Hitchhiker Song Lyrics and Chords

Tom T. Hall

The Hitchhiker

 

Hitchhiker Song Lyrics and Chords by Tom T. Hall

 

Hitchhiker
Written and Recorded by Tom T. Hall
 
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I don’t know why it  
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is every  
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time I take a trip
 
It’s  
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always rainin’ somewhere down the  
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line
 
This particular  
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night it was in  
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Prestonsburg 
 
Kentucky
 
I  
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stopped to give a  
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country boy a  
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ride
 
I saw him runnin’  
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toward the car he  
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carried an old suitcase
 
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cigarette was dangling from his  
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lips
 
He threw the  
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suitcase in the back  
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and as he got inside
 
He  
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said I’m sorry  
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but I’m awful  
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wet
 
I said where are you  
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headed kid and he  
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said to Louisville
 
Said he  
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had an uncle there who ran a  
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store
 
Said his daddy  
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died three weeks ago and  
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they didn’t own the place
 
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said he couldn’t  
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live there  
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anymore
 
He said his  
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education was  
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that he could read and write
 
He  
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quit school the time his dad got  
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hurt
 
Ain’t much goes on in  
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Prestonsburg when  
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he was seventeen
 
And he  
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had to go some
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place to find some  
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work
 
He talked about the  
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girl whose father  
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had a lotta money
 
He said  
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he’d send and get her if he  
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could
 
His daddy taught him  
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all there was  
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about tobacco farmin’
 
And he  
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said he played the  
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banjo pretty  
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good
 
We stopped to get a  
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sandwich and the  
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waitress brought the menu
 
And I  
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noticed that he read the prices  
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first
 
He ordered him a  
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hotdog with a  
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lot of table ketchup
 
And  
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water seemed to  
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satisfy his  
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thirst
 
Well it took a while but  
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I insisted  
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that I pay the ticket
 
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cused myself and went out to the  
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car
 
He came out and  
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got in the car and he  
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handed me a quarter
 
He  
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said you left this  
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layin’ on the  
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bar
 
I dropped him off in  
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Lexington and  
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drove down to Bowling Green
 
And I  
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thought boy you’ll never make without  
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help
 
And then I got to  
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thinkin’ about the  
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days when I was younger
 
And I  
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started out the  
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same darn way  
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myself
 
I don’t know why it  
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is every  
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B 
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time I take a trip
 
It’s  
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always rainin’ somewhere down the  
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line

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Hitchhiker?
– The song Hitchhiker was sang by Tom T. Hall.

 

Who is Tom T. Hall?
– Thomas T. Hall (born May 25, 1936) is an American country music songwriter, singer, instrumentalist, novelist, and short-story writer. He has written 12 No. 1 hit songs, with 26 more that reached the Top 10, including the No. 1 international pop crossover smash “Harper Valley PTA” and the hit “I Love”, which reached No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. He is included in Rolling Stones list of 100 Greatest Songwriters. He became known to fans as “The Storyteller,” thanks to his storytelling skills in his songwriting.

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