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Why Should I Hang Around 3: 09 Trk 11
Big Maceo
(M. Merriweather)
Big Maceo - vocals & piano
W/Tampa Red - guitar, Alfred Elkins - I'm. Bass
Recorded: Friday Dec. 15, 1941
Chicago, ill. Rca Studio A
Album: Bluebird Recordings Big Maceo 1941-1942
Rca #66715-2

I just don't know
What's this all about?
What is it all about, boys?

I just don't know
What's this all, all about?
The woman I love
Is tryin' to put me out

She said she didn't want me
Why should I hang around?
Why should I hang around?
And that if I hang around
I would be jailhouse bound

I love that woman
More than she will ever know
'Yes, I love her'

Yeah, baby
More than you will ever know
But if you drive me away
I won't be back no mo'

I stole that woman
Stole her from my best friend
Hee-eee, from my best friend
But that ol' fool so darn lucky
He's 'bout to get her back, again.


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