Long Gone Lonesome Blues

Album: 40 Greatest Hits (1950)
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  • I went down to the river to watch the fish swim by
    But I got to the river so lonesome I wanted to die, Oh Lord!
    And then I jumped in the river, but the doggone river was dry
    She's long gone, and now I'm lonesome blue

    I had me a woman who couldn't be true
    She made me for my money and she made me blue
    A man needs a woman that he can lean on
    But my leanin' post is done left and gone
    She's long gone, and now I'm lonesome blue

    I'm gonna find me a river, one that's cold as ice
    And when I find me that river, Lord I'm gonna pay the price, Oh Lord!
    I'm goin' down in it three times, but Lord I'm only comin' up twice
    She's long gone, and now I'm lonesome blue

    She told me on Sunday she was checkin' me out
    Long about Monday she was nowhere about
    And here it is Tuesday, ain't had no news
    I got them gone but not forgotten blues
    She's long gone, and now I'm lonesome blue Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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