Hard Time Killing Floor Blues 3:23 Trk 11 Nehemiah Curtis 'Skip' James Skip James - vocal, guitar and piano Album: Blues From The Delta From Vanguard 'Today!' album 1966 VSD 79219 Vanguard Records CD 96517-2 1998
Hard time's is here An ev'rywhere you go Times are harder Than th'ever been befo'
Um, hm-hm Um-hm Um, hm-hm Um, hm-hm-hm
You know that people They are driftin' from do' to do' But they can't find no heaven I don't care where they go
Um, hm-hm Um-uh-hm Mm-hm-hm Um, hm-hm-hm
People, if I ever can get up Off a-this old hard killin' flo' Lord, I'll never get down This low no mo'
Um, hm-hm-hm Hm, um-hm Hm, hm-hm Hm, hm-hm-hm
Well, you hear me singin' This old lonesome song People, you know these hard times Can't last us so long
Hm, hm-hm Hmm, hmm Hm, hm-hm Hm, hm-hm, oh Lord
You know, you'll say you had money You better be sho' But these hard times gon' kill you Just drive a lonely soul