Howlin' For My Baby

Lyrics: Willie Dixon
Music: Willie Dixon

Played by Bob Weir with Ratdog. Appears on setlists variously as "Howlin' For My Baby", "Howlin' For My Darlin'", just "Howlin'" and sometimes "Come On Home."

Well now If you hear me howlin'
Calling on my darlin'

She's hot like red pepper
Sweet like cherry wine
I'm so glad she love me
Love me all the time
She's my little baby
Sweet as she can be
All the love she got
Bring it on home to me to me
If you hear me howlin'
Calling on my darlin'

Now every time she kiss me
She makes the lights go out
Early in the morning
She make me jump and shout
That bad love she got
She make me laugh and cry
She make me really know
I'm too young to die
Well if you hear me howlin'
Calling on my darlin'

Well come on home
Come on home
You make me
Come on home
Whoa, ooh
Well if you hear me howlin'
Calling on my darlin'

Now every time she kiss me
She makes the lights go out
Early in the morning
She make me jump and shout
That bad love she got
She make me laugh and cry
She make me really know
I'm too young to die
Well if you hear me howlin'
Calling on my darlin'

Whoa, oh
Come on home
Well little lady
Come on, come on, come on home
Come on home
Little lady
Come on home
Well if you hear me howlin'
Calling on my darlin'
Hoo, hoo, hoo, whee
Recordings
None by Ratdog.

The Willie Dixon version is readily available on Howling Wolf compilations --sometimes under the title "Howlin' For My Darlin'" (which seems to have been the title when it was originally recorded).

Futher Information
For more information on recordings see Matt Schofield's Grateful Dead Family Discography

 


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