Now rather be dead
Sleepin' in a hollow log
Now ruther be dead
An sleepin' in a hollow log
An to be here beggin' you
Car'in me like a dog

Now what you want po' John to do?
Now, what you want po' John to do?
Lord, I've done, done everything
Tryin' to get along wit' you

Now the woman I'm lovin'
She got one teeth solid gold
Now the woman I'm lovin'
She got one teeth solid gold
Lord, just stayin' on with this woman
Gotta mortgage on my soul

Now sho' as the grass
On the Texas earth grow green
Now sho' as the grass
On the Texas earth grow green
Lord, I ain't crazy about
Nobody I ever seen.
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Poor John Blues Lyrics

Sleepy John Estes – Poor John Blues Lyrics

Songwriters: ESTES
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