Two Trains Runnin'

(version 1 – 1961 Minnesota Tapes)

[see also "Rollin' Stone", "Still A Fool" & "Catfish Blues]

Words & Music by:

McKinley Morganfield (Muddy Waters)

 

              E7                             A7

Well, there's two trains runnin' and they're runnin' this a-way.

E7

One leaves at midnight and the other at the break of day.

At the break of day, at the break of day.

Oh well...

 

Well if you don't love, honey, tell me so.

‘Cause I ain't like a man who ain't got nowhere to go.

Ain't got nowhere to go, ain't got nowhere to go.

Oh, well, now...

 

Well, there's two trains runnin' and they're runnin' this a-way.

One leaves at midnight and the other at the break of day.

At the break of day, at the break of day.

At the break of day...

 

I've been troubled, I've been fooled, I've been crazy my whole life.

I've gone very low with another man's wife.

With another man's wife.

Oh, Lord...

 

I'm gonna find me a woman that shines like a morning star.

I'm gonna find me a woman ride like a Cadillac car.

Ride like a Cadillac car, ride like a Cadillac car.

Oh, Lord.  Oh, Lord...

 

Well I'm afraid of everybody and I can't trust myself.

Well the woman I'm loving put me on top of this shelf.

Put me on top of this shelf, put me on top of this shelf.

Oh, Lord.  Oh, Lord...

 

 





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