"Sittin' on Top of the World" as written by and Chester Burnett....
One summer day
She went away
She gone an left me
She gone to stay

But now she gone
An' I don't worry
'Cause I'm sittin' on top of the world
Works all the summer

And worked all the fall
I had to take my Christmas
In my over-halls*
But now she's gone

An' I don't worry
Because I'm sittin' on top of the world

Goin' down to the freight yard
Just to meet a freight train
I'm gon' leave this town
Work has done gotten too hard

But now she's gone
And I don't worry
Because I'm sittin' on top of the world
One summer day

She went away
She gone an left me
She gone to stay
But now she gone

And I don't worry
Because I'm sittin' on top of the world


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"Sittin' on Top of the World" as written by Chester Burnett

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    General CommentI've only recently heard this version. I guess this is the original.. I have mostly only heard Jack White's covers of it. I've always been a big fan though. Every time I go climbing or wandering in the Arizona desert or whatever, I just forget my worries and feel like I'm on top of the world. This song plays in my head.. every time.
    socialpulseon April 03, 2012   Link

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