Jerry Garcia Deep Elum Blues cover

Deep Elum Blues
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Verse 1
When you go down to deep elem to have a little fun,
Have your ten dollars ready when that tall police man comes
Verse 2
Oh, sweet mama, your daddy's got them deep elem blues
Verse 3
If you go down to deep elem put your money in your shoes
The women in deep elem they give you the deep elem blues
Verse 4
Oh, sweet mama, your daddy's got them deep elem blues
Verse 5
Once I knew a preacher, preached the bible thru and thru
He went down to deep elem, now his preaching days are thru
Verse 6
Oh, sweet mama, your daddy's got them deep elem blues
Verse 7
Once I had a girlfriend, she meant the world to me
She went down to deep elem, now she ain't what she used to be
Verse 8
Oh, sweet mama, your daddy's got them deep elem blues
Verse 9
When you go down to deep elem to have a little fun,
Have your ten dollars ready when that tall police man comes
Verse 10
Oh, sweet mama, your daddy's got them deep elem blues
Verse 11
When you go down to deep elem put your money in your pants
Cause the women in deep elem they don't give a man a chance
Verse 12
Oh, sweet mama, your daddy's got them deep elem blues.

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