Roll On Weary River, Roll On

DESCRIPTION: "Roll on, weary river, roll on, Don't take me away with your song, Your waters are deep, many secrets they keep...." "I'm down by the river alone, No place on earth to call home...." The singer, poor and lonely, asks the river to stay away from her home
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1976 (recording, Hedy West)
KEYWORDS: river loneliness hardtimes nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: _Sing Out_ magazine, Volume 28, #2 (1980), p, 27, "Roll On Weary River, Roll On" (1 text, 1 tune, as sung by Hedy West and learned from her grandmother)
File: Sov28n2b

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