On And On

Lyrics: Bill Monroe
Music: Bill Monroe

Played by Jerry Garcia with Old And In The Way

Travelling down this long lonesome highway
I'm so lonesome I could cry
Memories of how they once loved each other
And now you are saying goodby

On and on I follow my darling
And I wonder where she can be
On and on I follow my darling
And I wonder if she ever thinks of me

I've cried, I've cried for you little darling
It breaks my heart to hear your name
My friends they also love you my darling
But they think that I am to blame


I'll have to follow you little darling
I can't see when the sun goes down
By your side is my destination
[The road] is clear and that's where I'm bound

Jerry Garcia Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
      1 Oct 1973 Live At The Boarding House Old And In The Way (note 1)
      8 Oct 1973 Breakdown Old And In The Way (note 2)
      May 1991 Dawg Plays Big Mon David Grisman (note 3)

(1) download only
(2) also included on Live At The Boarding House
(3) Jerry Garcia sings lead vocals. Probably an outtake from the Bluegrass Reunion sessions, now included in Bluegrass Reunion - Deluxe Edition.

Further Information
For more information on recordings see Matt Schofield's Grateful Dead Family Discography


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