"Goodnight Irene" as written by and John A Lomax Huddie Ledbetter....
Irene, goodnight
Irene, goodnight
Goodnight, Irene, goodnight, Irene
I will see you in my dreams

Sometimes I live in the country,
Sometimes I live in town
Sometimes I take a great notion,
To jump into the river and drown

Irene, goodnight
Irene, goodnight
Goodnight, Irene, goodnight, Irene
I will see you in my dreams

Stop rambling, stop gambling,
Stop staying out late at night
Go home to your wife and your family,
And stay by the fireside bright.

Irene, goodnight
Irene, goodnight
Goodnight, Irene, goodnight, Irene
I will see you in my dreams


Lyrics submitted by PureSophist

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