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Brenda Lee – Proud Mary lyrics

(J.C. Fogerty)

Left a good job in the city
Working for the man both night and day
But I never lost a minute of sleep
Worrying 'bout the way things might have been

Big wheel, keep on turning
Proud Mary, keep on burning
Rolling, rolling, rolling on the river

Cleaned a lot of plates in Memphis
I said I pumped a lot of tan in New Orleans
But I never saw the good side of a city
Till I hitched a ride on a riverboat queen

I said you know that I'm rolling, rolling
You know that I'm rolling' on the river

Rolling, rolling, rolling on the river
If you come down to the city
Bet you gonna find some people who live
You don't have to live if you ain't got no money
People on the river that know how to give

You know I said that I'm rolling, rolling
I'm rolling on the river
I gotta keep on turning, burning, rolling down the river...

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