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Lyrics by: Bruce Springsteen
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I come from down in the valley Where, mister, when you're young They bring you up to do Like your daddy done Me and Mary, we met in high school When she was just seventeen We'd ride out of this valley Down to where the fields were green


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We'd go down to the river And into the river, we'd dive Oh, down to the river, we'd ride Then I got Mary pregnant And, man, that was all she wrote And for my nineteenth birthday I got a union card and a wedding coat We went down to the courthouse And the judge put it all to rest No wedding day smiles No walk down the aisle No flowers, no wedding dress That night, we went down to the river And into the river, we'd dive Oh, down to the river, we did ride I got a job working construction For the Johnstown Company But lately, there ain't been much work On account of the economy Now all them things that seemed so important Well, mister, they vanished right into the air Now I just act like I don't remember Mary acts like she don't care But I remember us riding in my brother's car Her body tan and wet down at the reservoir At night on them banks, I'd lie awake And pull her close just to Feel each breath she'd take Now those memories Come back to haunt me They haunt me like a curse Is a dream a lie if it don't come true Or is it something worse That sends me down to the river Though I know the river is dry That sends me down to the river tonight Down to the river, my baby and I Oh, down to the river, we ride

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