Arkansas Traveler by Pete Seeger

Published by Darron Toy on



I say farmer farmer I say farmer can you tell me where this road goes to but ain't moved since I've been here well what I mean farmer is how do I get to Little Rock Little Rock I don't know about no Little Rock but there's a hopper down in my spring branch a farmer I say uh-uh your corn looks mighty yellow and bad yep we planted the yellow kind Oh farmer hodja hodja taters turned out this year why they didn't turn out at all me and Sal had to dig them out uh armored you know there's not much difference between you and a fool nope just the difference between my yard and offense uh Armour you just started to play the second part of that tune then why didn't you go on with it well talk to stranger I don't know the rest of that too and I heard it played down in town a little while back when a show pass through but all I could remember is the first part well farmer you know I know the rest of that tune let me play that banjo ha ha you play the banjo well step right up here sit down stay all night sell set the table we got a jet here and play the banjo let's hear now


12 Comments

the chicken fried redneck · May 14, 2019 at 10:40 am

I'm Acualy from Arkansas. Not offended

frank234561 · May 14, 2019 at 10:40 am

In before everyone else. Red Dead Redemption 2 brought me here. You can hear an NPC whistling it.

Notta Victim · May 14, 2019 at 10:40 am

Here's a nice swing version, done Fingerstyle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pu1nD-495aM&index=12&list=UUynQZBSIVe93MBwu79tWJ9w&t=0s

jeanleviking · May 14, 2019 at 10:40 am

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Flinx · May 14, 2019 at 10:40 am

This is probably my favorite song to play so thank you Rest In Peace.

Jackie Shmueli · May 14, 2019 at 10:40 am

First time I have heard this one, great just love it greetings from Israel.

Julian Crampton · May 14, 2019 at 10:40 am

yo no way did they use this tune on the elefun commercial back in the day

Apirateslifefors B · May 14, 2019 at 10:40 am

at camp we used to sing I'm taking home a baby bumblebee to this tune 🙂

kumi · May 14, 2019 at 10:40 am

I've searched for a while for the lyrics of All You Bold Sailormen. I can't find any! can you link me to one if you find?

Tom Dockery · May 14, 2019 at 10:40 am

This is what Fiorina called Hillary doing her job as Secretary of State.

Phil Salazar · May 14, 2019 at 10:40 am

Nice! And check my version of Arkansas Traveler
Arkansas Traveler – Phil Salazar & Friends ft. Scott Gates and Hans Ottsen

Ed Ljungdahl · May 14, 2019 at 10:40 am

Rest in Peace Pete you are still loved, Gone but not forgotten.

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