Song Details More songs by The Band
Up On Cripple Creek
The Band
When I get off of this mountain, you know where I want to go?
Straight down the Mississippi River, to the Gulf of Mexico
To Lake Charles, Louisiana, little Bessie, girl that I once knew
She told me just to come on by, if there's anything she could do
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1970
  • from The Band's second studio album, The Band (1969)
  • written by Robbie Robertson
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