The Max Hunter Folk Song Collection

Going Down That Road Feeling Bad

Cat. #1278 (MFH #241) - As sung by Floyd Holland, Mountain View, Arkansas on October 25, 1971

VERSE 1
I'm goin' down that road feelin' bad, bad, bad
I'm goin' down that road feelin' bad
Goin' down that road feelin' bad, O Lord
An' I ain't gonna be treated this way

VERSE 2
Away down in jail on my knees, knees, knees
Away down in jail on my knees
Away down in jail on my knees, O Lord
And I ain't gnna be treated this a way

VERSE 3
They fed me on cornbread an' beans, beans, beans
They fed me on cornbread an' beans
Fed me on cornbread an' beans
An' I ain't gonna be treated this a way

VERSE 4
A ten dollar due is my fee, fee, fee
A ten dollar due is my fee,
A ten dollar due is my fee, Lord, Lord
An' I ain't gonna be treated this a way

VERSE 5
I'm goin' where th weather suits my clothes, clothes
I'm goin' where th weather suits my clothes
Goin' where th weather suits my clothes, O Lord
And I ain't gonna be treated this a way

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