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AIN'T GONNA WORK TOMORROW (Traditional / A.P. Carter) The Carter Family - 1928 Flatt& Scruggs - 1961 The Louvin Brothers - 1961 Keith& Rooney - 1962 Béla Fleck - 1979 Wilma Lee Cooper - 1979 Hot Rize - 1981 Raymond W. McLain - 1991 Salamander Crossing - 1998 John Hasbrouck - 2004 County Line Bluegrass - 2004 Jim Watson - 2004 Pete Pike - 2005 Kim Beggs - 2006 The Forge Mountain Diggers - 2006 Emily Singleton - 2007 Rhett Ratliff - 2007 The Roadoilers - 2007 Bob& Lynn Dixon - 2009 The South Carolina Broadcasters - 2011 Wheels Fargo& The Nightingale - 2011 Also recorded by: Raymond Fairchild& The Frosty Mountain Boys; Chet Atkins; Laurie Lewis; Clarence 'Hound Dog' Jackson; Chris Webster; Blue Highway; Country Gentlemen........and others. As recorded by THE CARTER FAMILY: I'm a-going to leave this country I'm a-going around this world I'm going to leave this country For the sake of one little girl Well she told me that she loved me And it give my poor heart grief And she's got her back turned on me She's courting whoever she please (Instrumental Break) Well I lost my money in gambling And I lost my name you see I am nobody's darling And nobody cares for me Don't you hear my banjo ringing Don't you hear this mournful sound Don't you hear those pretty girls laughing Standing on the cold, frozen ground I'll hang my head in sorrow I'll hang my head and cry I'll hang my head in sorrow As my darling passes by Well, I ain't gonna work tomorrow And I may not work next day I ain't gonna work tomorrow For it be a wet, rainy day ++++++++++ As recorded by THE COUNTRY GENTLEMEN: I ain't gonna work tomorrow Ain't gonna work today Ain't gonna work tomorrow, Lord For that is my wedding day I love my Mama and Papa, too I love my Mama and Papa, too I love my Mama and Papa, too But I'd leave them both to go with you I've been all around this country I've been all around this world I've been all around this country, Lord For the sake of one little girl I'm leaving you this lonesome song I'm leaving you this lonesome song I'm leaving you this lonesome song 'Cause I'm gonna be gone before long ++++++++++ As recorded by HOT RIZE: Oh, I'm gonna leave this country Yeah, I'm gonna leave this world Goin' to leave this country For the sake of one little girl Oh, I ain't gonna work tomorrow And I ain't gonna work next day I ain't gonna work tomorrow For it may be a rainy day (Instrumental Break) Can't you hear the banjo ringin' Can't you hear that mournful sound Can't you hear them pretty gals laughin' Oh, there on the cold, cold ground Oh, I ain't gonna work tomorrow And I ain't gonna work next day I ain't gonna work tomorrow For it may be a rainy day (Instrumental Break) Oh, I hang my head in sorrow Yeah, I hang my head and cry I hang my head in sorrow As my darlin' passes by Oh, I ain't gonna work tomorrow And I ain't gonna work next day I ain't gonna work tomorrow For it may be a rainy day (Instrumental Break) Oh, I ain't gonna work tomorrow And I ain't gonna work next day I ain't gonna work tomorrow For it may be a rainy day (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - May 2012)

    


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