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Allman Brothers: Ramblin' Man Meaning

Song Released: 1973


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Ramblin' Man Lyrics

I can [Am] settle dow-own and be doin' just fine
Til I [E7] hear an old train rollin' down the [Am] line
Then I hurry strai-aight home and pack
And if I [E7] didn't go, I believe I'd blow my [Am] stack
I love you ba-aby, but you gotta...

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    anonymous
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    Dec 6th, 2019 12:48pm report


    The lyrics posted above in the greyed out square are from Hank Williams Ramblin Man not the Allman Brothers song.



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    anonymous
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    May 3rd, 2019 5:27am report


    The story of his father being shot over a fight while gambling is true.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 27th, 2011 8:37am report


    This song is about the rush of immigrants to Canada in the early 20th century.

    Either that or a drifter who travels down south.



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    Surfer_Coyote
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    Nov 18th, 2008 11:50am report


    Basically a song about a drifter. The man has essentially never had any home but the road, he longs for a "normal" life with the family, job, and whole bit but he just can't stand to be in one place too long.




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