Milk Cow Blues-Freddie Spruell

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Milk Cow Blues-Freddie Spruell
Self-accompanied on 12-string guitar in A position, standard tuning

FREDDIE'S BIGGEST FAN: Hoo! By the way, here's old Freddie. Boys, you know somepin? I sure has been want' to see you a long time. Yep. You know why? Yep.

FREDDIE: Why, boy?

FREDDIE'S BIGGEST FAN: I want to hear you play them old blues like you used to play down home, you know, and when I was way down to Duluth this mornin', boy, I heard your guitar just a-ringin;, and I knowed that was you 'cause nobody else can play them blues like you, Freddie. Now, listen: I want to hear some more of 'em. Play 'em for me, Freddie, please.

FREDDIE: Yeah, boy, I'm ready to play 'em for you.

Listen to my story, now, please listen to my song
Can't you imagine how I feel, now, have mercy, my real milk cow gone

She's a full-blood Jersey, I'm gon' tell you boys the way I know
Yes, she's a full-blood Jersey, I'm gon' tell you boys the way I know
People just screamin' for my milk cow, I don't care where my Jersey go

I've been on 35th, listen, boys, I've been on 39th
I've been on 35th, listen, boys, I've been on 39th
I rambled the whole South Side o' town tryin' to find this real milk cowr (sic) of mine

She's a full-blood Jersey, I'm gonna tell you boys the way I know
She's a full-blood Jersey, I'm gonna tell you boys the way I know
People just screamin' for my milk cow, I don't care where my milk cow go

Sayin', my bed seem lonesome, my pillow, now it sure won't do
Sayin', my bed seem lonesome, my pillow, babe, it sure won't do
I wakes up hours of midnight, I really had those milk cow blues

SOLO: 4 Bars
Uhh, baby, listen, hoo-hoo-hoo
Can't you look in my face now, brown, and tell I've got those milk cow blues

Listen, Hiiiiii, sugar, listen, hii-hii-hii
Listen, Hiiiiii, sugar, listen, hii-hii-hii
Can't you imagine how I feel now, I done told my real milk cow bye-bye


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