Water Bound
Traditional


Chords

Song

1.

Chickens are crowing in the old pine tree,
Chickens are crowing in the old pine tree,
Chickens are crowing in the old pine tree,
Way down in North Carolina.

chorus:

Water bound and I can’t get home,
Water bound and I can’t get home,
Water bound and I can’t get home,
Down in North Carolina.

2.

Say old man I want your daughter, x3
Way down in North Carolina.

3.

Tell me boy what you want her for, x3
Down in North Carolina.

4.

To break my bread and share my water, x3
Way down in North Carolina.

5.

If you don’t let her go we’re gonna run away, x3
On back to North Carolina.

6.

The old man’s mad and I don’t care, x3
As long as I gets his daughter.

7.

Get up Jennie and let’s go home, x3
Before the water rises.


 
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