Add Explanation
Add Meaning
$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Blues Traveler – When The Levee Breaks lyrics

Memphis minnie

If it keeps on raining, the levee's going to break,
If it keeps on raining, the levee's going to break,
When the levee breaks I'll have no place to stay.

Mean old levee taught me to weep and moan,
Lord, mean old levee taught me to weep and moan,
Got what it takes to make a mountain man leave his home

Don't it make you feel bad
When you're tryin' to find your way home,
You don't know which way to go?
If you're goin' down south
They go no work to do,
If you don't know about chicago.

Cryin' won't help you, prayin' won't do you no good,
Now, cryin' won't help you, prayin' won't do you no good,
When the levee breaks, mama, you got to move.

All last night sat on the levee and moaned,
All last night sat on the levee and moaned,
Thinkin' 'bout me baby and my happy home.
Going, goin' to chicago,
Goin' to chicago,
Sorry but I can't take you.
Going down, going down now, going down.



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/b/blues_traveler/when_the_levee_breaks.html

  • Email
  • Correct


Music Facts about Blues Traveler and "When The Levee Breaks" song

When The Levee Breaks meanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts about When The Levee Breaks

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain