Crawling King Snake

Album: The Best Of John Lee Hooker (1949)
  • You know I'm a crawlin' king snake, baby, and I rules my den
    You know I'm a crawlin' king snake, baby, and I rules my den
    I don't want you hangin' around my mate; wanna use her for myself

    You know you caught me crawlin', baby, when the, when the grass was very high
    I'm just gonna keep on crawlin' now, baby, until the day I die
    Because I'm a crawlin' king snake, baby, and I rules my den
    Don't want you hangin' around my mate; wanna use her for myself

    You know I'm gon' crawl up to your window, baby
    Wanna crawl up to your door; you got anything I want, baby?
    Wanna crawl up on your floor
    Because I'm a crawlin' king snake, baby, and I rules my den

    You know you caught me crawlin', baby, when the, when the grass was very high
    I'm just gonna keep on crawlin' now, baby, until the day I die
    Because I'm a crawlin' king snake, baby, and I rules my den Writer/s: Bernard Besman, John Lee Hooker
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management
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Comments: 3

  • Robert from Santa Barbara, CaThe story I heard was that Tony Hollins dated John Lee's sister, and that John Lee patterned his guitar style after Tony Hollins.
  • Stefanie from Rock Hill, ScThe version of this is on LA Woman. Somebody forgot to mension that in the songfacts.
  • Stefanie Magura from Rock Hill, Scthe title is enough to tell you what the song is about.
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