Sonny Boy Williamson Early in the Morning cover

Early in the Morning
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Blues
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Verse 1
Early In The Morning Track #13 2:45
Sonny Boy Williamson I (John Lee)
(John Lee Williamson)
Sonny Boy Williamson I - vocals & harmonica
(possibly Robert Lee McCoy - guitar)
Henry Townsend - guitar
Recorded Nov 11,1937 Aurora, Illinois Leland Hotel
Album: Bluebird Recordings 1937-1938
Transcriber: Awcantor@aol.com
Verse 2
Now, when a little girl becomin' twelve years old
Beginin' to think she grown
Well, you can never catch that kinda
Little girl at home
Verse 3
But you have to go there early in the mornin'
Baby, 'bout the break of day
Now, you oughta see me grab the pillow
Where my baby used to lay
Verse 4
Now, that I've got a little woman
Her name is, Miss Kate
She told me to come to the house this mo'nin'
I got there about half past eight
Verse 5
She ask, 'I told you, come early in the mo'nin'
Baby, 'bout the break of day'
Now, ya oughta see me grab the pillow
Where my baby used to lay
Verse 6
I said, 'Look-a-here, woman
You fool with too many men
I can't never come to see you in the evenin
I have to come 'n see you when I can'
Verse 7
You tell me, 'Come early in the mo'nin'
Baby, 'bout the break of day'
Now, you oughta see me grab the pillow
Where my baby used to lay
Verse 8
(harmonica & guitar)
Verse 9
Well now, I said, 'Look-a-here, woman (good!)
I ain't gonna fool 'round wit' you, no mo'
I know you don't love me
You out, 'round with Mr. So 'n So
Verse 10
You tell me, 'Come early in the mo'nin'
Baby, 'bout the break of day'
Now, ya oughta see me grab the pillow
Where my baby used to lay.
Verse 11
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