The Girl At The Crossroads Bar

Lyrics: Bill Bryson
Music: Bill Bryson

Played by Jerry with the Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band

I walked out one night for a ramble round
I didn't mean to stay, just to view the town
When I saw her smiling from afar
As she walked into that crossroads bar

Well I went inside and sat me down
Ordered sweet red wine and drank it down
She came and sat beside me there
With the dark brown eyes and the red, red hair

I told her that I loved her true
Anything you want, I could surely do
She said a man like you won't get too far
With a girl like me from the crossroads bar

I like smokey lights and a lonesome song
And I won't do right if I can do you wrong
You're the man above, and I'm the darkest star
And you won't find love at the crossroads bar

Come on my friend take my advice
Keep your love at home with your loving wife
You're better off than you think you are
And you won't find love at the crossroads bar
Jerry Garcia Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     31 Oct 1987 Pure Jerry 2: Lunt-Fontanne Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band
     29 Nov 1987 Almost Acoustic Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band

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


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