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The Sky Is Crying
Eric Clapton

Here's another blues cover.  It's an old Elmore James song called
"The Sky is Crying", it's been covered by the likes of Eric Clapton,
Stevie Ray Vaughn, and Albert King.  This version is done by Eric Clapton
and is from the album THERE'S ONE IN EVERY CROWD.   Enjoy. . . .


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The Sky is Crying,  look at the tears rolling down the streets.

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   The sky is Crying, look at the tears rolling down the streets.

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             I looked out my window, the rain is falling down in sheets.

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                  My baby left me this morning, Lord knows I don't know the

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reason why;                             My baby left me this morning, I don't

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know the reason why, And everytime I think about it, I hang my head and cry.

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      The sun is shining, although it's raining in my heart.

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                        The sun is shining although it's raining in my heart

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                                                            I love my baby,
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        I hate to see us part.

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