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BLUES IN THE BOTTLE

Blues in the bottle, blues in the bottle
Where do you think you're at, pretty mama
Blues in the bottle, where do you think you're at
Well, you kicked my dog
And now you've drowned my cat

I'm goin' to Chattanoogie, I'm goin' to Chattanoogie
To see my ponies run, pretty mama
I'm goin' to Chattanoogie to see my ponies run
If I win a prize
I'll give my baby some

I'm goin' to Sillypuddie, goin' to Sillypuddie
I'm sorry but I can't take you, pretty mama
I'm goin' to Sillypuddie, sorry but I can't take you
Well I don't want no woman
Who goes round sniffin' glue

Traditional/ P. Stampfel

 

 

 

 

 

 

  BLUES IN THE BOTTLE

Blues in the bottle, blues in the bottle
Trouble in my hands, pretty mama
Blues in the bottle, trouble in my hands
I'm goin' back to Fort Worth
Find me another man

Dig your taters, o dig your taters
It's tater diggin' time, pretty mama
O dig your taters, it's tater diggin' time
Old man Jack Frost
Done an' killed your vine

Asked my baby, asked my baby
Could she stand to see me cry, pretty mama
Asked my baby could she stand to see me cry
She said, whoa black daddy
I can stand to see you die

Rooster chews tobacco, rooster chews tobacco
The hen uses snuff, pretty mama
That rooster chews tobacco and the hen uses snuff
The little chickens don't take nothin'
But they strut their stuff

Went to Tadinoodie (?), went to Tadinoodie
See my pony run, pretty mama
Went to Tadinoodie, see my pony run
If I win some money
Gonna give my baby some

Traditional