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Thread #165589   Message #3973867
Posted By: slidincharlie
28-Jan-19 - 02:36 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: White lightnin' - what is it?
Subject: RE: Folklore: White lightnin' - what is it?
Thank you guys.
Re: jumper, I definitely believe that the meaning related to a message of a woman to her lover is the right one.

Anyway, this is the song where I took both terms (jumper and white lightning):

Jumper on the line    (RL Burnside)

See my jumper, Lord
hangin' out on the line (x2)
You know by that
there’s something’s on my mind

I wouldn't be here, baby
if it hadn't been for you (x2)
We’re down here, the way you wanna do

See my jumper, Lord
hangin' out on the line (x2)
You know by that
there’s something’s on my mind

Fix my supper, baby
let me go to bed (x2)
Guess white lightnin'
done gone to my head (x2)