New River Train

Lyrics: Traditional
Music: Traditional

Played by Jerry Garcia with the Black Mountain Boys in March 1964. Thanks to Matt Schofield for these lyrics:

Now darling you can't love one
Darling you can't love one
You can't love one and have any fun
Darling you can't love one

Riding on that New River train
Riding on that New River train
Same old train that brought me here
Is going to carry me away again

Darling you can't love two
Darling you can't love two
You can't love two and still be true
Darling you can't love two

Riding on that New River train
Riding on that New River train
Same old train that brought me here
Is going to carry me away again

Darling you can't love three
Darling you can't love four
You can't love seven and still go to heaven
Darling you can't love nine

Riding on that New River train
Riding on that New River train
Same old train that brought me here
Is going to carry me away again
The final verse above is a compilation of several different verses:
Darling you can't love three
Darling you can't love three
You can't love three and still love me
Darling you can't love three

Darling you can't love four
Darling you can't love four
You can't love four and love any more
Darling you can't love four

Darling you can't love five
Darling you can't love five
You can't love five and get money from my hive
Darling you can't love five

Darling you can't love six
Darling you can't love six
You can't love six, for that kind of love don't mix
Darling you can't love six

Darling you can't love seven
Darling you can't love seven
You can't love seven and still go to heaven
Darling you can't love seven

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

 


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