Left a good job in the city,
workin for the man every night and day
and I never lost one minute of sleepin',
worryin' 'bout the way things might
have been. Big wheel a-keep on turnin'
Proud Mary keep on burnin',
Roll - in', rollin', rollin' on the river.
Cleaned a lot of plates in Memphis,
pumped a lot of pain down in New
Orleans, But I never saw the good side of the city,
till I hitched a ride
on a river boat queen. Big wheel a-keep on turnin,
Proud Mary keep on
burnin, roll - in, rollin, rollin on the river.
if you come down to the river,
bet you're gonna find some people who live,
you don't have to worry, cause you have no money,
people on the river are
happy to give. Big wheel keep on turnin,
Proud Mary keep on burnin,
roll - in, rollin, rollin on the river.