Working On A Building

Lyrics: Traditional
Music: Traditional

Played by Jerry with Old And In The Way

Well if I was a preacher, I tell you what I would do
I'd quit my preaching and I'd work on the building too

Chorus
I'm working on a building, I'm working on a building
I'm working on a building for my Lord, for my Lord
It's a Holy Ghost building, it's a Holy Ghost building
It's a Holy Ghost building for my Lord, for my Lord

Well if I was a drunkard, I tell you what I would do
I'd quit my drinking and I'd work on the building too

[chorus]

If I was I was a dealer, I tell you what I would do
I'd quit my dealing and I'd work on the building too

[chorus]
Jerry Garcia Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
      8 Oct 1973 Breakdown Old And In The Way (note 1)

Notes
(1) also included on Live At The Boarding House


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

 


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