Phonograph Blues

Album: King Of The Delta Blues (1936)
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  • Beatrice, she got a phonograph
    And it won't say a lonesome word
    Beatrice got a phonograph
    But it won't say a lonesome word
    What evil have I done?
    What evil has the poor girl heard?

    Beatrice, I love my phonograph
    But you broke my windin' chain
    Beatrice, I love my phonograph
    But you have broke my windin' chain
    And you taken my lovin'
    And you gave it to your other man

    Now we played it on the sofa, now
    We played it 'side the wall
    My needles have got rusty, baby
    It will not play at all
    We played it on the sofa
    And we played it 'side the wall
    But my needles have got rusty
    And it will not play at all

    Beatrice, I go crazy
    Baby, I will lose my mind
    Baby, I go crazy
    Honey, I will lose my mind
    Why don't you bring your clothes back home
    And try me one more time?

    She got a phonograph
    And it won't say a lonesome word
    She got a phonograph
    Ooh, won't say a lonesome word
    What evil have I done?
    Oh, what evil has the poor girl heard? Writer/s: ROBERT LEROY JOHNSON
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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