Lyrics: Jesse Winchester
Music: Jesse Winchester

Played a few times by Garcia/Saunders in the early 1970s.

Down around Biloxi
Pretty girls are swimmin' in the sea
They all look like sisters in the ocean
Boy will fill his pail with salty water
And the storms will blow from off towards New Orleans (note 1)

The sun shines on Biloxi (note 2)
The air is filled with vapors from the sea
The boy will dig a pool beside the ocean
He sees creatures from his dreams underwater
And the sun will set from off towards New Orleans (note 3)

Stars can see Biloxi
Stars can find their faces in the sea
We are walking down beside the ocean (note 4)
We are splashing naked in the water (note 5)
And the sky is red from off towards New Orleans (note 6)
(1) Garcia sings "And the storms blow in from ..."
(2) Garcia repeats "Down around Biloxi"
(3) Garcia sings "And the sky is red from ..."
(4) Garcia sings "We are walking in the evening by the ocean"
(5) Garcia sings "... in the ocean"
(6) Garcia repeats "And the storms blow in ..." twice here

None by Garcia.

The original is available on Jesse Winchester's Greatest Hits collection.

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


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