Mississippi Sheiks - Sitting on Top of the World Lyrics

Mississippi Sheiks Stop And Listen cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Walter Jacobs Vinson
release date: 1974
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genres: Blues
length: 3:15
writer: Walter Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon
Lyrics
Was all the summer, and all the fall,
Just trying to find my little all in all
But now she's gone, I don't worry
I'm sitting on top of the world

Was in the spring, one summer day
Just when she left me, she's gone to stay
But now she's gone, I don't worry
I'm sitting on top of the world

An' you come here runnin', holdin' up your hand
Can't get me a woman, who can just kill a man
But now she's gone, I don't worry
I'm sitting on top of the world

It have been days, I didn't know your name
Why should I worry and prayer in vain
But now she's gone, I don't worry
I'm sitting on top of the world

Goin' to the station, down in the yard
Gone get me a freight train, worked some, got hard
But now she's gone, I don't worry
I'm sitting on top of the world

The lonesome days, they have gone by
Why should you beg me and say goodbye
But now she's gone, I don't worry
I'm sitting on top of the world



Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Stop and Listen Blues No.2
  • 2 Yodelling Fiddling Blues
  • 3 The World Is Going Wrong
  • 4 Please Baby
  • 5 Unhappy Blues
  • 6 She Ain't No Good
  • 7 Your Good Man Caught the Train and Gone
  • 8 Sitting on Top of the World
  • 9 Shake Hands and Tell Me the Good News
  • 10 Jailbird Love Song
  • 11 I've Got Blood in My Eyes for You
  • 12 Honey Babe Let the Deal Go Down
  • 13 Mississippi Low Down
  • 14 Ram Rod Blues

  • Album Information
    label: Mamlish
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin