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According to the Oh Mississippi Songfacts, Lissie grew up alongside the Mississippi river. After moving away from the area she began to embrace her roots and felt inspired to write this song.
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That Wasn't Me
In My Own Eyes
Oh mighty riverThe MississippiTurbulent watersLull me to sleepPlease take my handI will go gentlyYour arms around meYou'll be my manThe…
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