Goodnight Irene

 

Written by:  John Lomax

Written by:  Huddie Ledbetter

With the Mitch Miller Singers

Arranged By;  Mitch Miller

Originally made famous by: Huddie Ledbetter

Label:  Columbia Records

Recorded:  June 28, 1950

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Irene goodnight, Irene goodnight, goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene,

I'll see you in my dreams.

Last Saturday night I got married, me and my wife settled down,

Now me and my wife are parted, I'm going to take another stroll downtown.

Sometimes I live in the country, sometimes I live in the town,

Sometimes I have a great notion, to jump into the river and drown.