Crazy Blues

Album: Crazy Blues (1920)
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  • I can't sleep at night
    I can't eat a bite
    'Cause the man I love
    He don't treat me right

    He makes me feel so blue
    I don't know what to do
    Sometime I sit and sigh
    And then begin to cry
    'Cause my best friend
    Said his last goodbye

    There's a change in the ocean
    Change in the deep blue sea, my baby
    I'll tell you folks, there ain't no change in me
    My love for that man will always be

    Now I can read his letters
    I sure can't read his mind
    I thought he's lovin' me
    He's leavin' all the time
    Now I see my poor love was blind

    Now I got the crazy blues
    Since my baby went away
    I ain't got no time to lose
    I must find him today

    Now the doctor's gonna do all that he can
    But what you're gonna need is an undertaker man
    I ain't had nothin' but bad news
    Now I got the crazy blues

    Writer/s: ARTHUR SMITH
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Songtrust Ave, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • AnonymousLove this bluesy song! Man, can you believe Perry Bradford wrote a lyric about getting a gun and shooting a cop?! Today is August 8, 2020. this was recorded exactly 100 years ago two days from today! Black Lives Matter! Even back then...

    "I'm gonna do like a Chinaman
    Go and get some hop
    Get myself a gun, and shoot myself a cop
    I ain't had nothin' but bad news
    Now I've got the crazy blues"
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