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Mississippi River Blues


by Big Bear. Buy album CD: Other Songs B - W


Mississippi River Blues 2:39 Trk 4
(Bill Broonzy)
Bill Broonzy - vocal & guitar, unk. piano
Recorded: Chicago, March 23, 1934
Original issue Bluebird 5535/-80395-1.
Album: Vol. 1 'Walk Right In'
Bluebird Records 'When The Sun Goes Down'


Mississ-ippi river
Is so long, deep and wide
I can see my good girl
Standin' on that other side

I cried an I called
I could not make my baby hear
Lord, I'm 'on get me a boat, woman
Paddle on away from here
(guitar)

Ain't it hard to love someone
When they are so far from you
Lord, I'm on' get me a boat and
Paddle this old river blue

I went down to the landing
To see if any boats were there
And the fareman told me
Could not find the boats nowhere
(guitar)

The big boat ease up the river
Are turnin' 'round an 'round
Lord, I'm 'on get me a good girl
Or jump overboard an drown.

~



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Album: Other Songs B - W Lyrics
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  1. Back Water Blues
  2. Big Bill Blues
  3. Black, Brown & White
  4. C.C. Rider
  5. Conversation With The Blues
  6. Digging My Potatoes
  7. Down In The Alley
  8. Getting Older Every Day
  9. Glory Of Love
  10. Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad
  11. Good Time Tonight
  12. I Gets The Blues When It Rains
  13. I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town
  14. In The Evenin'
  15. Jacqueline
  16. Joe Turner No. 2 (Blues Of 1890)
  17. Keep Your Hand On Your Heart
  18. Key To The Highway
  19. Lonesome
  20. Merry Go Round Blues
  21. Mississippi River Blues
  22. Mopper's Blues
  23. My Last Goodbye To You
  24. Southbound Train
  25. Southern Flood Blues
  26. Stuff They Call Money
  27. Swing Low Sweet Chariot
  28. Untitled 1
  29. Untitled 10
  30. Untitled 11
  31. Untitled 12
  32. Untitled 2
  33. Untitled 3
  34. Untitled 4
  35. Untitled 5
  36. Untitled 6
  37. Untitled 7
  38. Untitled 8
  39. Untitled 9
  40. When Things Go Wrong (It Hurts Me Too)
  41. Whiskey And Good Time Blues

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