Sailor's Lament

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Creedence Clearwater Revival (sometimes shortened to Creedence or CCR) was an American rock band that gained popularity in the late 1960s and early 1970s with a number of successful singles drawn from various albums. more »

Woke up early feelin' light, (shame, it's a shame.)
Somebody got to me last night, (shame, it's a shame.)
Sat down for a friendly duel, (shame, it's a shame.)
With one-eyed jacks 'n' jokers, too, (shame, it's a shame.)

[Chorus:]
Ooh, sailor man, (shame, it's a shame.)
Ooh, sailor man. (shame, it's a shame.)

Poormouth Henry turned on me, (shame, it's a shame.)

Said, "boy, I'm gonna pick you clean." (shame, it's a shame.)

[Chorus:]

Oh!

Henry said, "don't you mess that pile," (shame, it's a shame.)
Had three aces 'n' he had five. (shame, it's a shame.)

[Chorus:]

Shame, it's a shame.
(repeat 5x)

Written by: J. FOGERTY

Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC GROUP, INC

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