Crow Jane (Skip James)

Crow Janie, Crow Janie, Crow Jane Don't you hold your head high Someday baby, you know You got to die You got to lay down an - You got to die, you got to - You know, I wanna buy me a pistol Wants me forty rounds of ball Shoot Crow Jane, just to see her fall She got to fall, she got to - She got to fall, she got to- That's the reason I begged, Crow Jane Not to hold her head, so high Someday baby, you know You got to die You got to lay down an - When I dug her grave With a silver spade Ain't nobody gon' take My Crow Jane place You can't take her place No, you can't take her - That's the reason I begged, Crow Jane Not to hold her head, too high Someday baby, you know You got to die You got to lay down an - You know, I let her down With a golden chain An ev'ry link I would call my, Crow Jane name Crow Jane, Crow - Crow Jane, Crow - You know I never missed my water 'Till my well went dry Didn't miss Crow Jane Until the day she died 'Till the day-ay-ay-ay she - That's the reason I begged, Crow Jane Not to hold her head, too high Someday baby, you know you got to die You got to lay down and - You got to die, you got to - You know, I dug her grave Eight feet in the ground Didn't feel sorry Until they let her down They had to let her down Had-a - They had to let her down That's the reason I begged, Crow Jane Not to hold her head, too high Someday baby, you know you got to die You got to lay down and.