Down Along the Cove

Written by: Bob Dylan
Down along the cove
I spied my true love comin’ my way
Down along the cove
I spied my true love comin’ my way
I say, “Lord, have mercy, mama
It sure is good to see you comin’ today"

Down along the cove
I spied my little bundle of joy
Down along the cove
I spied my little bundle of joy
She said, “Lord, have mercy, honey
I’m so glad you’re my boy!”

Down along the cove
We walked together hand in hand
Down along the cove
We walked together hand in hand.
Ev’rybody watchin’ us go by
Knows we’re in love, yes, and they understand

(Alternate Version)

Down along the cove I spied my little bundle of joy
Down along the cove I spied my little bundle of joy
I said, “Lord have mercy, baby
You make me feel just like a baby boy”

Down along the cove a bunch of people are milling around
Down along the cove a bunch of people are milling around
I said, “Lord have mercy, baby, they’re gonna knock you when you’re up
They’re gonna kick you when you’re down”

Down along the cove I feel as high as a bird
Down along the cove I feel as high as a bird
I said, “Lord have mercy, baby
How come you never say more than a word?”

Down along the cove I seen the Jacks and the River Queen
Down along the cove I seen the Jacks and the River Queen
I said, “Lord have mercy, baby
Ain’t that the biggest boat you ever seen?”

Down along the cove, you can lay all your money down
Down along the cove, you can lay all your money down
I said, “Lord have mercy, baby
Ain’t it a shame how they shove you and they push you around?”

Down along the cove, I got my suitcase in my hand
Down along the cove, I got my suitcase in my hand
I said, “Lord have mercy, baby
Ain’t you glad that I’m your man?”

(alternate version Copyright © 2002 by Special Rider Music)

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