Down by the Riverside

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Diamond Rio

Diamond Rio is an American Country music/Christian music band formed in 1984 in Nashville, Tennessee. Since its foundation, the group has comprised the same six members: Gene Johnson (mandolin, guitar, fiddle, tenor vocals), Jimmy Olander (lead guitar, Dobro, Danelectro, banjo), Brian Prout (drums)… more »

I took my baby out and bought her a ring
Man, we planned a wedding come spring  Staring right into the eyes of my dreams 
Hand in hand, down on one knee

Down by the Riverside 
Down by the Riverside 
Told me she would be my bride 
Down by the Riverside 

She said yes as I held her tight 
We made love in the broad daylight
Now I know why the old folks say
Get too close and you'll get swept away


 Spring came and turned by baby's head around  Rains fell and now I feel like I might drown
 Under the weight of this fools crown

There's a tree down by the Riverside 
Once it held it's head up high
We carved our vows deep in its side
Now faithless love makes that willow cry


Her love turned out to be a lie

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