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Jim Bradford BAND: Tunes

Ol' 80

(Jim Bradford)

This song is dedicated to my late great uncle Adolph Eggen

Old 80 Old Eighty Came from the old country Old 80, well He got drunk every day It was 1933 But he reminds me of me I want to get together with him In the old, in the old Country Playing his music Sleeping with the indians Townsfolk said “that ain't no way to be” But you were a friend of mine You were a friend to me And I want to get together with you In the old, in the old Country Give it to me Make it an old one Gimme that old Clementine And let it shine Over model T’s and wheat fields Old Adolph Could have been Should have been Long time ago My mother told me That he went down the hi-line Making people happy Adolph You are way out in front of me I want to get together with you In the old in the old Country Gimme that Make it an old one Gimme that Ukulele