Marty Robbins Matilda cover

Matilda
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Song Meaning
Verse 1
Matilda with your calloused hands
Where Will goes you will follow in search of better land
Verse 2
Matilda never mind where you have been
Forget about Missouri forget about your kin
Verse 3
Matilda it's too bad your baby's gone
But he's rested in his cradle by the river
Neath a simple grave of stone
Verse 4
Matilda musn't let Will see you cry
Covered wagons keep on rolling never question or ask why
Verse 5
Matilda work your fingers to the bone
Read your Bible pray the Indians might spare you
Till you and Will reach your new home
Verse 6
Matilda just five hundred miles to go
You know Will's so proud of you though he never tells you so
Matilda Matilda
Verse 7
Verse 8

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