My Baby Quit Me

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My Baby Quit Me - Leadbelly
25 March 1935 NYC
ARC 17183-1 unissued
Transcribed from Leadbelly King of the 12-String Guitar, Columbia Roots 'N' Blues 467893
12 string in standard down 4 semitones to C and played in A position, actual pitch is F

[3 bar intro on the I]

My baby left me, well she wouldn't come back no more
My baby left me, well she wouldn't come home no more
When you left me baby, ah she drive me from my door

Look a-here people, I couldn't understand her myself
Look a-here people, I couldn't understand her myself
When my baby left me, I didn't want nobody else

[Instrumental verse]

Yeah people! Want you to all understand
Yeah people, want you to all understand
My baby done left me, and she got a brand new man

[Instrumental verse]

My baby drove me, lordy, from my door
My baby drove me, lordy, from my door
And she said "Sweet papa, I can't use you no more"

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