"Don't Cross The River" as written by and Daniel M. Peek....
There's a little girl out lyin' on her own
She's got a broken heart
She's not the kind to take you down for long
She knows and plays it smart

(Ah) and if she's comin' she's showed no mark
She's heard no whistle blowin' from the dark
She feels like leavin' and she don't know why
Without no bridges she's trapped, so I sigh

Don't cross the river if you can't swim the tide
Don't try denyin' livin' on the other side
All your life
You were on your own

If you want you can ride my train
And soon forget the reason that you're leaving
You'll lose yourself and then sometime
Maybe even save yourself some grievin'

Oh, oh, oh, oh

Don't cross the river if you can't swim the tide
Don't try denyin' livin' on the other side
Don't cross the river if you can't swim the tide
Don't try denyin' livin' on the other side
Don't cross the river if you can't swim the tide
Don't cross the river if you can't swim the tide
Don't cross the river if you can't swim the tide


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"Don't Cross the River" as written by Daniel M. Peek

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    General Commentgood song
    absent124on June 12, 2005   Link
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    General Comment**yeah it is a good song, i used to always listen to it when i was younger, my whole life iv moved at the very least once a year and i can realate to it, its pretty sad and to me it shows this hopeless broken hearted girl**
    *GG*on October 14, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"She heard no whistle blowin' from the dark"
    America is referencing the 'Whistler' radio show; which was later made into a movies series, primarily associated with Richard Dix.
    Caanbron January 10, 2013   Link
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    General Comment"She heard no whistle blowin' from the dark"
    America is referencing the 'Whistler' radio show; which was later made into a movies series, primarily associated with Richard Dix.
    Caanbron January 10, 2013   Link

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