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James River Lyrics

from Gentleman's Blues

"James River" is track #6 on the album Gentleman's Blues.
"James River" is track #6 on the album Gentleman's Blues.

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Intro & break:
Dm-ddim-f-c
Dm-ddim-f-c
Dm-ddim-f-c
G

Dm-g-dm-g

Dmyou come across ddim the f james river c
Dm a-for a ddim needle, and a f spoon c
Dm but would you ddim come across the f james river c
To be my woman again g
To be my woman again

Dm-g-dm-g

You come across the old lee bridge
A-for a dollar fifty in change
But would you come across the james river
For this heart of gold?
For this heart of gold?

Dm-g-dm-g

Break

Dm-g-dm-g

You go to work for ms. kitty
For a decent rate of pay
But would you come across the james river
To be my woman again?
To be my woman again?

Break

Dm-g-dm-g

You keep a pistol in your left boot
A brush and comb in your purse
But would you come across the james river
To be my woman again?
To be my woman again?

Ending:
Dm-g-dm-g-dm

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