The Max Hunter Folk Song Collection

Goin' Down th Road Feelin' Bad

Cat. #0985 (MFH #241) - As sung by Ollie Gilbert, Mountain View, Arkansas on March 11, 1970

VERSE 1
I'm goin' down this road feelin' bad
Goin' down this road feelin' bad
Goin' down this road feelin' bad
An' I ain't gonna be treated this a way

VERSE 2
O, they fed me on cornbread an' peas
They fed me on cornbread an' peas
Fed me on cornbread an' peas, so long
An' I ain't gonna be treated this a way

VERSE 3
Got me 'way down here in jail, on my knees
Down here in jail, on my knees
Down here in jail, on my knees
Ain't gonna be treated this a way

VERSE 4
Take a ten dollar shoes t' fit my feet
Take a ten dollar shoes t' fit my feet
Take a ten dollar shoes t' fit my feet
O, Lord, I ain't gonna be treated this a way

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

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