Last Fair Deal Gone Down

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An instructional video on how to play this Robert Johnson classic. Hopefully, this will help you out with all the moves that he uses throughout the tune!

Year of Recording
27 November 1936
Location
Gunter Hotel | San Antonio, Texas
Record Label
SA-2631-1

It's the last fair deal gone down

Last fair deal gone down

It's the last fair deal gone down, good Lord

On that Gulfport Island Road

Ida Belle don't cry this time

Ida Belle don't cry this time

If you cry 'bout a nickel, you die 'bout a dime

She wouldn't cry, but the money won't mind

I love the way you do

I love the way you do

I love the way you do, good Lord

On this Gulfport Island Road

My captain's so mean on me

My captain's so mean on me

My captain's so mean on me, good Lord

On this Gulfport Island Road

Take camp, baby, and sing

Camp, baby, and sing

Let's camp, baby, and sing, good Lord

On that Gulfport Island Road

I've the last fair deal gone down

It's the last fair deal gone down

It's the last fair deal gone down, dear Lord

On this Gulfport Island Road

I'm working my way back home

I'm working my way back home

I'm working my way back home, good Lord

On this Gulfport Island Road

And that thing don't keep ringing so soon

That thing don't keep ringing so soon

And that thing don't keep ringing so soon, good Lord

On that Gulf-ed Port Island Road