Statesboro Blues

Statesboro Blues – Blind WillieMc Tell

The Original:

Lesson:

 

[C7]Wake up momma, [F7]turn your lamp down [C7]low

[F7]Wake up momma, turn your lamp down [C7]low

[G7]You got no love babe, [F7]to turn Uncle John from your [C7]door.

 

[C7]I woke up this morning, [F7]had them Statesboro [C7]Blues

[F7]I woke up this morning, had them Statesboro [C7]Blues

[G7]I looked over in the corner, and [F7]grandpa seemed to have them [C7]too.

 

Solo

 

[G7]Well my [C7]momma died and left me

My [C7]poppa died and left me

I [C7]ain’t god lookin’ baby

[C7]But somewhere I’m sweet and kind

 

I’m [F7]goin’ to the country, baby do you want to [C7]go

If [G7]you can’t make it baby, [F7]your sister Lucile said she [C7]wanna go

(and I sure will take her).

 

[C7]I love that woman, [F7]better than any woman I’ve ever [C7]seen

[F7]I love that woman, better than any woman I’ve ever [C7]seen

[G7]She treats me like a king, [F7]I treat her like a dog gone [C7]queen.

 

[C7]Wake up momma, [F7]turn your lamp down [C7]low

[F7]Wake up momma, turn your lamp down [C7]low

[G7]You got no love babe, [F7]to turn Uncle John from your [C7]door.