Jefferson Jericho Blues

  • Well poor Tom Jefferson
    He loved the little maid out back
    Midnight creepin' out to the servant's shack
    Kept a secret under the bed
    Wrapped in a burlap sack

    Well I drove all day and night
    Out to Jericho
    But in my second mind
    I knew it was time to go
    Yeah and I still get nervous every time
    That bugle blows

    Well she ain't no good for me
    But I just can't let go
    If I sit here thinkin'
    My thoughts will overflow
    And I can't keep from cryin'
    Can't keep time from movin' slow Writer/s: TOM PETTY
    Publisher: Adria K Music
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

90s Music Quiz 1

90s Music Quiz 1Music Quiz

First question: Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson appeared in videos for what artist?

Joe Elliott of Def Leppard

Joe Elliott of Def LeppardSongwriter Interviews

The Def Leppard frontman talks about their "lamentable" hit he never thought of as a single, and why he's juiced by his Mott The Hoople cover band.

Commercials

CommercialsFact or Fiction

Was "Ring Of Fire" really used to sell hemorrhoid cream?

Song Titles That Inspired Movies

Song Titles That Inspired MoviesSong Writing

Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.

Waiting For The Break of Day: Three Classic Songs About All-Nighters

Waiting For The Break of Day: Three Classic Songs About All-NightersSong Writing

These Three famous songs actually describe how they were written - late into the evening.

Divided Souls: Musical Alter Egos

Divided Souls: Musical Alter EgosSong Writing

Long before Eminem, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj created alternate personas, David Bowie, Bono, Joni Mitchell and even Hank Williams took on characters.