Jumpin' River Blues

Matt Cox
Matt Cox


You're sweet like a river

Hot like a desert sun (x2)

You said that you loved me 

Child you're not the only one


Goin' down to the river

Lord, I'm gonna jump right in (x2)

When I get down to the river 

Gonna see if all my troubles can swim


I'm low like the devil

I'm high like an old oak tree (x2)

If you try to get closer 

You'll just get farther from me


Sometimes I wonder

If the good Lord will save my soul (x2)

The sky up above me

Is blacker than a chunk of coal


I love my good gal

You know I love my whiskey rye (x2)

Never treat me low-down

Love me till I'm satisfied 


(c) 2016

Matt Cox/ASCAP

Matt Cox

Since 2003, singer/songwriter Matt Cox (Omaha, NE) has been recording and performing across the United States both as a solo artist, and with an ever-changing lineup of the area’s top talent. The Shenandoah, IA, native (childhood home of the Everly Brothers) blends traditions of country, rock, folk, blues, Tex-Mex, gospel and soul, with his signature road-worn vocals, guitar & harmonica. A seven-time Omaha Entertainment and Arts Award winner (Best Blues 2008, Best Country/Americana 2009-2014, and Album Of The Year 2018, High Places).

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