"Tom Dooley" as written by Stefan Wachtberg and Dp,....
Hang down your head Tom Dooley,
Hang down your head and cry,
Hang down your head Tom Dooley,
Poor boy, you’re bound to die.

I met her on the mountain,
There I took her life,
Met her on the mountain,
Stabbed her with my knife.

This time tomorrow,
Reckon where I’ll be,
Hadn’t of been for Grayson,
I’d’ve been in Tennessee.

This time tomorrow,
Reckon where I’ll be,
Down in some lonesome valley,
Hanging from a wide oak tree.

Hang down your head Tom Dooley,
Hang down your head and cry,
Hang down your head Tom Dooley,
Poor boy, you’re bound to die.

Poor boy, you’re bound to die…



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    General CommentAnother underrated Kingston Trio song. Tom Waits covered it as "Hang Down Your Head" on his album Rain Dogs.
    JohnnyLurgon November 27, 2010   Link

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