“Talking Columbia”


"I was down along the river, just sittin' on a rock, Lookin' at the boats in the Bonneville lock." The singer describes what he sees along the river -- and how it inspired this song. He concludes that the world should be run by electricity, not dictators

Cross references


  1. Lomax-FSNA 232, "Talking Columbia" (1 text)
  2. BI, LoF232


Author: Woody Guthrie
Earliest date: 1941-2 (recording by author)
Found in: US