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Eight More Miles To Louisville
Riverboat 253
 
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Eight More Miles To Louisville
 
Riverboat 253
 


ID: 14054
   Instrumental  
 
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TypeSinging CallRiverboat
WEB SITE www.riverboat.com
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Grid list of Riverboat recordings
Copies1
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration3:44
MediaMP3
Artist(s)

Elmer Sheffield, Jr.
Elmer Sheffield, Jr.
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Lyrics

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Eight More Miles To Louisville
 
 

I've traveled over this country wide seeking fortune fair
Up and down the two coast lines I've traveled everywhere
From Portland East to Portland West back along the line
I'm going now to the place that's best that old hometown of mine

Eight more miles and Louisville will come into my view
Eight more miles on this old road and I'll never more be blue
I knew some day that I'd come back I knew it from the start
Eight more miles to Louisville the hometown of my heart

There's bound to be a gal somewhere that you like best of all
Mine lives down in Louisville she's long and she is tall
But she's the kind that you can't find a traveling through the land
I'm on my way this very day to win her heart and hand

Eight more miles and Louisville will come into my view
Eight more miles on this old road and I'll never more be blue
I knew some day that I'd come back I knew it from the start
Eight more miles to Louisville the hometown of my heart

Now I can picture in my mind a place we'll call our home
A humble little hut for two we'll never want to roam
The place that's right for that love sight is in those bluegrass hills
Where gently flows the Ohio by a place called Louisville

Eight more miles and Louisville will come into my view
Eight more miles on this old road and I'll never more be blue
I knew some day that I'd come back I knew it from the start
Eight more miles to Louisville the hometown of my heart

Lyrics by Louis Marshall "Grandpa" Jones. 
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