Big River Lyrics

Johnny Cash

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publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Johnny Cash
album: Track 12 in album Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous
release date: 1958-11-13
popularity : 42 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock/Rock & Roll
length: 2:32
performer: The Tennessee Two
composer: Johnny Cash

Album Information

label: Sun Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Johnny Cash Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous cover art

Lyrics

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Now I taught the weeping willow how to cry,
And I showed the clouds how to cover up a clear blue sky.
And the tears that I cried for that woman are gonna flood you Big River.
Then I'm gonna sit right here until I die.

I met her accidentally in St. Paul (Minnesota).
And it tore me up every time I heard her drawl, Southern drawl.
Then I heard my dream was back Downstream cavortin' in Davenport,
And I followed you, Big River, when you called.

Then you took me to St. Louis later on (down the river).
A freighter said she's been here but she's gone, boy, she's gone.
I found her trail in Memphis, but she just walked up the block.
She raised a few eyebrows and then she went on down alone.

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Ballad of a Teenage Queen
  • 2 There You Go
  • 3 I Walk the Line
  • 4 Don’t Make Me Go
  • 5 Guess Things Happen That Way
  • 6 Train of Love
  • 7 The Ways of a Woman in Love
  • 8 Next in Line
  • 9 You’re the Nearest Thing to Heaven
  • 10 I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still in Love With You)
  • 11 Home of the Blues
  • 12 Big River