The Moon Is Rising

by Jimmy Reed

Mathis James "Jimmy" Reed (September 6, 1925 – August 29, 1976) was an American blues musician and songwriter, notable for bringing his distinctive style of blues to mainstream audiences. Reed was a major player in the field of electric blues, as opposed to the more acoustic-based sound of many of …




The moon is risin'
This time goin' down
I feel kinda lonesome
My babe not around

You know that I need ya
Ya can't be found
Been lookin' for ya baby
All over town

Ya went away and left me
All alone
It wasn't you darlin'
But it was me, was wrong

Don't tell me where ya goin'
Tell me where ya been
Ain't had no lovin'
Since you, you done went and left me

Written by: EWART G. JR. ABNER, JIMMY REED

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