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Mississippi River Blues - Lyrics by Taylor Big

Broonzy, Big Bill
Mississippi River,
Is so long, deep and wide,I can see my good gal on that other side.
You know I cried, and I called,
But I could not make her hear,I'm gonna catch that boat baby, steam on over there.
Big boat is up the river,
Lord, stuck on a bank of sand,I'll never see my baby, I'll never make that land.
Ain't it hard, to love someone,
When they are so far from you;I am so lonesome, I don't know what to do.