Boys, I'm walkin' an thinkin' Woo-ooo! But I ain't doin' myself no good Woo-ooo! I'm walkin' an thinkin' Woo! But I ain't doin' myself no good Yoo-hoo-hoo! The one I love Woo-ooo! Done left the neighborhood
Well, I hate to hear Woo! That Illinois Central, blow Woo! I hate to hear Woo! That Illinois Central, blow Woo-hoo! It fly on just like Woo! It won't be back no mo-oh-ore'
'Well, alright let me hear ya, Mr. Davis' 'Play it for me one time' 'You know what I'm talkin' about'
'Lord, have mercy, man have it' 'Lord, have mercy!'
'That low part, Mr. Ransom You know what I'm talkin' about' 'Play it, man' 'Ah, mercy, mercy, mercy!'
'That makes me get homesick sho' enough, now'
I wanna tell you people Woo-ooo! What the Illinois Central will do Woo-hoo! I wanna tell you people Woo! What the Illinois Central will do Woo-hoo! It'll steal your woman Woo-hoo! And blow back after you
I have tried to give up Woo! But it's a hard old thing to do (I'll show you!) Woo-hoo! I have tried to give the girl up Woo! But it's a hard old thing to do
Woo! So, I just keep on drinkin', John Davis Woo! Because I just can't believe it's through. ~