New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

The Girl I Love, She Got Long Curly Hair Trk 16 2: 56
(John Adams Estes)
Sleepy John Estes - vocal & guitar, Johnny Hardge - piano
James 'Yank' Rachell - mandolin
Recorded, September 24th 1929 Victor # 55581-1
Memphis Municipal Auditorium
Original issue Victor 385-49/Bve-47187-3
Album: Vol. 2 'The First Time I Met The Blues'
Bluebird Records 'When The Sun Goes Down

Now, I'm goin' to Brownsville an
Take that right hand road
Now, I'm goin' to Brownsville
Take that right hand road
Lord, I ain't gon' stop walkin'
'Till I get in sweet mama's do'

Now, the girl I'm lovin'
She got the great, long, curly hair
Now, the girl I'm lovin'
She's got the great, long, curly hair
An her mama an her papa
They sho' don't 'llow me there

If you catch my duffel
Hangin' upside yo' wall
If you catch my duffel
Hangin' upside yo' wall
Now, you know by that, babe
I need my ashes hauled

Now, what cha' gon do, babe
Yo' doughroller gone?
What you gon do, babe
Yo' doughroller gone?
Go in yo' kitchen, Lordy
Cook until she comes.

~



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/s/sleepy_john_estes/the_girl_i_love_she_got_long_curly_hair.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×