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Big River Lyrics

from One From The Vault (Live)

"Big River" is track #1 on the album One From The Vault (Live). It was written by Cash, Johnny R..
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Well, I taught that weeping willow how to cry, cry, cry
Taught the clouds how to cover up a clear blue sky
Tears I cried for that woman are gonna flood you, big river
And I'm a gonna sit right here until I die

I met her accidentally in St. Paul, Minnesota
She tore me up everything I heard her drawl, that southern drawl
Well, I heard my dream went back downstream, cavorting in Davenport
And I follow you big river when you called

Well, I followed her down to St. Louie later on down the river
Trader said she's been here but she's gone, boy, she's gone
Well, I followed her down to Memphis but she just walked off the bus
She raised a few eyebrows and she went on down alone

Well, I've gotten on down to Baton Rouge, River Queen roll on
Take that woman down to New Orleans, New Orleans
I give up, I've had enough, followed my blues on down to the gulf
She loves you big river more than me

Songwriters
CASH, JOHNNY R.

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