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[[Category:Lyrics]][[Category:Texas Alexander Lyrics]]
 
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Latest revision as of 05:59, 29 November 2012

Water Bound Blues - Texas Alexander
Little Hat Jones, accompanist, E, standard tuning


Now, my home's on the water, spendin' a while on land
My home's on the water, spendin' a while on land
I'm tryin' to find a woman that ain't got no man

Says, I used to have a friend, by the name was Sam
Says, I used to have a friend by the name of Sam
Said, we was ragged and dirty, some called us the tramps

Says, I stole my woman from my friend, they called him Sam
Says, I stole my woman from my friend, they called him Sam
Says, that scound'el, he got lucky, stole her back again

SOLO: 12 bars

I was raised on the desert, borned in a lion's den
I was raised in the desert, borned in a lion's den
Says, my chief occupation, takin' monkey men's women

Says, I never had a woman, couldn't get her back again
I never had a woman couldn't get her back again
Says, I traveled over this country, every kind of [man]


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