#28 - The Tuolumne Winds Free 

I played this little tune at a few shows before the pandemic hit, but haven't made any recordings of it.  I know at this time many are seeking out rivers for summer relief, so it makes sense to place it here now.  I wrote it for a California Rivers benefit concert at the Freight and Salvage, organized by Laurie Lewis and Suzy Thompson.  

The Tuolumne Winds Free

The Tuolumne winds free, the Tuolumne winds free,
It's a lot like you and me, the Tuolumne winds free. 

Water falls on the McCloud, water falls on the McCloud,
Mist and rainbow trout, water falls on the McCloud.

The Yuba's made of stone, Yuba's hips are made of stone,
They take ahold of your soul, just like rock and roll, her hips are made of stone.

The Sacramento's arms are wide, the Sacramento's arms open wide
Where they join with the tide, her arms open wide.

The Tuolumne winds free, the Tuolumne winds and tumbles free
It's a lot like you and me, the Tuolumne winds free. 

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  • Bill Apgood
    Bill Apgood
    Loved that song when you and Sean did it on the podcasts. Lovely version here, befitting the beauty of the rivers. Thank you.

    Loved that song when you and Sean did it on the podcasts.
    Lovely version here, befitting the beauty of the rivers.
    Thank you.

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