Rod Stewart - Jo's Lament Lyrics

Rod Stewart Gasoline Alley cover art
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I stayed away so long Jo
Don't think that I could come back
You're doin' so well without me girl
You'd laugh if you'd know'd where I'm at

You knew me when it was all my world
Somehow it's all passed me by
But don't let on to my friends Jo dear
That things ain't turned out as planned

You bore my child then I left you aside
I don't expect you to forgive
But Jo I can say in a funny old way
I was sure that I had it made

I still possess a photograph
My memory to refresh
But fade it may Jo I can say
I was sure that I had it made

You bore my child then I left you aside
I don't expect you to forgive
But now I'm not so young and I'm so afraid
To sleep alone for the rest of my days

Track Listing
Vinyl 1
  • 1 Gasoline Alley
  • 2 It's All Over Now
  • 3 Only a Hobo
  • 4 My Way of Giving
  • 5 Country Comforts
  • 6 Cut Across Shorty
  • 7 Lady Day
  • 8 Jo's Lament
  • 9 You're My Girl (I Don't Want to Discuss It)


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Rod Stewart
    album: Track 8 in album Gasoline Alley
    release date: 1970
    popularity : 62 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Blues
    styles: Blues Rock/Country Rock/Folk Rock/Rhythm & Blues
    length: 3:27
    producer: Rod Stewart and Lou Reizner
    lead vocals: Rod Stewart
    guitar: Rod Stewart
    Album Information
    label: Mercury Records
    country(area): United States
    format: Vinyl
    barcode: 249847070000
    script: Latin