Brownsville Blues

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Brownsville Blues - Sleepy John Estes
1st guitar in G position, 2nd guitar (Brownsville Son Bonds or Charlie Pickett), E position with capo at 3rd fret

Now, I can straighten your wires, you know, poor Vassar can grind your valves
Now, I can straighten your wires, you know, poor Vassar can grind your valves
Then, when I turn your motor loose, and it sure will split the air

Now, Vassar can 'lign your wheels, you know poor Vassar can tune your horn
Now, he can 'lign your wheels, you know poor Vassar can tune your horn
Then when he set it out on the highway, you can hear your motor hum

Now, my generator is bad, and you know my lights done stopped
Now, my generator is bad, and you know my lights done stopped
And I reckon I better take it over to Durhamville, and I'm gonna stop at Vassar Williams' shop

Now I were raised in Lau'dale County, you know I was schooled on Winfield Lane
Now, I were raised in Lau'er'ale County, and you know I was schooled in Winfield Lane
Then, what I made of myself, I declare it was a cryin'-a shame

Now, Brownsville is my home, and you know I ain't gonna th'owr it down
Now, Brownsville is my home, and you know I ain't gonna th'owr it down
Because I'm 'quainted with them laws, and they won't let me down


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