Waitin' On Joe

Album: Waitin' On Joe (2002)
  • We're supposed to start work down on the river today.
    And for Joe and me, it's some pretty good pay.
    Now, I was countin' on him
    To be at the dock by ten.
    A week's pay says he's still at home,
    'Cause the boy's in his own time zone

    I'm a waitin' on Joe, whaddya know.
    Time flies fast and he is slower than a
    I told him over and over: "Now don't you be late."
    Ah, but like always,
    I'm just sittin' on go,
    And waitin' on Joe.
    Yeah.

    Towboat's a leavin' 'cause it don't care.
    What's not on board and who's not there.
    Once that whistle blows,
    Down the mighty river it rolls.
    Man if I could be more like that,
    I'd get on with my life and never look back.

    Instead of waitin' on Joe, whaddya know.
    Time flies fast and he is slower than a
    I told him over and over: "Now don't you be late."
    Ah, but like always,
    I'm just sittin' on go,
    And waitin' on Joe.
    Waitin' on Joe.

    And he's in a hurry,
    'Cause he's runnin' behind.
    Now I'm not one to worry,
    But I've got a real bad feeling this time.
    Oh, oh, oh, whoa.

    'Cause sirens are crying all through this town.
    And one old boy said Joe never slowed down.
    It was that 12 O'clock train,
    So he didn't feel a thing,
    Lord,. I believe that my brother's all right,
    Still I'm prayin' he'll just give me a sign.

    Yeah, I'm a waitin' on Joe, whaddya know.
    Time flies fast and he is slower than a.
    I told him over and over: "Now don't you be late."
    Ah, but like always,
    I'm just sittin' on go,
    And waitin' on Joe.
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  • David from Memphis, TnI first heard this song when I was an apprentice deckhand on a towboat on the Mississippi in 2003.
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