"My Man's Gone Now [From Porgy and Bess]" as written by Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin, Du Bose Heyward and Dorothy Heyward....
My man's gone now
Ain't no use a listenin'
For his tired footsteps
Climbin' up the stairs

Old man sorrow's
Come to keep me company
Whisperin' beside me
When I say my prayers
When I say my prayers

He come around
He come up, he come around
Ain't that I mind workin'
Workin' means travelers
Journeyin' together
To the promised land

But old man sorrow
Mountin' all the way with me
Tellin' me that I'm old now
Since I lose my man
Since I lose my man

Since I lose my man


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"My Man's Gone Now" as written by George Gershwin Ira Gershwin

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