Verwandte Songs (related songs)
Song «Matchbox Blues» von Blind Lemon Jefferson.
Veröffentlichungsdaten: 1927 06 (Single), 1927 03 14 (Rec.)
Label: Paramount 12474
Songwriter Blind Lemon Jefferson
Genre: Americana - Blues - Countryblues, Blues - Countryblues - Texasblues
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Personen und Querverweise
[Verse 1] How far to the river, mama, walk down by the sea How far to the river, walk down by the sea I got those tadpoles and minnows all in over me [Verse 2] Standing here wonderin' will a matchbox hold my clothes I'se sittin here wonderin' will a matchbox hold my clothes I ain't got so many matches but I got so far to go [Verse 3] Lord, Lord, who may your manager be? Hey, mama, who may your manager be? Reason I ask so many questions, can't you make friends match for me? [Verse 4] I got a girl cross town she crochet all the time (or is it "coochies" as in hoochi-coochie?) I got a girl cross town crochet all the time Mama if you don't quit crochet-in you gunna lose your mind [Verse 5] I wouldn'y mind marryin', but I can't stand settlin' down I Don't mind marryin', but Lord, settlin' down I'm gonna act like a preacher so I can ride from town to town [Verse 6] Well, I'm leavin' town, but that won't make me stay I leavin' town, cryin' won't make me stay Baby, the more you cry, the farther you drive me away