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Jazz Gillum – Boar Hog Blues lyrics

Boar Hog Blues Trk 16 2: 47
'Jazz' Bill Gillum (William Mckinley Gillum)
(Bill Gillum)
Bill Gillum & His Jazz Boys
Jazz Gillum - vocal & hmc, Big Bill Broonzy - guitar, unk bass
George Barnes - elc gtr, Washboard Sam (Robert Brown) - washbrd
Recorded: Aurora, Ill., Monday March 14, 1938 Leland Hotel
Album: Bill 'Jazz' Gillum The Bluebird Recordings 1934-1938
Bluebird 66717-2 rca, bmg 1997.

What make a rooster
Honey, crow 'bout the break of day?
To let the kidman know
That the main man is on his way

I'm a stranger here
Honey, just stopped in yo' town
If I ask you for a favor
Mama, please don't turn me down

(guitar & instrumental)

'Play it! '

She's a long, tall woman
With the meat shakin' on her bone
Ev'rytime she shakes
Some skinny gal have lost her home

(harmonica & instrumental)

'Blow that thing Gillum, blow it! '

Get yo' ride from a pony
Get yo' sweet milk from a cow
Get yo' po'k chop from a boar hog
Get yo' pigmeat from a sow

(guitar & instrumental)

'Play it out! '

(harmonica & instrumental to end)

'Yeah, man! '


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