Hoyt Axton

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Some people say I'm a no count, others say I'm no good But I'm just a natural born travelin' man Doin' what I think I should…

Hoyt Wayne Axton (25 March 193829 October 1999) was an American country music singer-songwriter, and a film and television actor.

Travel where you will and grow to be a man And sing what must be sung, poor boy Sing what must be sung.

Quotes[edit]

Strongest of Oak is the gallows Tighest of knots is the noose…
I said God damn, God damn The Pusher man
Jeremiah was a bull frog
Was a good friend of mine
I never understood a single word he said
But I helped him a-drink his wine…
Joy to the world All the boys and girls, now, Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea, Joy to you and me.
  • Some people say I'm a no count, others say I'm no good
    But I'm just a natural born travelin' man
    Doin' what I think I should, oh yeah
    Doin' what I think I should.
  • And I don't give a damn about a greenback dollar
    Spend it fast as I can for a wailin' song and a good guitar
    The only things that I understand, oh yeah.
    • Greenback Dollar (1963)
  • When I was a little baby, my mama she said "Son.
    Travel where you will and grow to be a man
    And sing what must be sung, poor boy
    Sing what must be sung.
    "
    • Greenback Dollar (1963)
  • Strongest of Oak is the gallows
    Tighest of knots is the noose

    Why oh why did I kill that man
    Now I'll never get loose
  • I've rode o'er hot, dry deserts
    And over mountains tall
    I believed in the bad land sayin'
    "A good gun never falls"
    • "Strongest of Oak" (1965)
  • You know, I've seen a lot of people walkin' 'round
    With tombstones in their eyes
    But the pusher don't care
    Ah, if you live or if you die
    • The Pusher (1968)
  • God damn, The Pusher
    God damn, I say The Pusher
    I said God damn, God damn The Pusher man.
    • The Pusher (1968)
  • The dealer for a nickel
    Lord, will sell you lots of sweet dreams
    Ah, but the pusher ruin your body
    Lord, he'll leave your, he'll leave your mind to scream.
    • The Pusher (1968)
  • And when I first saw you I first loved you
    With a song that I sang to the fire in your eyes

    But somebody told you that it wouldn't be easy
    And you carried that lie for the devil to sing

    Some sail rivers deep and muddy some sail rivers clear and cold
    But the river that I'm sailin' goes to sea
    And sometimes I do grow weary sometimes I feel old
    And sometimes I wonder if you think of me

  • And I dream in the morning that she brings me water
    And I dream in the evening that she brings me wine
    Just a poor man's daughter from Puerta Piñasco
    South of the border, in old Mexico.
  • Well you could have been lonely every night now,
    Could have cried a whole lot more, been a little bit blue
    Oh, you could have been lonely, for your one and only,
    You could have loved me as much as I love you.
    • "We Could Have Been Sweethearts (You Could Have Been Lonely)" from Spin of the Wheel (1990) · Video performance
  • And we could have been sweethearts, forever and ever,
    Could have loved a whole lot more, been a little more true.
    • "We Could Have Been Sweethearts (You Could Have Been Lonely)" from Spin of the Wheel (1990)
  • So hold my hand, I'm going down fast,
    And if I return, I'll never more be blue
    It's not the leaving of all I love that makes me cry
    But my darling, when I think of you.
    • "We Could Have Been Sweethearts (You Could Have Been Lonely)" from Spin of the Wheel (1990)

Joy To The World (1971)[edit]

I believe in Jesus An' what the Bible said An' I am fairly certain He had himself a heavy head.
He scared the lyin' people So bad, they hung him dead An' they never even listened To what he really said.
  • I'm a high night flier and a rainbow rider
    And a straight-shooting son of a gun.
    • Joy to the World
  • Joy to the world
    All the boys and girls, now,
    Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea
    Joy to you and me
    • Joy to the World
  • When it all comes down
    I hope it doesn't land on you
    When the truth is found
    I hope it will be true to you.

    All I'm sayin' is have a nice day
    I hope it doesn't rain on your parade
    An' when it all comes down
    I hope it doesn't land on you.

    • Have A Nice Day
  • I believe in Jesus
    An' what the Bible said
    An' I am fairly certain
    He had himself a heavy head.

    He scared the lyin' people
    So bad, they hung him dead
    An' they never even listened
    To what he really said.

    • Have A Nice Day
  • Well, I never been to Heaven
    But I been to Oklahoma
    Well, they tell me I was born there
    But I really don't remember
    In Oklahoma, not Arizona
    What does it matter, what does it matter?
    • Never Been to Spain

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