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Sonny Boy Williamson I – Highway 48 lyrics

(harmonica, guitar & bass intro)

Well, I'm gonna get up in the mo'nin
Get to Highway 49
Yes, I'll get up in the mo'nin, woo-ooo
Get to Highway 49
Malvina, my sweet woman, yee-well-well
She don't pay poor Joey, no mind

Well, if ya ever had the blues
Get to Highway 49
Well, if ya ever had the blues
Get to Highway 49
Malvina, my sweet woman
Yee-well boys
She tryin' to throw poor Joey in down

I'm wanna wake up in the mo'nin
'Play it long time'
I believe I'll dust my bed, Malvina
'Play it for me, I ain't jokin!'
Well, I'm gettin' up in the mo'nin
Well, I believe I'll dust my bed
Well, now on Highway 49
Yee-well boys, I be a-rockin' to head

'Play the while, Sonny Boy'
'Play for me'
'Me an you ain't played together long time, boy'

'You play it to me, Malvina come home'

(instrumental & harmonica)

Blues this mo'nin
I'll be rollin' Jackson Town
I mean Jackson, Tennessee, too
Blues this mo'nin, too-ooo
I be rollin' Jackson Town
Oh, an I'm tired a-hangin 'round
Eee, well boys, on Highway 49

'Beat it on out'

(harmonica & bass to end)


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