Going to Richmond

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Going to Richmond-Jimmie Strothers
Guitar in E position, standard tuning

Yes, I'm going to Richmond, baby, and there from Paradise
Gonna see that woman that sure going to wreck my life

Yes, I'm going to Richmond, then I'm a-leavin' for Paradise
Gonna see that woman that sure gonna wreck my life

Yes, I'm leavin' old Perry and I'm headed for Tennessee
Gonna see that brownskin that sure made a fool of me

Yes, I'm leavin' Perry, babe, I'm headed for Tennessee
Gonna see that fair brown that sure made a fool of me

Yes, that old folks teach it, and I b'lieve, my soul, 'tis so (spoken: poor boy)
Son, don't you trust no young woman nowhere on earth you go

Yes, that old folks teach it, and I b'lieve, my soul, 'tis so
Son, don't you trust no young woman nowhere on earth you go

Yes, your fair brown will tell you that she'll love you all her life (spoken: poor boy)
Meet another dude around the corner and really tell that same lie twice

Yes, your fair brown will tell you that she'll love you all her life
Meet another dude around the corner and really tell that same lie twice

Alexander women, I sure, God, do despise
Got a handful of "gimme" and a mouthful of "much obliged"

Alexander women, I sure, God, do despise
Got a handful of "gimme" and a mouthful of "much obliged"

I got one old bulldog and a very long-leg hound
I got one high yella, and two, three browns

I got one high yella, two, three browns
I got one high yella, really and two three browns

Train comin' around the mountain this mornin' in a solid moan
If I live to see tomorrow gonna roll in my fair brown's arms

Train come around the mountain this mornin' in a solid moan
If I live to see tomorrow gonna roll in my fair brown's arms

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
Mmm got the blues and I can't be satisfied

Now I've got the blues and I can't be satisfied
Goin' down by the river and hang down my head and cry

Lord, I've been mistreated and I can't be satisfied
I've been mistreated and I can't be satisfied

Yes, I'm goin' away to leave you, to get you off of my mind
Babe, I'm goin' to leave you, get you off of my mind

Yes, I'm goin' away to leave you, babe, to wear you off of my mind
Then I won't be worried, honey, 'bout you all the time

I done played this piece, then, 'til my fingers got sore
Now, if it ain't nothin' doin', I ain't gonna play no more

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