Poor Boy

by Gill Landry

Gill Landry, also known by the stage name of Frank Lemon, is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States. He is a former member of Old Crow Medicine Show and a founding member of the Kitchen Syncopators. In March 2015 he released his third album, the s…




Poor boy ain't got no home
Walk in the junkyard, a machines and bones
Packet full of marbles and a mouth full of moans

Got a book of matches and a box of dreams
Got a book of matches and a box of dreams
Burnt my whole train to smoke for some railroad steam

Gone to Savannah on the Gulf coast line
Gone to Savannah on the golf coast line
Take the blame, change my name
Leave this slow down old bottom soul town behind

Poor boy ain't got no home
Walk in the junkyard of machines and bones
Pocket full of nothin' and a mouth full of moans


Written by: JAMES MC CULLOCH, NICK GILDER

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