"Cotton Eyed Joe" as written by Tommy Duncan and Bob Wills....
If it hadn't been for cotton-eye Joe
I'd been married long time ago
Where did you come from? Where did you go?
Where did you come from cotton-eye Joe?

If it hadn't been for cotton-eye Joe
I'd been married long time ago
Where did you come from? Where did you go?
Where did you come from cotton-eye Joe?

He came to town like a midwinter storm
He rode through the fields so
Handsome and strong
His eyes was his tools and his smile was his gun
But all he had come for was having some fun

If it hadn't been for cotton-eye Joe
I'd been married long time ago
Where did you come from? Where did you go?
Where did you come from cotton-eye Joe?

He brought disaster wherever he went
The hearts of the girls was to hell broken sent
They all ran away so nobody would know
And left only men cause of cotton-eye Joe

If it hadn't been for cotton-eye Joe
I'd been married long time ago
Where did you come from? Where did you go?
Where did you come from cotton-eye Joe?


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"Cotton-Eyed Joe" as written by James Robert Bob Wills Bob Wills

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    General Commentim the first post!!!!!!1
    ow ma gowd
    is he singing about a cow?
    bananaphobiaon August 17, 2005   Link
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    General Commentno he is talkin about a really hawt dude that came and swept all the chickies off their feet
    Tergar4on August 20, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThat makes sense I guess Tergar4. Hmm Could be a drug that makes it hard to get it up. Its always fun to blame things on drugs. lol.
    mycroft45on June 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHE?! Are you all illiterate? I will assume you are all looking for the techno version by Rednex, not something by this LEGEND of a woman. Nina is not a man's name.
    wake up jeffon September 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentoook so its about this guy that came into town all slick and sweet talking andgot all the girls pregnant n they all ran away then only men were left.
    headbangforjesuson December 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commentgreat song
    babygoth101on March 10, 2015   Link
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    General Commentsorry to let you guys know cotton eye joe is about std's
    babygoth101on March 10, 2015   Link

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