Sonny Boy Williamson Got the Bottle Up and Gone cover

Got the Bottle Up and Gone
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Genre
Blues
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Song Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
Well, I don't run no fillin' station
I don't sell no gas
I done brought my problem
My burners heat too fast
Verse 2
You got the bottle up and gone
You got the bottle up and gone
You know that high-powered mama
That your papa got your water on
Verse 3
Well now look-a-here, baby
What you been waitin' on?
Say ya didn't love me
I'd-a done been gone
Verse 4
You got the bottle up and gone
You got the bottle up and gone
You know that high-powered mama
You know that papa got you water on
Verse 5
Well, I had a little duck
An' I named him, Jim
I put him on the pond
Just to see him swim
Verse 6
You got the bottle up and gone
You got the bottle up and gone
You know that high-powered mama
You know that papa got your water on
Verse 7
Well, ya want everything
In the latest style
But I've got wise
Unto your line of jive
Verse 8
You got the bottle up and gone
You got the bottle up and gone
You know that high-powered mama
That your papa got your water on
Verse 9
Well, if you don't love me
Why don't you tell me so?
I know you don't love me
Baby, no mo'
Verse 10
You got the bottle up and gone
You got the bottle up and gone
You know that high-powered mama
You know that your papa got your water on
Verse 11
I can't play no piano
But I wish I could
I got a woman
Don't mean me no good
Verse 12
You got the bottle up and gone
You got the bottle up and gone
You know that high-powered mama
You know that papa got your water on

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