Away Down the River

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Alison Krauss

Alison Maria Krauss (born July 23, 1971) is an American bluegrass-country singer, songwriter and musician. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of ten and recording for the first time at fourteen. She signed with Rounder Records in 1985 and released her … more »

Baby, dry your eyes
There's no need to cry
'Cause I'll see you again 
It might be a while  Before you understand 

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I'm just away down the river 
A hundred miles or more
 Crossing over Jordan 
To the other shore
I'll be standing, waiting 
With all who've gone before 
I'm just away down the river 
A hundred miles or more

Now the pictures on the wall
Will help you to recall 
They're not there 
To make you sad
But to remember 
All the good times we had

[Chorus]

When it's time to leave 
You're gonna feel the mountain breeze
And the snow will fill the stream 
And carry you to me

[Chorus]

Written by: JULIE LEE

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Away Down the River