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Ooooooh, yeah, ooh, yeah

Everythin', everythin', everythin's gonna be alright this mornin'
Ooh yeah, whoaw
Now when I was a young boy, at the age of five
My mother said I was, gonna be the greatest man alive
But now I'm a man, way past 21
Want you to believe me baby,
I had lot's of fun
I'm a man
I spell mmm, aaa child, nnn
That represents man
No B, O child, Y
That mean mannish boy
I'm a man
I'm a full grown man
I'm a man
I'm a natural born lovers man
I'm a man
I'm a rollin' stone
I'm a man
I'm a hoochie coochie man

Sittin' on the outside, just me and my mate
You know I'm made to move you honey,
come up two hours late
Wasn't that a man
I spell mmm, aaa child, nnn
That represents man
No B, O child, Y
That mean mannish boy
I'm a man
I'm a full grown man
Man
I'm a natural born lovers man
Man
I'm a rollin' stone
Man-child
I'm a hoochie coochie man
The line I shoot will never miss
When I make love to a woman,
she can't resist
I think I go down,
to old Kansas Stew
I'm gonna bring back my second cousin,
that little Johnny Cocheroo
All you little girls,
sittin'out at that line
I can make love to you woman,
in five minutes time
Ain't that a man
I spell mmm, aaa child, nnn
That represents man
No B, O child, Y
That mean mannish boy
Man
I'm a full grown man
Man
I'm a natural born lovers man
Man
I'm a rollin' stone
I'm a man-child
I'm a hoochie coochie man
well, well, well, well
hurry, hurry, hurry, hurry
Don't hurt me, don't hurt me child
don't hurt me, don't hurt, don't hurt me child
well, well, well, well

Yeah



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    UnregisteredNov 7, 2013 at 8:48 am
    I think there is a real civil rights element to the lyric as well. A Black man in middle 50's America, rejoicing at the fact that he is in fact a man, and not a boy like his papa's slaveowners would've had him believe. The highly charged sexual, emotional, visceral and physical boasts of this song have such deep resonance with how I, a skinny white kid from Australia, would imagine an African American would have felt in that time period. A real signpost of the times, not just for Muddy, but for african american men all over the country.
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    UnregisteredMar 28, 2012 at 5:24 am
    You're close here but missed on a couple of lines. He wasn't made to move you honey. He made the moon. Come up two hours late.
    I guess if you could do that you were pretty cool.
    He went down to old kansas too. To bring back his second cousin. Little old john the conqueror root.
    High john the conqueror was about the coolest and the slickest man ever. John the conqueror root was alleged, if eaten to make he who ate it more like high john himself. Which I think included wicked s***.

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