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Lyrics by: Bill Brock
# Debut Chart
98 Jun '63 Hot 100

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There's a black cloud Hanging over my head Down to my last buck With an old black cloud Hanging over my head There ain't no such thing As good luck Oh, the very first Saturday of every month I go down to get me some pay When I ask my bossman about a draw This is what my bossman say [CHORUS] Black could hanging over my head Down to my last buck With an old black cloud Hanging over my head There ain't no such thing As good luck Well, I earn my living By the sweat of my brow I work so hard every day With that old black cloud Hanging over my head To drive my dreams away And if it wasn't with the Help of the one I love To tell my troubles to There just ain't no telling What that old black cloud Might drive this poor man to


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[repeat CHORUS] I'm gonna seed in the ground Gonna grow me a tree This is what that black cloud done They sent all the locust To eat up the tree I'm gonna cook my brains in the sun And one of these days When I'm laid away I know that cloud can't wait It's gonna hover over me On Judgement Day To keep me from the Pearly Gate [repeat CHORUS 2x to fade]

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