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Genie Lyr Req: Riley the Furniture Man (39) Lyric Add: Riley the Furniture Man 21 Apr 15


These lyrics are 'cleaned up' a little from the 1927 version, but they work and they may be what most old timey folks sing today:

Riley The Furniture Man

When I was a poor boy, oh so sad,
That Riley from Virginia took Everything I had

Riley's been here, got my furniture and gone!

Now it makes no difference to a rich man with all his fancy clothes;
if you don't pay Mr. Riley you got no place to go.

Riley's been here, got my furniture and gone!

Riley come to my house and these are the words he said:
"Throw that cracker driver out and load that poster bed."

Riley's been here, got my furniture and gone!

Now Riley, he's a rich man off poor folks like me.
Every Sunday morning Riley gives to charity.

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This book also has the chords and music in PDF format along with the lyrics.
Riley's been here, got my furniture and gone!


Riley The Furniture Man (Crisfield Banjo Retreat Book)


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