Hand Me Down My Walkin' Cane cho: Hand me down (hand me down) my walkin' cane (my walkin' cane)(2x) Hand me down my walkin' cane, I'm a gonna leave on the midnite train All of my sins been taken away, taken away. Yonder comes a man (yonder comes a man) across the field (across the field) repeat Yonder comes a man across the field, kickin' up dust like an automobile All of my sins, etc. If I had listened (repeat) what mama said (repeat) repeat If I had listened what mama said, I'd be sleeping in a feather bed All of my sins, etc. Hell is deep, and hell is wide repeat Hell is deep and hell is wide, ain't got no bottom ain't got no sides All of my sins, etc. Hand me down my walkin' cane I'm gonna leave on the midnight train Hand me down my bottle of corn I won't be home till the early morn (or "Gonna get drunk as sure as you're born") I got drunk and I landed in jail (3) Had nobody for to go my bail Well the beans was tough and the meat was fat (3) Oh good lord I cain't eat that If I'd listened to what my mama said* (3) I'd been sleepin' in a feather bed Hand me down my rockin' chair (3) I'm gonna rock on outta here All of my sins are taken away note: Norman Blake changes the tag line to "My sins they have overtaken me" BT DB,BT oct96
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