1. This song is Copyrighted in U.S., under Seal of Copyright #154085, for a period of 28 years, and anybody caught singin it without our permission, will be mighty good friends of ours, cause we don’t give a darn. Publish it. Write it. Sing it. Swing to it. Yodel it. We wrote it, that’s all we wanted to do

    — Message on mimeographed copies of lyrics distributed by Woody Guthrie to fans in the 1930s (via oracionessucias)

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