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The River Driver Lyrics

from The Hard & The Easy

"The River Driver" is track #3 on the album The Hard & The Easy.
"The River Driver" is track #3 on the album The Hard & The Easy.

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I was just the age of sixteen
When I first went on the drive
After six months hard labour
At home I did arrive
And courted with a pretty girl
'Twas her caused me to roam
Now I'm a River Driver and I'm far away from home

CHORUS:
I'll eat when I am hungry
And I'll drink when I am dry
Get drunk whenever I'm ready
Get sober by and by
And if the river don't drown me
It's down I'll need to roam
For I'm a River Driver and I'm far away from home

I'll build a lonesome castle
Upon some mountain high
Where she can sit an view me
As I go passin' by
Where she can sit an view me
As I go marchin' on
For I'm a River Driver and I'm far away from home

CHORUS

When I am old and feeble
And in my sickness lie
Just wrap me up in a blanket
And lay me down to die
Just get a little bluebird
To sing for me alone
For I'm a River Driver and I'm far away from home

CHOTUS x2

For I'm a River Driver and I'm far away from home

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