I Say No

Preacher man wanna save my soul an' a
He say "Hellfire!", I say “No,” an' a
He say "Give!" an' a I say "Go!" an' a
He say "Hurry-up!" an' a I say "No," an' a

How somebody gonna weight down me? an' a (4 times)

Auction man in a 'bacca row an' a
He say high an' a I say low an' a
He say three an' a I say fo' an' a
He say two an' a I say no an' a

Purty woman make you walk the flo' make you
Beg fo' mercy make you, beg fo' mo' an' a
She say "Come on Daddy" I say "Go!" an' a
She say "Please?" an' a I say no an' a

Plantin' time an' a water's low an' a
They say "Give it up" an' a I say “No, I'll plant
One fo' de cutworm an' a one fo' de crow an' a
One fo' de squirrell an' a one gon' grow!” an' a

Weight down, weight down a-han-a (3 times)
Weight down me, an' a
How somebody gonna weight down me? an' a
How somebody gonna weight down me?

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