Bring Me My Shotgun

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Hey all, so here's a Lightnin' Hopkins song that had been requested a few months back. It's got this great "sneaky" quality and sound to it, that leads to some great riffs and feel. It's the classic Lightnin' Hopkins Texas Blues style, with monotone bassline, and slight bends on the treble side. Hope this lesson is helpful!

Year of Recording
1960
Location
Unknown
Record Label
Gold Star 646

Woah, go bring me my shotgun

Oh I'm gonna start shootin' again

Go bring me my shotgun

You know I just got to start shootin' again

You know I'm gonna shoot my woman

Cause she's foolin' around with too many men

Yes bring me my shotgun

Yes man and a pocket full of shells

Yes go bring me my shotgun

Yes man and a pocket full of shells

Yeah you know I'm gonna kill that woman

I'm gonna throw her in that old deep dug well

Hide her from everybody they won't know where she at

That woman said Lightnin' you can't shoot me

She said now you is dead of tryin'

I don't take a day off for nobody

She said Lightnin' you can't shoot me

She said yes and you dare to try

I said the only reason I don't shoot you little woman

My double barrel shotgun, it just won't fire