Cherry St. Blues

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Cherry St. Blues - Little Hat Jones
San Antonio, 14 June 1930, Okeh 8829
E position

[Introduction 8 bars]

Train come to San Antone, man, and stop in the yard
Just as sure as the train come to San Antone, man, and stop in the yard
It's gonna take two dollars and a quarter, I declare to send me a poster card

Mmmmmmm baby, aw honey what's on your mind?
Mmmmmmm baby, honey what's on your mind?
‘Cus you really keeps me in trouble, really thinkin’ about you all the time.

I’m gonna move to the bottom, camp out on the ground
I'm gonna move to the bottom, man, and camp out on the ground
Every morning I’ll call my woman just to hear my echo sound.

[Instrumental verse]

I’ve got a woman in San Antone, I declares, really sweet to me
I’ve got a woman in San Antone, man, really sweet to me
‘Cus you people don't know she's here, but she lives on Cherry Street.

[Instrumental verse]

Mmmmmmmm, oh lawd lawdy lawd
Mmmmmmmm, oh lawd, lawdy lawd
I want Eddy Duncan, listen, to be my brother-in-law.

[Instrumental verse]

Now, you men got these women, aw treat them nice and kind
Say you men got these sweet women, how come you don't be nice and kind?
‘Cause don't you know Little Hat’s got something that'll change your sweet woman's mind.

Mmmmmmmm, know you ain't gonna think it's so
Well I'm gonna tell you men something, I know you ain't gonna think it's so
[Instrumental line)

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