#15394  by shakedown_04092
 Fri Apr 20, 2007 10:26 am
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Big River

Well I taught that weepin’ willow how to cry, cry, cry
                                      B          E
I taught the clouds how to cover up a clear blue sky
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Tears I cried for that woman are gonna flood you, big river
A                       E7           A
And I’m gonna sit right here until I die

Well I met her accidentally in St. Paul, Minnesota
Tore me up every time I heard her drawl that southern drawl
And I heard my dream went back downstream, cavorting in Davenport
And I followed you, big river, when you call


Guitar Instrumental over 2 verses

Well I followed her to St. Louis, later on down the river
Freighter said she’d been here, but she’s gone, boy she’s gone
Follow her down to Memphis, ah but she just walked out the door
Raised a few eyebrows and she went on down along


Piano Instrumental over 2 verses

Well goin’ on down to Baton Rouge, river queen roll on
Take that woman down to New Orleans, New Orleans
Well I give up, ‘cause I’ve had enough, get my blues on down the gulf
She loves you big river, more than me


Chorus ending: (x2)

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And I’m gonna sit right here until I die
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