"Dink's Song" as written by Marcus Oliver Johnstone Mumford, T-bone Burnett, Oscar Isaac and Traditional,....
If I had wings like Noah's dove
I'd fly the river to the one I love
Fare thee well, my honey, fare thee well.
I had a man, who was long and tall,
Moved his body like a cannon ball.
Fare thee well, my honey, fare thee well.

'Member one evening, it was drizzling rain
And in my heart I felt an aching pain.
Fare thee well, my honey, fare thee well.

Once I wore my apron low,
Been a-keep' you away from my door.
Fare thee well, my honey, fare thee well.

Now my apron is up to my chin,
You pass my door but you never come in.
Fare thee well, my honey, fare thee well.
Muddy river runs muddy 'n' wild,
You can't care the bloody for my unborn child.
Fare thee well, my honey, fare thee well.

Number nine train ain' done no harm,
Number nine train take my poor baby home.
Fare thee well, my honey, fare thee well.

Fastest man I ever saw
Skid Missouri on the way to Arkansas.
Fare thee well, my honey, fare thee well.




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    General Commenta home recording that appears on the soundtrack to no direction home. it's a really sweet song, and jeff buckley's cover of it on his live at sin-e album is good too.
    saintjimmy99on July 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's great. Not his originally, but still great. How do you move your body like a cannon ball, gentlemen?
    HibbingismyHolyLandon January 11, 2008   Link
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    General Commenthaha i like this version more than the jeff buckely version!
    intheflesh316on August 02, 2008   Link

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