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Author Topic: Blind Roosevelt Graves Lyrics  (Read 361 times)

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Offline CubWyse

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Blind Roosevelt Graves Lyrics
« on: April 10, 2019, 12:56:33 PM »
heya. Can anyone help me out with the lyrics to "I'm  Pressing On"?  The part after the third verse in particular. i know its wrong, but ive been singing "My dog Tuesday, what he said. he got sick and he rand for bed"   thanks  !


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Re: Blind Roosevelt Graves Lyrics
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2019, 01:29:18 PM »
Hi Cub,
Please post what you already have and folks will add on as they feel they have solutions.  Thanks.
All best,
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Re: Blind Roosevelt Graves Lyrics
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2019, 03:46:11 PM »
I'm Pressing On - Blind Roosevelt Graves

I'm pressing on, on, on I know
I'm pressing on, on, everywhere I go
I'm pressing on to that city,  what he built and prepared for me

I'm mourning on, on, on I know
I'm mourning on, on, everywhere I go
I'm mourning on to that city,  what he built and prepared for me

I'm pressing on, on, on I know
I'm pressing on, on, everywhere I go
I'm pressing on to that city,  what he built and prepared for me

Well might die Tuesday, might he said
healed the sick and he raised the dead
I'm pressing on to that city

I'm praying on, on, on I know
I'm praying on, on, everywhere I go
I'm praying on to that city,  what he built and prepared for me

I'm pressing on, on, on I know
I'm pressing on, on, everywhere I go
I'm pressing on to that city,  what he built and prepared for me

Well might die Tuesday, might he said
healed the sick and he raised the dead
I'm pressing on to that city, what he built and prepared for me





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Re: Blind Roosevelt Graves Lyrics
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2019, 04:36:24 PM »
Hi Cub,
In that verse, I'm hearing,
   WELL, I might die Tuesday, might, He said (mighty sad?)
   Heal the sick and He raised the dead

I"m wondering if in the refrain they sing,
   WHAT He built and prepared for me

I know that the phrase "healed the sick and raised the dead" appears in other songs.  I hope some of this helps.
All best,
Johnm

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Re: Blind Roosevelt Graves Lyrics
« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2019, 06:48:51 PM »
Thanks a bunch John! yea that all sounds right and I can't unhear it now. gonna edit these in. thanks again!

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Re: Blind Roosevelt Graves Lyrics
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2019, 10:25:44 PM »
I'm glad to help, Cub.  That's a really nice song to do.
All best,
Johnm

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