Section Gang Blues

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Section Gang Blues - Texas Alexander
Lonnie Johnson, accompanist, DGDGBE tuning


I'm been workin' on the Section, Section 32
I'll get a dollar and a quarter, I won't have to work hard as you
Lord, I'll get a dollar and a quarter, I won't have to work hard as you

Oh, nigger licks molasses, and the white man licks 'em, too
I wonder what in the world is the Mexicans gonna do?
Lord, the nigger licks molasses, the white man licks 'em too

"Oh, Captain, Captain?" "What's the matter wit' you?"
"If you've got any Battle Axe, please, sir, give me a chew."
"Lord, Captain, Captain?" "What's the matter with you?"

Waterboy, waterboy, bring your water 'round
If you ain't got no water, set your bucket down
Waterboy, waterboy, bring your bucket 'round

"Oh, Captain, Captain, what time of day?"
Oh, he looked at me and he walked away

Mmmmmm, mmmmmm w/guitar
"Lord, Captain, Captain?" "What's the matter with you?"
"If you've got any Battle Axe, Battle Axe, please, sir, give me a chew."

Mmmmmm, mmmmmm w/guitar
Lord, ah Lord, oh Lord

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