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Thread #130575 Message #3945124
Posted By: GUEST,guest, jen monnot
20-Aug-18 - 07:13 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Add/Origin: Can't Lose Me, Charlie
Subject: RE: Lyr Add/Origin: Can't Lose Me, Charlie
I first heard Leadbelly perform this in the company of Woody Guthrie, 1940-12-12. I thought he was singing, "You can"t ENTER me, Charlie." I also thought the whole song was about cunnilingus.