France Blues (Lordy Mama)

https://fb.watch/1-x-nn3a90/ Watch this FB-video with Jontavious Willis and friends for an idea of how to play this song.

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Jimmie Dale Gilmore

[G]Well hey ever took a trip baby on

the Mobile line

Hey [C]lordy mama mama hey lordy papa papa

Holler bout the Mobile [G]line

Well it’s a [D7]road to ride to ease your troublin’ [G]mind

[G]Well I got a letter this mornin’ this is the way it read

Hey [C]lordy mama mama hey lordy papa papa

Holler bout the way it [G]read

Come [D7]on come on the girl you love is [G]dead 

[G]Well I packed up my suitcase, took on down the road

 Hey [C]lordy mama mama hey lordy papa papa

Holler ’bout the bundle of [G]clothes

When [D7]I got there she’s laying on the cooling [G]board

[G]I took my baby, took her to the burying ground

Hey [C]lordy mama mama hey lordy papa papa

Holler bout the burying [G]ground

Well they [D7]heard me holloring when they laid her [G]down

[G]When I go to heaven baby gonna stop by France

Hey [C]lordy mama mama hey lordy papa papa

Holler ’bout my stop in [G]France

Gonna [D7]stop by there, gonna give the girl a [G]chance

Solo

[G]Now when I die mama put my picture in a frame

Hey [C]lordy mama mama hey lordy papa 

Hollering ’bout it in a [G]frame

When [D7]daddy’s goin, you can see him just the [G]same

[G]Hello heaven daddy just wanna get a telephone

Hey [C]lordy mama mama hey lordy papa 

Holler ’bout a tele[G]phone

You can [D7]talk to daddy anytime he’s [G]gone

[G]Well hey ever took a trip baby on

the Mobile line

Hey [C]lordy mama mama hey lordy papa papa

Holler bout the Mobile [G]line

Well it’s a [D7]road to ride to ease your troublin’ [G]mind

Well it’s a [D7]road to ride to ease your troublin’ [G]mind