a red house over yonder, that's wnere my baby stays.
Lord, there's a red house over yonder, Lord, that's where
my baby stays.
I ain't been home to see my baby in ninety-nine and one
Wait a minute, something's wrong here, the key won't
unlock this door.
Wait a minute, something's wrong, Lord, have mercy,
this key won't unlock this door, something's goin' on
I have a bad bad feeling that my baby don't live here
Well, I might as well a go back over yonder, way back
up on the hill, that 's something to do.
Lord, I might as well go back over yonder, way back
yonder cross the hill .
'Cos if my baby don't love me no more I know her sister