Spoonful Blues

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An instructional video on how to play Spoonful Blues by Charlie Patton. Also, I brainfarted about 50 times when naming frets...

Year of Recording
June 14, 1929
Location
Richmond, IN
Record Label
Paramount 12869 (US 1/1930)

(I'm about to go to jail about this spoonful)

In all a spoon', 'bout that spoon'
The women goin' crazy, every day in their life 'bout a...

It's all I want, in this creation is a...
I go home (wanna fight) 'bout a...

Doctor's dyin' (way in Hot Springs!) just 'bout a...
These women goin' crazy every day in their life 'bout a...

Would you kill a man dead? (yes, I will!) just 'bout a...
Oh babe, I'm a fool about my...

(Don't take me long) to get my...
Hey baby, you know I need my...

It's mens on Parchman (done lifetime) just 'bout a...
Hey baby, (syou know I ain't long) 'bout my...

It's all I want (honey, in this creation) is a...
I go to bed, get up and wanna fight 'bout a...

(Look-y here, baby, would you slap me? Yes I will!) just 'bout a...
Hey baby, (you know I'm a fool a-) 'bout my...

Would you kill a man? (Yes I would, you know I'd kill him) just 'bout a...
Most every man (that you see is) fool 'bout his...

(You know baby, I need) that ol'...
Hey baby, (I wanna hit the judge 'bout a) 'bout a...

(Baby, you gonna quit me? Yeah honey!) just 'bout a...
It's all I want, baby, this creation is a...

(Look-y here, baby, I'm leavin' town!) just 'bout a...
Hey baby, (you know I need) that ol'...

(Don't make me mad, baby!) 'cause I want my...
Hey baby, I'm a fool 'bout that...

(Look-y here, honey!) I need that...
Most every man leaves without a...

Sundays' mean (I know they are) 'bout a...
Hey baby, (I'm sneakin' around here) and ain't got me no...
Oh, that spoon', hey baby, you know I need my...