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Lyr Req: Woman Lover Blues

GUEST 04 Aug 13 - 01:56 PM
Mick Pearce (MCP) 04 Aug 13 - 02:44 PM
dick greenhaus 04 Aug 13 - 09:47 PM
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Subject: Lyr Req: Woman Lover Blues
From: GUEST
Date: 04 Aug 13 - 01:56 PM

Does anyone have the words to this old Rev. Gary Davis blues song?


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Subject: Lyr Add: WOMAN'S LOVER BLUES (Terry/McGhee)
From: Mick Pearce (MCP)
Date: 04 Aug 13 - 02:44 PM

Guest - I can't see a song with that title by RGD.

Is it the one that Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee sing?

Mick



WOMAN'S LOVER BLUES

I was standing on the corner one day of Sixth and Main,
Police draw by and ask me my right name.

 What did you tell him boy?

I told him that my name written in the bosom of my shirt.
I'm a woman's lover and I sure God don't have to work.

When I'm in your town please be on your Ps and Qs.
I've your woman with me when she should be with you.

  All right now.. <break>
  One more time .. <break>

I'm a woman's, woman's lover and I don't deny my name.
Lord the woman I'm loving boys I think it's a crying shame

I don't have to ride on the bus, neither take no subway train,
Lord so many women they gonna buy me an aeroplane.

  I got it now.. <break>

I come home this morning twixt nine-thirty, ten,
Find my best friend boys laying right up there in my den.

  Yes I did

Woa, oh. Hey, hey. Hmm. Lordy lord.
Hey, hey. Lord, lord, lordy, lord.


Source: Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Southern Train - the 1958 London Sessions


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Woman Lover Blues
From: dick greenhaus
Date: 04 Aug 13 - 09:47 PM

Thanx Mick-
That's it. You nailed it.


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