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Man of Constant Sorrow

(Travis James Humphrey)
traditional

Man of Constant Sorrow

traditional / arr: TJH

 

I am a man of constant sorrow;

I’ve seen hard-times all my days.

I bid farewell to the County,

(the place where I was born and raised.) 2x

 

For six long years, I’ve been in trouble;

no pleasures here on earth I’ve found.

For in this world, I’m bound to ramble;

(I have no friends to help me now.) 2x

 

SOLO

 

So, it’s fare thee well my old lover;

I never expect to see you again.

For I’m bound to ride that northern railroad;

(perhaps I’ll die upon this train.) 2x

 

They’ll just bury me in some deep valley,

say a prayer, and lay my body down.

And I know that you will love another,

(while I am sleeping in my grave.) 2x

 

SOLO

 

I am a man of constant sorrow;

I’ve seen hard-times all my days.

I bid farewell to the County,

(the place where I was born and raised.) 2x