Sonny Boy Williamson Moonshine cover

Moonshine
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Released
January 27, 1997
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Song Meaning
Verse 1
Moonshine Track #18 3:00
Sonny Boy Williamson I (John Lee)
(John Lee Williamson)
Sonny Boy Williamson I - vocals & harmonica
Yank Rachell - mandolin & guitar
Joe Williams - guitar
Recorded March 13, 1938 Aurora, Illinois Leland Hotel
Album: Bluebird Recordings 1937-1938
Transcriber: Awcantor@aol.com
Verse 2
Verse 3
Now, any-'is, moonshine
Moonshine do harm to many men
Now any-'is, moonshine
Moonshine do harm to many men
Now, that is the reason why
Yank, I believe I'll make a change
Verse 4
Now, moonshine will make you shoot down
Make you wanna fight
Now n' when you go home
An you can't, treat your wife right
Verse 5
Well, you've been drinkin' moonshine
Moonshine do harm to many men
Now, that is the reason why
I believe I'll make a change
Verse 6
Now, moonshine will make you think that the policeman
Is little deliver boy
Moonshine will make you think that street cars
Is little children play toys
Verse 7
Then you been drinkin' moonshine
Moonshine do harm to many men
Now, that is the reason why
I believe I'll make a change
Verse 8
Now, moonshine will make you go home
Lay down 'cross yo' bed
An your wife try to talk wit'ch you
You say, you didn't hear a word she said
Verse 9
You been drinkin' moonshine
Moonshine do harm to many men
Now, that is the reason why
I believe I'll make a change
Verse 10
Now, moonshine will make you get drunk
N' walk out in the street
Moonshine will make you cuss out most
Anybody you meet
Verse 11
You been drinkin' moonshine
Moonshine do harm to many men
Now, that is the reason why
I believe I'll make a change.
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