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    Victoria Spivey / Lyrics

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    "St. James Infirmary" Lyrics

    Victoria Spivey feat. Roosevelt Sykes

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    It was down by old Joe's barroom, on the corner of the square
    They were serving drinks as usual, and the usual crowd was there
    On my left stood Big Joe McKennedy, and his eyes were bloodshot red
    And he turned his face to the people, these were the very words he said

    I was down to St. James infirmary, I saw my baby there
    She was stretched out on a long white table,
    So sweet, cool and so fair

    Let her go, let her go, God bless her
    Wherever she may be
    She may search this whole wide world over
    Never find a sweeter man as me

    When I die please bury me in my high top Stetson hat
    Put a twenty dollar gold piece on my watch chain
    The gang'll know I died standing pat

    Let her go, let her go God bless her
    Wherever she may be
    She may search this wide world over
    Never find a sweeter man as me

    I want six crapshooters to be my pallbearers
    Three pretty women to sing a song
    Stick a jazz band on my hearse wagon
    Raise hell as I stroll along

    Let her go Let her go
    God bless her
    Wherever she may be
    She may search this whole wide
    World over
    She'll never find a sweeter
    Man as me
    This song was submitted on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC.
    Written by Joe Primrose, Irving Mills.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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