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

Last Saturday night I got married
Me and my wife settled down
Now me and my wife have parted
Think I'll take a little stroll downtown

Irene goodnight, Irene goodnight
Goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene
I'll get you in my dreams

Sometimes I live in the country
Sometimes I live in town
Sometimes I get a great notion
To jump in the river and drown

Irene goodnight, Irene goodnight
Goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene
I'll get you in my dreams

Last night as I lay sleeping
As I lay across my bed
Last night I had this nightmare, oh God
I dreamed Irene was dead

Irene goodnight, Irene goodnight
Goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene
I'll get you in my dreams

Irene goodnight, Irene goodnight
Goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene
I'll see you in my dreams

Irene goodnight, Irene goodnight
Goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene
I'll see you in my dreams


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