Me and my wife and my wife’s pap
We’re all going down to Cumberland Gap
Me and my wife and my wife’s pap
We’re all going down to Cumberland Gap

Cumberland Gap, Cumberland Gap
Hey, way down yonder in Cumberland Gap

Cumberland Gap with its cliffs and rocks
Home of the panther, bear and fox
Cumberland Gap with its cliffs and rocks
Home of the panther, bear and fox

Cumberland Gap is a mighty fine place
Three kinds of water to wash your face
Cumberland Gap is a mighty fine place
Three kinds of water to wash your face

Lay down boys and take a little nap
Fourteen miles to Cumberland Gap
Lay down boys and take a little nap
Fourteen miles to Cumberland Gap