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Sonny Boy Williamson I – Sloppy Drunk Blues lyrics

Sloppy Drunk Blues Track 6 3: 13
Sonny Boy Williamson I (John Lee)
(Sonny Boy Williamson I)
Sonny Boy Williamson - vcl and hca
With Blind John Davis - piano, Ransom Knowling - sbass
Chicago July 2, 1942
Album: Vol. 4 Document Records docd5058

Now I would rather be sloppy drunk
A-than anything I know
You know I'd rather be sloppy drunk
A-than anything I know
You know in another half-a-pint
Woman, an you will see me go

Now, my gal she done quit me
For somebody else
Now, my little gal she done quit me
For somebody else
Now, an' I'm sloppy drunk again, woman
Sleepin' all by myself

Now, I would rather be sloppy drunk
*Sip-tin, in the can
You know I would rather be sloppy drunk, woman
Sip-tin, in the can
Now, then be out in the street, mm
Runnin' from the man

(harmonica)

Because, a-oh-oh, mm
A-bring another half-a-pit
Because, mm-mm-mm
Bring another half-a-pint
Now, an' I believe I'll get n' drunk
Baby, I'm gonna wreck this joint

Now, an' I love my moonshine whiskey
I tell thee world I do
Now, an' I love my moonshine whiskey
Tell thee the world I do
Now, but I drink some more whiskey
To get a-long with you

Now, an' I'm 'onna drink whiles I'm up, baby
Drink until I fall
Now, an' I'm gonna drink whiles I'm up, woman
Drink until I fall
Now, an if ya want me to stop drinkin' whiskey
You ain't talkin' bout nothin' at all!

~
Note:
* The song, 'Sloppy Drunk Blues' was recorded
(words & music) by Lucille Bogan by Brunswick 1931
Eu 33651 (2193)

Her 3rd verse goes:
I'd rather be sloppy drunk, sittin' in the can
I'd rather be sloppy drunk, sittin' in the can
Than to be at home rollin' with my man.

(information on Lucille Bogan at deltahaze.com/30/lb.html)



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/s/sonny_boy_williamson_i/sloppy_drunk_blues.html

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