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Deep River Blues

(Alex Whitmore)
modified traditional ©2005 Alex Whitmore twocapos music
Deep River Blues
traditional

Let it rain, let it pour, let it rain a whole lot more
‘Cause I’ve got them deep river blues
Let the wind drive on by
Let the waves sweep up high
‘Cause I’ve got them deep river blues

My old gal’s a good ol’ pal she looks like a water foul
When I get them deep river blues
And there ain’t no one to cry for me
And the fish all go out on a spree
When I get them deep river blues

Br Well I got um
They’ve got me
Well I got um
Can’t you see

So hand me down my old boat
I’m gonna see if she’ll float
‘Cause I’ve got them deep river blues
I’m going down to Mussel Shoals
Times are better there I’m told
‘Cause I’ve got them deep river blues

If my boat sinks with me
Let me drown, can’t you see that
I’ve got them deep river blues
So now it’s time to say goodbye
And if I sink just let me die
‘Cause I’ve got them deep river blues

Br