Corrina Blues

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Hey all, this is a Blind Lemon Jefferson classic, that Sam Chatmon has claimed to have written.. it's a great example of Blind Lemon Jefferson's style, with erratic strumming moves, quick single note lines, and grounded in balanced chordal strums.

Year of Recording
April 1926
Location
Chicago, IL
Record Label
Paramount 12367 (US 7/1926)

See see rider, see what you done done
Made me love you, now your friend is come
You made me love you, now your friend is come
Well you made me love you, now your friend is come

The great tall engine, a little small engineer
Carried the woman 'way, Lord, and left me standin' here
Carried the woman 'way, Lord, and left me standin' here
Carried the woman 'way, Lord, left me standin' here

Well if I hadda listened unto my second mind
I don't believe I'd have been here wringin' my hand and cryin'
I don't believe I'd have been here wringin' my hands and cryin'
I don't believe I'd have been here wringin' my hands and cryin'

Ain't no more potatoes, the frost have killed the vine
The blues ain't nothin' but a good woman on your mind
The blues ain't nothin' but a good woman on your mind
Well, the blues ain't nothin' but a good woman on your mind

I done told you woman, I been tellin' your partner too
You're three times seven, you know what you wanna do
You're three times seven, you know what you wanna do
Well, you're three times seven, you know what you wanna do

If you see Corinna, tell her to hurry home
I ain't had no true love since Corinne been gone
I ain't had no true love since Corinne been gone
I ain't had no true love since Corinne's been gone