goose Feather Music (BMI)

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11. Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms

Traditional

Intro. (5-String Banjo)

Roll in my sweet baby's arms
Roll in my sweet baby's arms
Lay around the shack 'til the mail train comes back
And roll in my sweet baby's arms

I ain't gonna work on the railroad
I ain't gonna work on the farm
Lay around the shack 'til the mail train comes back
And roll in my sweet baby's arms

Roll in my sweet baby's arms
Roll in my sweet baby's arms
Lay around the shack 'til the mail train comes back
And roll in my sweet baby's arms

Instrumental (Fiddle)

I know your parents don't like me
They run me away from your door
If I had my life to live over
I wouldn't go 'round there no more

Roll in my sweet baby's arms
Roll in my sweet baby's arms
Lay around the shack 'til the mail train comes back
And roll in my sweet baby's arms

Instrumental (Mandolin)

Now where were you last Friday night
While I was lyin' in jail
Walking the streets with another man
Wouldn't even go my bail

Roll in my sweet baby's arms
Roll in my sweet baby's arms
Lay around the shack 'til the mail train comes back
And roll in my sweet baby's arms

Instrumental (5-String Banjo)

Roll ... one, two ...

Roll in my sweet baby's arms             ah, ah, ah!
Roll in my sweet baby's arms
Lay around the shack 'til the mail train comes back
And roll in my sweet baby's arms

Ending (5-String Banjo)
Public Domain

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12. The Salty Dog Blues

Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs

Intro. (5-String Banjo)

I'm standing on the corner with the lowdown blues
A great big hole in the bottom of my shoes
Honey let me be your salty dog

And let me be your salty dog
Or I won't be your man at all
Honey let me be your salty dog

Instrumental (Fiddle)

Well, look here Sal I know you
A rundown slipper and a tore up shoe
Honey let me be your salty dog

And let me be your salty dog
Or I won't be your man at all
Honey let me be your salty dog

Instrumental (Mandolin)

I'm down in the wildwood sitting on a log
My finger on the trigger, eye on a hog
Honey let me be your salty dog

And let me be your salty dog
Or I won't be your man at all
Honey let me be your salty dog

Instrumental (5-String Banjo)

I pulled the trigger and the gun said go
Shot fell over in Mexico
Honey let me be your salty dog

And let me be your salty dog
Or I won't be your man at all
Honey let me be your salty dog

Instrumental (Fiddle)

Well, Lord made a woman and He made her mighty funny
Made her lips around her mouth taste just like the honey
Honey let me be your salty dog

And let me be your salty dog
Or I won't be your man at all
Honey let me be your salty dog

Ending (5-String Banjo)          All right
Peer International (BMI)

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1. Wild Horses

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards

Intro. (Acoustic Guitar)

Childhood living
Is easy to do
The things you wanted
I bought them for you

Graceless lady
You know who I am
You know I can't let you
Slip thru my hands

Wild horses
Couldn't drag me away
Wild, wild horses
Couldn't drag me away

And I watched you suffer
A dull and aching pain
Now you've decided
You're gonna show me the same

But no sweeping exits
Or off stage lights
Could make me feel bitter
Or treat you unkind

Wild horses
Couldn't drag me away
Wild, wild horses
We'll ride them someday

Instrumental (Acoustic Guitar)

And I know I dreamed you
A sin and a lie
But I had my freedom
But I don't have much time

Faith has been broken
Tears must be cried
Let's do some living
After we die

Wild horses
Couldn't drag me away
Wild, wild horses
We'll ride them someday

Ending (Acoustic Guitar)
1969 Gideon Music (BMI)

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2. She Thinks I Still Care

Dickie Lee Lipscombe and S. Duffy

Intro. (Fiddle)

Just because I asked a friend about her
And just because I spoke her name somewhere
Just because I rang her number by mistake today
She thinks I still care

And just because I haunt the same old places
Where the memory of her lingers everywhere
Just because I'm not the happy guy I used to be
She thinks I still care

If she's happy thinkin' I still need her
Then let that silly notion bring her cheer
Oh, how could she ever be so foolish
Tell me where would she get such an idea?

Instrumental (Fiddle + Pedal Steel Guitar)

If she's happy thinkin' I still need her
Then let that silly notion bring her cheer
Oh, how could she ever be so foolish
Tell me where would she get such an idea, yeah?

Just because I haunt the same old places
Where the memory of her lingers everywhere
Just because I'm not the happy guy I used to be
She thinks I still care
She thinks I still care

Ending (Pedal Steel Guitar)
Glad Music Co. / Universal Songs Of Polygram, Inc. (BMI)

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3. The Wild Side Of Life

Hank Thompson

Intro. (Fiddle + Electric Guitar)

I didn't know God made Honky-tonk Angels
I might have known you'd never make a wife
You gave up the only one that ever loved you
And went back to the wild side of life

You wouldn't read my letter if I wrote you
You asked me not to call you on the phone
But there's something I'm wanting to tell you
So I wrote it in the words of this song

I didn't know God made Honky-tonk Angels
I might have known you'd never make a wife
You gave up the only one that ever loved you
And went back to the wild side of life

Instrumental (Fiddle + Pedal Steel Guitar)

The glamour of the gay night life has lured you
To the places where the wine and liquor flow
Where you wait to be anybody's baby
And forget the truest love you'll ever know

I didn't know God made Honky-tonk Angels
I might have known you'd never make a wife
You gave up the only one that ever loved you
And went back to your wild side of life

I didn't know God made Honky-tonk Angels
I might have known you'd never make a wife
You gave up the only one that ever loved you
And went back to your wild side of life
And went back to your wild side of life

Ending (Pedal Steel Guitar)
Universal Songs Of Polygram, Inc. (BMI)

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4. Rueben's Train

Earl Scruggs



Instrumental



Peer International (BMI)

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5. Foggy Mountain Breakdown

Earl Scruggs



Instrumental




Peer International (BMI)

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6. Dixie Breakdown

Don Reno and James C. Lunsford



Instrumental



Fort Knox Music, Inc. / Trio Music Co., Inc. (BMI)

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7. Colorado

Rick Roberts

Intro. (Electric Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar and Fiddle)

Hey, Colorado
It was not so long ago
I left your mountains
To try life on the road

Now I'm finished with that race
It was much too fast a pace
And I, I think I know my place
Colorado I wanna come home

Instrumental (Electric Guitar and Pedal Steel Guitar)

There was a woman
But I left her far behind
I could have loved her
If I'd only had the time

Oh, but I stopped along my way
Just long enough to say
Lord I'd really, really like to stay
Oh, but my lady you know I've got to go

Instrumental (Electric Guitar and Pedal Steel Guitar)

I was too young
To know what, what I have done
I made my plans
But I was wrong yes, I was wrong

Hey, Colorado
Is it too late to change my mind
I've done some thinking
And I'm trying hard to find

Oh, the way to come back home
Lord, I've been so very long alone
Won't you take care of your own
Colorado I think I'm coming home
I wanna come home
Won't you let me come home

Ending (Pedal Steel Guitar)
1971 Silver Wing Songs (BMI)

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8. She Made Me Lose My Blues

Paul Siebel

Intro. (Electric Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar and Fiddle)

Well, I met her at the dance I thought I'd take a chance
So I held her tight when I heard those records playin'
And now I tell to you she made me lose my blues
I just wanted a kiss and I threw them all away

I got a love so strong nothing can go thru my chain mail
Gonna let it shine just like a blindin' light

Oh, but I'll be back for more I'll be a-tappin' at her door
And we'll climb the hill and the whippoorwill will sing tonight

Instrumental (Fiddle + Pedal Steel Guitar)

Oh, never know who you'll love I thought of my turtle dove
Oh, come a little closer and drink my cherry wine
And if you whisper in my ear the words I long to hear
Well, I'll be your daddy until the very end of time

And at the break of dawn we'll both be gone, my baby
You know we'll get lost far across the sea
You can run into the sun and I'll be all mighty and glum
Get a line to your mother that you've gone away with me

You know my girl she's so fine oh, she's a friend of mine
And when you see us coming you'd better put up a little brass band

(Yodels)

Ending (Pedal Steel Guitar)
Pumpkin Music / WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)

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9. Sin City

Gram Parsons and Chris Hillman

Intro. (Pedal Steel Guitar)

This old town's filled with sin it'll swallow you in
If you've got some money to burn
Take it home right away you've got three years to pay
But Satan is waiting his turn

This old earthquake's gonna leave me in the poor house
It seems like this whole town's insane
On the thirty-first floor a gold plated door
Won't keep out the Lord's burning rain

Instrumental (Fiddle + Pedal Steel Guitar)

A friend came around tried to clean up this town
His ideas made some people mad
But he trusted his crowd so he spoke right out loud
And they lost the best friend they had

This old earthquake's gonna leave me in the poor house
It seems like this whole town's insane
On the thirty-first floor a gold plated door
Won't keep out the Lord's burning rain

On the thirty-first floor a gold plated door
Won't keep out the Lord's burning rain

Ending (Pedal Steel Guitar and Fiddle)
1969 Irving Music Inc. (BMI)

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10. Devil In Disguise

Chris Hillman and Gram Parsons

Intro. (Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar + Pedal Steel Guitar and Fiddle)

She's a devil in disguise
You can see it in her eyes
She's telling dirty lies
She's a devil in disguise, in disguise

Now a woman like that all she does is hate you
She doesn't know what makes a man a man
She'll talk about the time that she's been with you
And she'll speak your name to everyone she can

She's a devil in disguise
You can see it in her eyes
She's telling dirty lies
She's a devil in disguise, in disguise

Instrumental (Pedal Steel Guitar)

Unhappiness has been her close companion
Her world is full of jealousy and doubt
Well, it gets her off to see a person cryin'
And she's just the kind that you can't live without

She's a devil in disguise
You can see it in her eyes
She's telling dirty lies
She's a devil in disguise, in disguise

Instrumental (Pedal Steel Guitar)

Her number always turns up in your pocket
Whenever you are looking for a dime
It's all right to call her but I bet you
The moon is full and your just a-wasting time

She's a devil in disguise
You can see it in her eyes
She's telling dirty lies
She's a devil in disguise, in disguise

In disguise, in disguise, in disguise, in disguise, in disguise

Instrumental Ending (Pedal Steel Guitar)
1969 Irving Music Inc. (BMI)

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11. Roll Over Beethoven

Chuck Berry

Intro. (Electric Guitar)        Owww ...

I'm gonna write a little letter
Gonna mail it to my local DJ
About a rockin' little record
I want my jockey to play

Roll over Beethoven
Gotta hear it again today

You know, my temperature's risin'
My jukebox is blowin' a fuse
And my heart's beatin' rhythm
And my soul keeps a singin' the blues

Roll over Beethoven
Tell Tschaikowsky the news

Well, if you feel it like it go get your lover
And reel and rock it and roll it over
And move on up just a trifle further
And reel and rock it, roll it over

Roll over Beethoven
Rock 'em in two by two get it

Instrumental (Pedal Steel Guitar + Electric Guitar)

Well, it's early in the mornin' I'm a-givin' you my warnin'
Don't you step on my blue suede shoes I said
Hey, diddle diddle I'm a-playin' my fiddle
Ain't got nothin' to lose

Roll over Beethoven
Tell Tschaikowsky the news

You know she dance like a glow worm
She spins like a spinnin' top
She got a crazy partner
You oughta see 'em reel and rock

And long as she got a dime
The music won't ever stop

Roll over Beethoven        Oooh
Roll over Beethoven        Oooh
Roll over Beethoven        Oooh
Roll over Beethoven        Oooh

Roll over Beethoven
Dig these rhythm and blues

Ending (Pedal Steel Guitar and Electric Guitar)
1956 Arc Music Corp. (BMI)

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12. Six Days On The Road

Earl Greene and Carl Montgomery

Intro. (Electric Guitar + Pedal Steel Guitar and Fiddle)

Well, I pulled out of Pittsburgh rolling down the Eastern seaboard
I got my diesel wound up and she's a-running like never before
Well, there's a speed zone ahead on the right and I don't see a cop in sight
Six days on the road and I'm gonna make it home tonight

I got ten forward gears and a Georgia Overdrive
I'm takin' little white pills and my eyes are open wide
And I just passed a Jimmy and White I been a-passing everything in sight
Six days on the road and I'm gonna make it home tonight

Instrumental (Fiddle + Electric Guitar)

Well, the ICC is checkin' on down the line
I'm a little overweight and my log books way behind
Yeah, but nothing bothers me tonight I'm gonna dodge all the scales all right
Six days on the road and I'm gonna make it home tonight

And it's been six weeks since I kissed my baby goodbye
And I could have a lotta women but I'm not like some other guys
I could find one to hold me tight but I could never make believe it's all right
Six days on the road and I'm gonna make it home tonight

Instrumental (Pedal Steel Guitar)

Yes my rigs a little old but that don't mean she's slow
There's a good flame blowing from her smoke stack black as coal
My home town's coming in sight if you think I'm happy you're right
Six days on the road and I'm gonna make it home tonight
Six days on the road and I'm gonna make it home tonight

Ending (Pedal Steel Guitar and Fiddle)
New Keys Music Co. (ASCAP)

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