Irene goodnight, Irene goodnight
Goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene, I'll
see you in my dreams.
Sometimes I live in the country, sometimes I
live in town, Sometimes I have a great notion to
jump in the river and drown.
Quit rambling and quit gambling, quit staying
out late at night, Stay home with your wife and
family, sit down by the fireside bright.
I love Irene, God knows I do, I'll love her 'til
the seas run dry. And if Irene turns her back on
me, I'll take morphine and die.
You cause me to weep, you cause me to mourn, you
cause me to leave my home. But the very last
words I heard her say was "Please sing me one