Newton-John, Olivia - Banks Of The Ohio Lyrics




I asked my love to take a walk
To take a walk, just a little walk
Down beside where the waters flow
Down by the banks of the Ohio

And only say that you'll be mine
In no others' arms entwine
Down beside where the waters flow
Down by the banks of the Ohio

I held a knife against his breast
As into my arms he pressed
He cried "my love, don't you murder me
I'm not prepared for eternity"

I wandered home 'tween twelve and one
I cried, "My God, what have I done?"
I've killed the only man I love
He would not take me for his bride

And only say that you'll be mine
In no others' arms entwine
Down beside where the waters flow
Down by the banks of the Ohio





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Newton-John, Olivia Banks Of The Ohio Comments
  1. fred holtzhausen

    👍👏🍾

  2. 이용백

    이노래들으면 오하이오에 가고 십어집니다.

  3. wilfred heggart

    i love this song

  4. HOS MGA KAEGS

    I love this song

  5. Dorina Frandes

    ❤❤❤🌹

  6. KEN ZEN

    Olivea smile PCR meke me smile

  7. S Boyle

    Olivia Newton John great legend Australia. famous Seamus Martin William Boyle orra mountain forestry co Antrim n Ireland uk

  8. Ken Mackenzie

    Olivia Neutron Bomb I was in love.

    Suzette Maha

    You must be an Aussie lol

  9. jlinkels

    Just heard this on the radio. Can't believe it was not in my Favorites yet!

  10. M Bens

    ONJ...! One of my favorite s

  11. Warren Albert

    This song has something special that you just have to listen to to feel. It was one of my dads favorites too. Great song!!!

  12. Gunna Marta

    Þetta er ekki Megas

  13. Justin Elliott

    I can walk to the Ohio river from where I live lol

  14. Waleed Khayat

    I'm in love with the backing vocals

  15. John Brocklehurst

    2019 and still listening to this so many years after its fabulous release in the UK.

    Alan Smith

    Why did she kill him ?
    Because he wouldn't marry her !!!!!???

    PussnBoot2516

    listenings to this 2019 also. Olivia's songs are timeless.

    Denver Cox

    @Alan Smith Yes

  16. Susan Bell

    Good song

  17. elka208

    תענוג גדול

  18. Partei Khawlhring

    Olivia hi chu ka thinlungah hian a thi thei lo.kan tleirawl chhuah dawn tep a ahla kha ni tlat lung a leng vawng2

  19. Alan Vallazza

    Remake of a classic country and bluegrass tune also recorded by the likes of Bill Monroe, Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash.

  20. sipadborn

    What a wonderful time, best Music!

  21. Ismailrich Rich

    Panjang umur olivia 70 thn

  22. Blessing Mudonzvo

    One of my favorites. I love listening to this song from time to time

  23. Iggywiggywoo 3000

    It sounds like she took Danny Zuko down to the Ohio River and then murdered him for not agreeing to marry her. Maybe he wasn't "The One That She Wanted" after all. Oooh Oooh Oooh! LOL

  24. Brigitta Storch

    Hungary 😍
    Fantastik

  25. Debora Petersen

    I love this song

  26. sasang

    "Banks Of The Ohio" lyrics

    I asked my love to take a walk
    To take a walk, just a little walk
    Down beside where the waters flow
    Down by the banks of the Ohio

    And only say that you'll be mine
    In no others' arms entwine
    Down beside where the waters flow
    Down by the banks of the Ohio

    I held a knife against his breast
    As into my arms he pressed
    He cried "my love, don't you murder me
    I'm not prepared for eternity"

    I wandered home 'tween twelve and one
    I cried, "My God, what have I done?"
    I've killed the only man I love
    He would not take me for his bride

    And only say that you'll be mine
    In no others' arms entwine
    Down beside where the waters flow
    Down by the banks of the Ohio

  27. Peter Simson

    hang on Olivia, don't give up. we cannot miss you

  28. gary gracious

    2019 in still lovely

  29. Stefan Forsberg.

    unbelivable, its a good Heartbreaker song dident know newton sang this kind of songs its actuly brilliant her voice is unbelivable

    Al Locke

    She started with country ballads and it drew attention in the U.S. I liked this better than the later stuff. If you love me, let me know is what grabbed me.

  30. John Effens 1974

    she is the best...…………….john effens

  31. Andru Voss

    Love it! <3

  32. Michael Collins

    Beautiful Olivia

  33. Darren Nicholl

    a beautiful romantic love song

  34. Impressive Paddy

    She is a Cutie... Nice song and very good 😘😘😘

  35. Matyas Koszegi

    Gyonyoru

  36. Stefan Woehlke

    There are songs that do not lose their charm and beauty over many decades - this is certainly one of them! Thanks so much for posting it from Germany!

  37. James Mack

    Talent and Class. Almost impossible to duplicate because of the bass singer which was not planned or expected but thankfully marketed as is to great success.

  38. Atsara Rachlev

    Frederik Egede kisiat eqqassarpagit 💞

  39. Cecily Granites

    Lovely voice love you Olivia always the best ever

  40. Andrej Jerman

    I prefer Neca Falk's version

  41. Life_In_ Iceland

    I just found out that this song is used in funerals but it's translated into Icelandic and it's so beautiful and makes you cry actually. My mother was half American and of all from Ohio and we didn't know that when the song was chosen.

  42. Stanley Prawdzik

    Love the lyrics

  43. Trudi Cooper

    Beautiful Aussie girl - Olivia Newton John. Always Australia's Olivia <3

  44. PBS Funding Addict

    Shoot, this is one of Olivia Newton - John’s best works!

  45. Dennis Daniels

    We Love This Song so Much...

  46. James Mack

    Terrific ! Please enjoy the talents of this lady. She always shines !

  47. Roelof Van der Merwe

    lovely song

  48. Magnus Bjarnason

    Beautiful and relaxing song.

    Magnus Bjarnason

    I play it on a loop and enjoy it as I work.

  49. azhar ja aa

    The best singer n song.muaxxx

  50. LMM Neuendorf

    A heartbreaker song 😘 😘 😘 😘 😘

  51. PL Ngupani

    All your song are really great made my mind peaceful when hearing

  52. 벽계수

    💋💓💕

  53. peter brannigan

    brilliant track.good choice Pauline.Peter.B.

  54. Georgiarose777

    Hate this!

  55. Subhas Prodhan

    light my light, the light Dances🙏🙏🙏🌝🌝🌝🌞🌳🌻🌳🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌳

  56. I Misanthrope 1969

    You are my inspiration,

  57. Randal mc'murphy

    love the pulse on the rhythm guitar. something else.

    Al Locke

    Same here!!!

  58. Chris Boyle

    I have mild Autism and a lady I work with used to be OK with me regardless of this, but now she hates me and won't speak to me anymore because of what I've got.
    She's pleased I've got it and blames me for having it.
    Furthermore, if she saw me drowning in the Ohio river, waving my arms and shouting "help, " the unkind woman would just leave me there to drown.
    An excellent song, got to No.6 in the UK Charts back in Autumn 1971.

    Margit Salonen

    CHRIS, DON'T BE SAD - THIS LADY IS TOO SCARED TO STAND UP FOR HER BELIEVES. IT IS NOT EASY TO UNDERSTAND THE DISADVANTAGES SOME PEOPLE SUFFER - BUT ONE CAN LEARN KINDNESS AND TOLERANCE. NOT EASY, SO, PLEASE ON BEHALF OF ALL WHO GIVE YOU A HARD TIME, FORGIVE US FOR BEING STUPID AND PREJUDICED. THANKS FOR YOUR GENEROSITY OF SPIRIT. MUSIC HELPS SO MUCH TO REACH THIS COMPASSION AND UNDERSTANDING...

    itsnotthesamething

    I've struggle with mental illness, along with my physical health, my entire life. It's mind boggling how other people can influence the thoughts of those you grow close to. I hope you can find someone to lift you up, instead of bringing you down. I was fortunate enough to find such a person.

    Iggywiggywoo 3000

    Sounds like this lady is a total Bitch!

  59. Dave Stout

    Had this 45. Uni Records.

  60. Nuke Fried

    Song is very pretty
    With a fucked up story

  61. Karl Therkelsen

    How can a woman song so dreamfull good, maybe only Olivia, thanks
    Kinamita arnaq taama takorloornartigisumik nuannerluinnartumillu erinarsorsinnaava, immaqa Olivia kisimi?

  62. Einsteinz Vice

    I have lived here in OHIO all of my life, and know MANY of her songs; this one I had NEVER heard until now; & I'm 47!

    itsnotthesamething

    I used to hear this song, as a child, in the 60's. I don't know who sang it, back then. This version was from the early 70's. It's perfect! I've tried to find the version I originally heard, which was sung by a man, but I'll settle, happily, for this one.

  63. Matyas Koszegi

    A mai világban,ilyen fantasztikus énenekesek nincsenek ! Gyönyörű hang és a szöveg !

  64. Boža Ličen

    Beautifull. I love this song.

  65. John Gouges

    Great song

  66. Zoltán Kovács

    De nagy szám volt

  67. Georgiarose777

    I hate this song.  These sort of songs are why I hate country music!

    The Closet Witch

    These sort of comments are why we hate you....... Twat...

    Stephen Riches

    Georgiarose777 you are a idiot so go away twat

  68. Luis Alfonso Rey Murcia

    tiene una buena voz me encantan sus canciones

  69. Matyas Koszegi

    Hol vannak ma ilyen énekesek ? SEHOL !!!!

  70. sue price

    Love this song. She is great

  71. sue price

    I love theses songs really great to here every day

    Wille Cuevas

    sue price w

    Lindsay Evans

    It's these NOT theses.

    PJ VANECHTELD

    @Lindsay Evans and HEAR

    Al Locke

    Uh oh...spelling and grammar police. I agree Sue. Good music.

    Impressive Paddy

    Just Listen. Nothing else...

  72. Furry Animal

    I love the song . Great backing vocals.

  73. Nordlicht Widder

    I love this song. The three hundredths who had clicked.

  74. Troy Scott

    down by tha banks of tha ol Frio TEXAS version

  75. Castiella _ Lendária

    beauty music

  76. Peter Simson

    great, but dolly partons version is better.

    snufpark

    Nothing against the song, nothing against Olivia, but unfortunately, like a lot of 70's recordings, this is overly produced, and overly orchestrated, building from tuneful to ludicrous by the last verse. Dial it back, guys! Less is more.

  77. east wall

    Are you people serious? This junk is crap. It isn't even art.

    Marvin Thayer

    Yes we are serious, so if you don't like it move your troll ass on down the line.

  78. Peter Simson

    the best she ever covered

  79. Matyas Koszegi

    Fantastic !

  80. TheSunnybunny2000

    IS THIS MILEY CYRUS HA HA YOU'VE GOT TO BE JOKING WHAT HAPPENED TO MUSIC BRING IT BACK PLEASE

  81. Jan Strijker

    prachtig nummer, deze draai ik vaak af op YouTube. Met goede Bass erbij is hij op zijn mooist

    Letta Johnston

    Jan Strijker easy





    hey don't disregard the easy way way of learning music. that's easies song ever to learn.

  82. MatejKotnik Kotnik

    Slovenian remake:Dravski most,Neca Falk

    jlinkels

    Thank you for that pointer. It is a great rendition but so often not to be found.

  83. Todd Berner

    Ahhh, The bass sound of Mike Sammes....

    PBS Funding Addict

    I know, right? I even imitate him when I sing this song

  84. bayernlandrover

    Dieser Song ist für die Ewigkeit gemacht .

    Thora Schindler

    bayernlandrover da hast du recht Golden Oldies

    bayernlandrover

    Danke Dir  Thora .

    Paul Quade

    Nn uhmm n.

    Al Locke

    Interesting that the authors or writers are unknown.