Statesboro Blues

Lyrics: Blind Willie McTell
Music: Blind Willie McTell

Played by Kingfish in 1985.

Wake up momma, turn your lamp down low
Wake up momma, turn your lamp down low
You got no reason now, to turn a guy from your door

I woke up this morning, had them Statesboro blues
I woke up this morning, I had them Statesboro blues
Talking on my phone all day, and my Grandma seemed to have the blues

My momma died and left me
My poppa died and left me
I ain't good looking baby
But you know I'm somewhat sweet and kind

I'm goin' to the country, do you want to go
You got no reason now, to turn me away at all

Well I love that woman, better than any woman I ever had
You know I love that woman, better than any woman I ever had
But sometime, baby, she make me feel so bad

Wake up momma, turn your lamp down low
Wake up momma, turn your lamp down low
You got no reason now, to turn a guy from your door
Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     1928 [Single] Blind Willie McTell
     1971 At Fillmore East Allman Brothers Band
     1985 Alive In '85 Kingfish


 


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