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I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow

This song is by The Soggy Bottom Boys and appears on the movie soundtrack O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000).

This song has been covered by Alison Krauss & Union Station under the title "I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow".
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I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow
In constant sorrow, all through his days

I am a man of constant sorrow
I've seen trouble all my days
I bid farewell to old Kentucky
The place where I was born and raised

The place where he was born and raised

For six long years I've been in trouble
No pleasure here on earth I found
For in this world I'm bound to ramble
I have no friends to help me now

He has no friends to help him now

It's fare thee well, my old true lover
I never expect to see you again
For I'm bound to ride that northern railroad
Perhaps I'll die upon this train

Perhaps he'll die upon this train

You can bury me in some deep valley
For many years where I may lay
Then you may learn to love another
While I am sleeping in my grave

While he is sleeping in his grave

Maybe your friends think I'm just a stranger
My face you never will see no more
But there is one promise that is given
I'll meet you on God's golden shore

He'll meet you on God's golden shore


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