"I received a letter that my man was dyin'
I received a letter that my man was dyin'
I caught the first plane and went home flyin'
When I got there the folks had gathered around..."
"To hear a hoot owl holler, someone is surely dyin'
And if a black cat crosses them, they'll break right down in tears
Your man is sure to leave you, and never return no more
That's a true sign he's got someone else bakin' his jelly roll..."
|Give Me A Break Blues|
"Give me a break papa, don't throw your sweet mama down
Give me a break papa, don't throw your sweet mama down
You treated me so mean, ain't you tired of doggin' me 'round?
There was a time when nobody wanted you but me..."