Dead Shrimp Blues

Album: King Of The Delta Blues (1936)
  • I woke up this mornin' and all my shrimps was dead and gone
    I woke up this mornin', ooh, and all my shrimp was dead and gone
    I was thinkin' about you, baby, why you hear me weep and moan?

    I got dead shrimps here, someone is fishin' in my pond
    I got dead shrimps here, ooh, someone fishin' in my pond
    I've served my best bait, baby, and I can't do that no harm

    Everything I do, babe, you got your mouth stuck out
    Hole where I used to fish, you got me posted out
    Everything I do, you got your mouth stuck out,
    At the hole where I used to fish, baby, you've got me posted out

    I got dead shrimps here, someone fishin' in my pond
    I got dead shrimps here, someone fishin' in my pond
    Catchin' my goggle-eye perches, and they barbequin' the bone

    Now you taken my shrimps, baby, you know you turned me down
    I couldn't do nothin', until I got myself unwound
    You taken my shrimps, ooh, know you turned me down
    Babe, I couldn't do nothin', until I got myself unwound Writer/s: ROBERT JOHNSON
    Publisher: THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY
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