Caine River Blues
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Down in Louisiana, got too much to lose
Down in Louisiana, got too much to lose
I got twenty years of living, with these old Caine River Blues

Work at tenant farming', Jacob is my name
I work at tenant farming', Jacob is my name
I spent half my life getting' blisters, from cutting sugar cane

Got me a son named Jimmy, got a wife named Marie
Said I got me a son named Jimmy, got a wife named Marie
I'm getting old working in the sun all day, but she done alright by me

She said Jimmy needs some schooling, so he doesn't end up like you
Said Jimmy needs some schooling, so he doesn't end up like you
But buying his books on the money I make it's a damn hard thing to do

Mr. Jackson wants to see me, so he called me in at four
Mr. Jackson wants to see me, but he called me in at four
Said I got me combine Jacob. I don't need you anymore

(Instrumental - Slide guitar)

Well I got a brother named Virgil, he sells crack cocaine
I got me a brother named Virgil, he sells crack cocaine
He got rich a long time ago and he left that sugar cane

Virgil said hey Jacob, I'll make you a deal
Virgil said hey Jacob, I'll make you a deal
I got to get some good to Appaloosas I need you behind the wheel

W were headed south on a two lane road called highway 1-9-0
We were headed south on a two-lane road called highway 1-9-0
Mr. trooper pulled us over outside of town he said step out nice and slow

Mr. Trooper shot poor virgule, when he tried to run
Mr. Trooper shot poor Virgil, when tried to run
But I killed Mr. Trooper, with Virgil's old shotgun

Down in Louisiana, got nothing left to lose
Down in Louisiana, got nothing left to lose
Now I'm going to Angola with these ol'Caine River Blues
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