Jivin' Man Blues (2017)

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released August 1, 2017

Stacy Stephens

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Track Name: Jivin' Man Blues (2017)
"House of the Rising Sun"

there is a house in New Orleans
they call the Rising Sun
and it's been the ruin of many poor boy
and God, i know i'm one

my Mother was a tailor
she sewed my new blue jeans
my Father was a gamblin' man
way down in New Orleans

the only thing that a gambler needs
is a suitcase and a trunk
and the only time he's satisfied
is when, when he's on a drunk

i've got one foot on the platform
i got the other foot on the train
i'm going back to New Orleans
to wear the ball and chain

so mother's tell your children
not to do what i have done
spend your life in sin and misery
in the house of the Rising Sun

there is a house down in New Orleans
they call the Rising Sun
and it's been the ruin of many poor boy
and God, i know i'm one

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"Dink's Song"

if i had wings
like Noah's dove
i'd fly to the river
to the one i love
fare thee well, oh honey
fare thee well

i had a woman
she was long and tall
she moved her body
like a cannonball
fare thee well, oh honey
fare thee well

i remember one evening
during the drizzling rain
all around my heart
i felt an aching pain
fare thee well, oh honey
fare thee well

oh the mighty river
it runs muddy and wild
can't carry the bloody
for my unborn child
fare thee well, oh honey
fare thee well

the #9 train
it won't do no harm
oh the #9 train
take my poor baby home
fare thee well, oh honey
fare thee well

the fastest woman
that i ever saw
she skipped Missouri
on her way to Arkansas
fare thee well, oh honey
fare thee well

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"He Was A Friend Of Mine"

he was a friend of mine
he was a friend of mine
now everytime i think about him
Lord, i just can't keep from cryin'
'cause he was a friend of mine

he died on the road
he died on the road
'cause he never had too much money
to pay his room or board
and he was a friend of mine

i stowed away and cried
i stowed away and cried
'cause i never had too much money
and i never been satisfied
he was a friend of mine

he never done no wrong
he never done no wrong
a thousand miles from home
and he never harmed no one
and he was a friend of mine

he was a friend of mine
he was a friend of mine
now everytime i hear his name
Lord, i just can't keep from cryin'
'cause he was a friend of mine

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"Hang Me, Oh Hang Me"

hang me, oh hang me
i'll be dead and gone
hang me, oh hang me
i'll be dead and gone
wouldn't mind the hangin'
but i've layin' in this grave so long, poor boy
i've been all around this world

been all around Cape Girardeau
parts of Arkansas
all around Cape Girardeau
parts of Arkansas
got so goddamn hungry
that i could hide behind a straw poor boy
i've been all around this world

went up on the mountain
there i made my stand
went up on the mountain
there i made my stand
rifle on my shoulder
and a dagger in my hand, poor boy
i've been all around this world

hang me, oh hang me
i'll be dead and gone
hang me, oh hang me
i'll be dead and gone
wouldn't mind the hangin'
but i've layin' in this grave so long, poor boy
i've been all around this world

put the rope around my neck
hung me up so high
put the rope around my neck
hung me so high
last words that i heard 'em say
it won't be long now before you die, poor boy
i've been all around this world