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I gotta right to sing the bluesI gotta right to feel low-downI gotta right to hang aroundDown around the riverA certain gal in this old townKeeps draggin’ my poor (old) heart aroundAll I see, for me is - miseryI gotta right to sing the bluesI gotta right to moan and sighI gotta right to sit and cryDown around the riverI know the deep blue seaWill soon be callin’ meIt must be love - say what you chooseI gotta right to sing the blues

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