I went down to the river, sat beneath the willow tree
Dew dropped on those willow leaves and it fell right down on me
And that's the reason I've got those weepin' willow blues

I went upon that old mountain, out and stand,
I looked down on that engine that taking away my loving man,
That's the reason I've got those weepin' willow blues

Oh I heard the whistle blowing, the fireman ring the bell
They're taking away that willow tree that give me this weeping spell
That's the reason I've got those weeping willow blues

When you're broken hearted and your man is out of town
Go to the river, take the chair and then sit down
And if he don't come back to you, I'll tell you what to do
Jump overboard, cause he ain't no more to you

I love my man, I kiss him morning, noon and night
I wash his clothes
I keep him neat
I try to treat him right
Now he's gone and left me after all I tried to do
The way he treats me, he'll do the same to you
That's the reason I've got those weeping willow blues


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