The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #76036   Message #3758189
Posted By: GUEST,PC Anderson
13-Dec-15 - 05:06 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
Subject: RE: Origins: Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
Speaking of Scrapper Blackwell... His version tracks well until the second verse. I've listened many times this is what I get. It wakes no sense to me. What does he really say?

Lord the other day I asked the man for my rent(?)
He told me boy the money he had spent

But I tried my best to try one or two
I say everything that I could do

Lord nobody let me have one lousy dime
I now get worried not all the time
But I'm ...(?)
Lord without a doubt
Nobody want you when you're down and out
Nobody want you when you're down and out