Thank You for Hearing Me: The Definitive Sinéad O'Connor Discography

“My Man's Gone Now”

Composed by George Gershwin (music)/DuBose Heyward (lyrics)

1 version

3:39

The Glory of Gershwin charity tribute album
The Glory of Gershwin: Five Star Sampler promo sampler

Lyrics

(Source: Todd's George & Ira Gershwin Lyrics Page)

My man's gone now;
Ain't no use a-listenin'
For his tired footsteps
Climbin' up the stairs.
Old man sorrow's
Come to keep me company,
Whisperin' beside me
When I say my prayers,
When I say my prayers.
He come around,
He come up, he come around,
Ain't that I mind workin;'
Workin' means travelers
Journeyin' together
To the promised land.
But old man sorrow
Mountin' all the way with me
Tell me that I'm old now,
Since I lose my man,
Since I lose my man,
Since I lose my man.

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