Woody Guthrie's original lyrics to +quot;This Land is Your Land+quot; stanzas 4, 5, and 6

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Woody Guthrie's original lyrics to "This Land is Your Land": stanzas 4, 5, and 6 are usually censored out, but are essential to conveying the full meaning of Woody's song. THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND chorus This land is your land, this land is my land From California to the New York Island From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream water This land was made for you and me As I was walkin', that ribbon of highway I saw above me, that endless skyway I saw below me, that golden valley I said this land was made for you and me I've roamed and rambled and I followed my footsteps To the sparkling sand of her diamond desert And all around me, a voice was sounding: This land was made for you and me Down in the city, in the shadow of the steeple By the relief office, I saw my people As they stood there hungry I stood there whistling: This land was made for you and me As I went walking, I saw a sign there And on that sign it said "Private Property" But on the other side it didn't say nothin' That side was made for you and me ! Nobody living can ever stop me As I go walking my freedom highway Nobody living can make me turn back, cuz This land was made for you and me The sun came shining, and I was strolling And the wheat fields waving and the dust clouds rolling As the fog was lifting, a voice was chanting: This land was made for you and me - Woody Guthrie

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