Pre-war Blues Lyrics - The Concordance Next section
 'BAM.................3  (0,001%)
place way down in 'Bam Got the blues : but              Smith, Clara; Back Woods Blues; New York, 30 Apr. 1924; (81694-4) Co-14022-D VJM VLP-17
it on back to 'Bam     Well now let me                  Wheatstraw, Peetie; Don't Hang My Clothes on No Barbed Wire Line; Chicago, 4 Nov. 1930; (C-6489-A) Vo-1649 Say SDR-191
nobody : who lives in 'Bam Who can make a               Smith, Clara; Steel Drivin' Man; New York, 16 Dec. 1924; (140181-2) Co-14053-D VJM VLP-17
 'BERTA...............1  (0,000%)
enough Now you know 'Berta : you ain't doing me         McClennan, Tommy; Love with a Feeling; Chicago, 12 Dec. 1940; (053740-1) BB-B8689 Rt RL-305
 'BUKE................1  (0,000%)
more I know you 'buke and dog me : baby                 Harris, Magnolia; Mama's Quittin' and Leavin'-Part 1; Chicago, c. late Dec. 1930; (C-7100- ) Me-M12077 Yz L-1031
 'FORE................11  (0,005%)
mama it ain't long 'fore day Maybe : the sunshine'll    McTell, Blind Willie; Mama, 'Tain't Long Fo' Day; Atlanta, 18 Oct. 1927; (40310-1) Vi-21474 Yz L-1005
when he won't crow 'fore day If my love                 McTell, Blind Willie; Love-Changing Blues; Atlanta, 29 Nov. 1929; (56635-1) Vi-V38580 Yz L-1005
rooster : he won't crow 'fore day What you want         Patton, Charley; Banty Rooster Blues; Richmond, Ind., 14 June 1929; (15217) Pm-12792 Yz L-1020
rooster : he won't crow 'fore day What you want         Rhodes, Walter; The Crowing Rooster; Memphis, 10 Dec. 1927; (145358-2) Co-14289-D Rt RL-334
the clock struck five 'fore day Down in that            Stevens, Vol; Stonewall Blues; Memphis, 29 May 1930; (62542- ) BB-B5675 BC-2
buy your ticket : swear 'fore God that man'll let       McClennan, Tommy; New Highway No. 51; Chicago, 10 May 1940; (044986- ) BB-B8499 RBF RF-202
run and catch it 'fore it falls  I say                  Wiley, Geeshie (Elvie Thomas); Over to My House; Grafton, Wis., c. Apr. 1930; (L-265-1) Pm-12977 Yz L-1018
I was born black 'fore my birth And the                 MacFarland, Barrel House Buck; I Got to Go Blues; Chicago, 20 Aug. 1934; (C-9321- ) De-7013 OJL-20
and killed three women : 'fore police got the news      Rainey, Ma Gertrude; Rough and Tumble Blues; Chicago, c. Aug. 1925; (2210-2) Pm-12311 Mil MLP-2001
know they taken me 'fore the judge : the judge          Shade, Will; She Done Sold It Out; Chicago, 7 Nov. 1934; (C-800-1) OK-8963 RBF RF-6
my hands : clasped them 'fore the sun I might           Stokes, Frank; Memphis Rounders Blues; Memphis, 30 Sept. 1929; (56306-2) Vi-23411 Rt RL-308
 'FORE-DAY............11  (0,005%)
by myself Because the 'fore-day blues : don't worry nobody Carr, Leroy; Four Day Rider; Chicago, 19 Sept. 1930; (C-6090-A) Vo-1574 Yz L-1036
if he makes a 'fore-day creep Wake up baby              Gibson, Clifford; Keep Your Windows Pinned; New York, 10 Dec. 1929; (57757) Vi-V38612 Yz L-1006
watch-key : from doing that 'fore-day creep    So soon this Harrison, Smoky; Hop Head Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. Dec. 1929; (L-79-1) Pm-12920 Rt RL-340
gal : might make that 'fore-day creep It's a lowdown    Hicks, Robert (Barbecue Bob); 'Fo Day Creep; Atlanta, 10 Nov. 1927; (145199-1) Co-14280-D CC-36
till they make a 'fore-day creep Tell you married       Reynolds, Blind Joe; Outside Woman Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. Feb. 1930; (L-144-3) Pm-12927 OJL-8
doing partner : making her 'fore-day creep Hey baby : what Shade, Will; Sometimes I Think I Love You; Chicago, 9 June 1927; (38657-1) Vi-20809 OJL-19
of mine : making his 'fore-day creep 'Twas nothing but  Smith, Bessie; I'm Down in the Dumps; New York, 24 Nov. 1933; (152580-2) OK-8945 Co CL-856
trying to make his 'fore-day creep    That is some      Spivey, Victoria; Don't Trust Nobody Blues; Chicago, 20 Mar. 1931; (VO-150- ) Vo-1640 Spi LP-2001
by myself    I'm a 'fore-day rider mama : riding all    Carr, Leroy; Four Day Rider; Chicago, 19 Sept. 1930; (C-6090-A) Vo-1574 Yz L-1036
man was on : that 'fore-day scat And that's a           Rainey, Ma Gertrude; Four Day Honory Scat; Chicago, c. Aug. 1925; (2213-1) Pm-12303 Mil MLP-2001
Midnight supper : and my 'fore-day tea Leaving your town Church, Blind Clyde; Pneumatic Blues; Memphis, 30 Sept. 1929; (56308) Vi-23271 Rt RL-329
 'GIN.................1  (0,000%)
and went to the 'gin Come on mama : let's               Shade, Will; On the Road Again; Memphis, 11 Sept. 1928; (47011-1) Vi-V38015 OJL-19
 'MALE................1  (0,000%)
sore If you see 'male : you're going to take            Mason, Moses; Molly Man; Chicago, c. Jan. 1928; (20283-2) Pm-12605 OJL-8
 'MALES...............2  (0,001%)
here : spending a-many dimes 'Males so hot : it burns   Mason, Moses; Molly Man; Chicago, c. Jan. 1928; (20283-2) Pm-12605 OJL-8
too long All my 'males  : soon will be gone             Mason, Moses; Molly Man; Chicago, c. Jan. 1928; (20283-2) Pm-12605 OJL-8
 'NAPPING.............1  (0,000%)
going to do most 'napping : than I done since           Smith, J. T. Funny Paper; Hungry Wolf; Chicago, c. Apr. 1931; (VO-165-A) Vo-1655 Yz L-1031
 'NEATH...............1  (0,000%)
Going to place him : 'neath six feet of ground          Jones, Maggie; Undertaker's Blues; New York, 16 Apr. 1925; (140533-2) Co-14092-D VJM VLP-23
 'SIMMON..............1  (0,000%)
polecat climbing : up a 'simmon tree You keep on        Ledbetter, Huddie; Kansas City Papa; New York, 24 Jan. 1935; (16697-1) ARC unissued Bio BLP-12013
 'SPENDERS............1  (0,000%)
Bill Johnny : had his 'spenders on the floor I          Weaver, Curley; Sweet Patunia; Atlanta, 26 Oct. 1928; (147304-2) Co-14386-D His HLP-32
 'TAIN'T..............9  (0,004%)
in my ear It 'tain't going to be long                   Dickson, Tom; Death Bell Blues; Memphis, 27 Feb. 1928; (400355-B) OK-8590 Yz L-1002
you can't leave me : 'tain't no need of crying          Black, Lewis; Gravel Camp Blues; Memphis, 10 Dec. 1927; (145366-2) Co-14291-D Fly LP-103
the chain-gang : believe me 'tain't no fun The day      Blake, Blind; You Gonna Quit Me Blues; Chicago, c. Oct. 1927; (20110-1) Pm-12597 Yz L-1016
place baby : believe me 'tain't no lie    Down south    Blake, Blind; You Gonna Quit Me Blues; Chicago, c. Oct. 1927; (20110-1) Pm-12597 Yz L-1016
her appetite Lord it 'tain't no telling : what a        Dickson, Tom; Labor Blues; Memphis, 27 Feb. 1928; (400360-A) OK-8570 Yz L-1008;
You can't quit me : 'tain't no need of trying           Howell, Peg Leg; Tishamingo Blues; Atlanta, 8 Nov. 1926; (143117-1) Co-14194-D RBF RF-9
and stab you too 'Tain't no telling : what she          Hurt, Mississippi John; Ain't No Tellin'; New York, 21 Dec. 1928; (401471-A) OK-8759 Bio BLP-C4
hide in your trunk    'Tain't none of my business       Moore, Kid Prince; Honey Dripping Papa; New York, 11 Apr. 1936; (18999-2) ARC-6-09-56 Rt RL-340
said good morning shine 'Tain't nothing the matter : captain Dickson, Tom; Labor Blues; Memphis, 27 Feb. 1928; (400360-A) OK-8570 Yz L-1008;
 'TATERS..............2  (0,001%)
it's don't like my 'taters : mama please don't dig      Reynolds, Blind Willie; Third Street Woman Blues; Memphis, 26 Nov. 1930; (64724-2) Vi-23258 OJL-11
Ain't no more good 'taters : the frost have killed      Jefferson, Blind Lemon; Corinna Blues; Chicago, c. May 1926; (2544-2) Pm-12367 Mil MLP-2004
 'TWAS................1  (0,000%)
making his 'fore-day creep 'Twas nothing but my landlord Smith, Bessie; I'm Down in the Dumps; New York, 24 Nov. 1933; (152580-2) OK-8945 Co CL-856
 'TWIXT...............2  (0,001%)
up this morning gal : 'twixt midnight and day With      Hicks, Robert (Barbecue Bob); Barbecue Blues; Atlanta, 25 Mar. 1927; (143757-1) Co-14205-D CC-36
you ever wake up : 'twixt night and day Had             Lincoln, Charley; Country Breakdown; Atlanta, 4 Nov. 1927; (145107-1) Co-14475-D RBF RF-15
 -....................1  (0,000%)
rope and a line - : until she went stone                Chatman, Bo; Old Devil; San Antonio, 22 Oct. 1938; (027878-1) BB-B8093 Yz L-1007
 ???..................332  (0,142%)
Mama and I ain't ??? : ??? sure can use                 Big Bill (Broonzy); I Can't Be Satisfied; Richmond, Ind., 2 May 1930; (16569) Ge-7230 Yz L-1011
all ??? good as ??? : ??? good as I've                  Burse, Charlie; I Got Good Taters; Richmond, Ind., 3 Aug. 1932; (18650) Ch-16481 Rt RL-337
I had to ask ??? : ??? today I think                    Butler, Sam; Some Screamed High Yellow; Chicago, c. Oct. 1926; (2677-2) Pm-12423 Yz L-1016
I can catch those ??? : ??? at the Santa                Coleman, Lonnie; Wild About My Loving; Atlanta, 12 Apr. 1929; (148259-2) Co-14440-D Rt RL-318
line ??? on the ??? : ??? on the truck                  Estes, Sleepy John; Tell Me About It; Chicago, 4 June 1940; (93008-A) De-7766 Sw S-1220
Well I heard the ??? : ??? be no friend                 Owens, Big Boy George; The Coon Crap Game; Richmond, Ind., Oct. 1926; (12579) Ge-6006 Rt RL-334
I'm talking about the ??? : ??? your head     Hey       unknown artist (Memphis Jug Band); Sugar Pudding; Memphis, 11 Sept. 1928; (47009-1) Vi-21740 Rt RL-337
burying ground It was ??? : ??? all around    Because   Vincson, Walter; Stop and Listen Blues; Shreveport, La., 17 Feb. 1930; (403806-A) OK-8807 Yz L-1007
walls : I'll be running ??? a speed  You see            Woods, Hosea (Gus Cannon); Prison Wall Blues; Memphis, 28 Nov. 1930; (64747) Vi-23272 Rt RL-329
out : stay all night ??? : about a fuss and             Fuller, Blind Boy; You've Got Something There; Memphis, 12 July 1939; (MEM-102-1) Vo-05083 BC-11
I'm through telling her : ??? about her dirty deal      Wilkins, Robert; Dirty Deal Blues; Jackson, Miss., 10 Oct. 1935; (JAX-104- ) Vo-03223 BC-5
just weep in my ??? : across my head I'm                Sylvester, Hannah; I Want My Sweet Daddy; New York, c. 21 Sept. 1923; (70329) Pat-032007 VJM VLP-40
the mens pays their ??? : all the time When             Bogan, Lucille; My Georgia Grind; Chicago, c. 1 Feb. 1930; (C-5347- ) Br unissued Rt RL-317
up high : you can ??? all alone But when                Rainey, Ma Gertrude; Memphis Bound Blues; Chicago, c. Aug. 1925; (2214-2) Pm-12311 Mil MLP-2001
ground It was ??? : ??? all around    Because I'm       Vincson, Walter; Stop and Listen Blues; Shreveport, La., 17 Feb. 1930; (403806-A) OK-8807 Yz L-1007
headlights just shining : like ??? all behind Well I    Virgial, Otto; Little Girl in Rome; Chicago, 31 Oct. 1935; (96240-1) BB-B6213 Mam S-3802
baby I'm going to ??? all around your door              Williams, Joe; Crawlin' King Snake; Chicago, 27 Mar. 1941; (053989-2) BB-B8738 RCA INT-1087
But the truth is ??? : and I surely have                Calloway, Blanche; Lazy Woman's Blues; Chicago, 9 Nov. 1925; (9458-A) OK-8279 CC-32
told me too Womens ??? : and it'll be end               Hawkins, Walter Buddy Boy; Voice Throwin' Blues; Richmond, Ind., 14 June 1929; (15219) Pm-12802 Yz L-1010
your floor Make it ??? and easy : make it               Jefferson, Blind Lemon; Stocking Feet Blues; Chicago, c. Oct. 1926; (3066-1) Pm-12407 Mil MLP-2013
all I need Lord ??? : and I fell down                   Johnson, Louise; Long Way from Home; Grafton, Wis., 28 May 1930; (L-399-2) Pm-12992 OJL-11
thing I ever seen ??? : and it takes me                 Kelly, Jack; Highway No. 61 Blues No. 2; New York, 1 Aug. 1933; (13713) Ba-32934 Rt RL-329
rinds They was preaching ??? : and stealing You know    Poor Jab (Jab Jones); Come Along Little Children; Richmond, Ind., 3 Aug. 1932; (18656) Ch-16654 Rt RL-307
my clothes in a ??? : and walked the streets            Rainey, Ma Gertrude; Dream Blues; Chicago, c. Mar. 1924; (1699-1) Pm-12098 BYG-529.078
You have got me ??? : and Memphis is all                Rainey, Ma Gertrude; Memphis Bound Blues; Chicago, c. Aug. 1925; (2214-2) Pm-12311 Mil MLP-2001
trouble come like rain : ??? and cold I'm going         Smith, Bessie; The Gin House Blues; New York, 18 Mar. 1926; (141820-3) Co-14158-D Co CL-856
drink all the bedbug ??? : and turn around and          Smith, Bessie; Mean Old Bed Bug Blues; New York, 27 Sept. 1927; (144796-3) Co-14250-D Fwy FJ-2802
I have a man ??? : and you have no                      Stevens, Vol; Stonewall Blues; Memphis, 29 May 1930; (62542- ) BB-B5675 BC-2
now your wife get ??? : and don't want to               Stokes, Frank; Half Cup of Tea; Chicago, c. Aug. 1927; (4774-2) Pm-12531 Rt RL-308
the girl was a ??? : and lived out on                   Thomas, George; Don't Kill Him in Here; Grafton, Wis., c. Nov. 1929; (L-18-2) Pm-12826 Rt RL-340
you want me to ??? : and I ain't  I                     Weldon, Will (Casey Bill); Memphis Jug-Blues; Memphis, 24 Feb. 1927; (37943-2) Vi-20576 Rt RL-322
me : that things are ??? around He took all             Smith, Clara; Uncle Sam Blues; New York, 2 Oct. 1923; (81253-2) Co-12-D VJM VLP-15
can catch those ??? : ??? at the Santa Fe               Coleman, Lonnie; Wild About My Loving; Atlanta, 12 Apr. 1929; (148259-2) Co-14440-D Rt RL-318
angel in the daytime : ??? at night I'm going           McTell, Blind Willie; Searching the Desert for the Blues; Atlanta, 22 Feb. 1932; (71606-1) Vi-23353 RCA LPV-518
don't never let a ??? at home If you                    Shade, Will; Feed Your Friend with a Long Handled Spoon; Memphis, 27 Sept. 1929; (55598-1) Vi-V38578 Rt RL-311
many eggs : my baby ??? away Lord : am I                Hill, Sammy; Cryin' for the Blues; Dallas, 9 Aug. 1929; (55319) Vi-V38588 Yz L-1004
stew Feed everybody : on ??? Avenue Got a man           Johnson, Edith North; Nickel's Worth of Liver Blues; Richmond, Ind., 7 Sept. 1929; (15558-A) Pm-12823 CC-37
all gone and died ??? baby : you can't have             Carter, Spider; Don't Leave Me Blues; Chicago, c. 8 Nov. 1930; (C-6165- ) Br-7188 Rt RL-340
If it wasn't for ??? baby : honey it won't              Walker, Aaron T-Bone; Trinity River Blues; Dallas, 5 Dec. 1929; (149548-1) Co-14506-D Rt RL-327
down baby : let your ??? be I know : just               Estes, Sleepy John; Drop Down Mama; Chicago, 17 July 1935; (90176-A) Ch-50048 OJL-21
I heard the ??? : ??? be no friend of                   Owens, Big Boy George; The Coon Crap Game; Richmond, Ind., Oct. 1926; (12579) Ge-6006 Rt RL-334
hard to find a ??? bean    I's born in                  Memphis Minnie; Lonesome Shark Blues; Chicago, 27 June 1940; (WC-3166-A) OK-05728 BC-1
have been born in ??? : because you got changing        Williamson, Sonny Boy; Number Five Blues; Aurora, Ill., 17 Dec. 1938; (030848-1R) BB-B8010 RCA INT-1088
got a little woman : ??? behind Say it's in             Alexander, Texas; Easy Rider Blues; Fort Worth, 30 Sept. 1934; (FW-1138) Vo-02856 Yz L-1010
you'll never : get to ??? Bill Well you can             Jackson, Papa Charlie; Airy Man Blues; Chicago, c. Aug. 1924; (1851-2) Pm-12219 Yz L-1029
get excited : ooo same ??? bit I was singing            Williamson, Sonny Boy; Project Highway; Aurora, Ill., 11 Nov. 1937; (016525- ) BB-B7302 RCA INT-1175
right Now the little ??? black gal I been               Pickett, Charlie; Crazy 'Bout My Black Gal; New York, 2 Aug. 1937; (62467-A) De-7762 Rt RL-310
must not have been : ??? blues I had I                  Lincoln, Charley; Jealous Hearted Blues; Atlanta, 4 Nov. 1927; (145103-2) Co-14305-D RBF RF-9
lay I get my ??? boots nasty : from walking             Rachel, James Yank; Squeaky Work Bench Blues; New York, 6 Feb. 1934; (14792-2) Ba-33047 Yz L-1021
run big boy now : ??? bound to die When                 McCoy, Joe; Joliet Bound; New York, 3 Feb. 1932; (11220-A) Vo-1686 Yz L-1021
sound Jailhouse on fire : ??? burning down I say        Hawkins, Walter Buddy Boy; Jailhouse Fire Blues; Chicago, c. Apr. 1927; (4419-2) Pm-12489 Rt RL-319
he was thin Drinks ??? : but sips her gin               Blake, Blind; Low Down Loving Gal; Chicago, c. Sept. 1928; (20887-5) Pm-12695 Bio BLP-12003
was about nine I ??? : but I got there                  Owens, Big Boy George; The Coon Crap Game; Richmond, Ind., Oct. 1926; (12579) Ge-6006 Rt RL-334
I would be your ??? : but I don't know                  Stokes, Frank; Blues in D; Chicago, c. Sept. 1927; (20048-2) Pm-12552 Bio BLP-12041
and tired : of doing ??? by my faking self              Jackson, Papa Charlie; The Faking Blues; Chicago, c. May 1925; (2121-?) Pm-12281 Yz L-1029
my arm : to the ??? cafe I'll go    I                   Rachel, James Yank; Expressman Blues; Memphis, 17 May 1930; (59934- ) Vi-23318 Fwy FA-2953
old ??? : in the ??? camp  She didn't do                Wilber, Bill (Joe Wilbur McCoy); Greyhound Blues; Chicago, 22 July 1935; (90199-A) Ch-50053 Rt RL-334
shake it : like papa ??? can Because the way            Glover, Mae; Shake It Daddy; Richmond, Ind., 29 July 1929; (15392) Ge-6964 OJL-6
by here : with the ??? can  I'm going uptown            Wilkins, Robert; Old Jim Canan's; Jackson, Miss., 12 Oct. 1935; (JAX-117- ) Vo unissued Yz L-1018
bet she's just like ??? : can't never tell what         Taylor, Charley; Heavy Suitcase Blues; Grafton, Wis., Mar. or Apr. 1930; (L-251-2) Pm-12967 Yz L-1028
wagon : talking about the ??? car too Because Maxwell   Jackson, Papa Charlie; Maxwell Street Blues; Chicago, c. Sept. 1925; (2288-2) Pm-12320 Bio BLP-12042
in my life Uncle ??? caught me : kissing his            Jackson, Papa Charlie; Salty Dog Blues; Chicago, c. Sept. 1924; (1893-?) Pm-12236 Yz L-1029
put you on the ??? chain You can go                     Speckled Red (Rufus Perryman); House Dance Blues; Memphis, 22 Sept. 1929; (M-184- ) Br-7137 OJL-20
coat : and a hot ??? China hat Lord I                   Daniels, Julius; My Mama Was a Sailor; Atlanta, 19 Feb. 1927; (37931-2) Vi-20658 Rt RL-326
corner : singing Alabama bound ??? Coal-Oil Johnny : sure was Stevens, Vol; Coal Oil Blues; Memphis, 13 Feb. 1928; (41888-2) Vi-21278 OJL-4
ten I heard my ??? companion say : I will               Memphis Minnie; Memphis Minnie-Jitis Blues; Chicago, c. early June 1930; (C-5822- ) Vo-1588 BC-13
gone I found a ??? competition : he better not          Jefferson, Blind Lemon; Competition Bed Blues; Chicago, c. July 1928; (20749-2) Pm-12728 Rt RL-306
tomales : with yellow rice ??? crabs : and lemon ice    Smith, Trixie; Black Bottom Hop; New York, c. Dec. 1925; (2364-1) Pm-12336 CC-29
I spied her looking ??? cross me : where I              Moore, Whistlin' Alex; West Texas Woman; Dallas, 5 Dec. 1929; (149531-2) Co-14496-D His HLP-32
the country : where the ??? cross the dog If            Rachel, James Yank; Sweet Mama; Memphis, 30 May 1930; (62550) Vi-23318 Rt RL-329
and here you come ??? day Had you mouth                 Ledbetter, Huddie; Alberta; New York, 23 Jan. 1935; (16692- ) ARC unissued Co C-30035
hog : if I do ??? day  Well look for                    Williams, Joe; Rootin' Ground Hog; Aurora, Ill., 5 May 1937; (07662-1) BB-B7065 RCA INT-1087
their knees Trying to ??? devilment : as they can       Stokes, Frank; Its a Good Thing; Chicago, c. Sept. 1927; (20044-2) Pm-12518 Bio BLP-12041
your clothes  And the ??? : didn't have no : baby       Wheatstraw, Peetie; Ice and Snow Blues; Chicago, 28 Sept. 1931; (67567-1) BB-B5626 BC-4
lay my weary head ??? dissatisfied : any old place      Bennett, Will; Real Estate Blues; Knoxville, Tenn., c. Sept. 1930; (K-128- ) Vo-1464 Rt RL-334
dream The blues so ??? : don't worry me Oh              Sims, Henry; Farrell Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. Nov. 1929; (L-45-1) Pm-12912 OJL-8
of them on me ??? : Don't you worry : because           Memphis Minnie; After While Blues; Chicago, 25 Mar. 1931; (VO-152-A) Vo-1658 BC-13
the colored people's mind ??? : Doubt if her could      Speckled Red (Rufus Perryman); House Dance Blues; Memphis, 22 Sept. 1929; (M-184- ) Br-7137 OJL-20
women I know : cooking ??? down for down I              Jefferson, Blind Lemon; Empty House Blues; Chicago, c. Mar. 1929; (21200-1) Pm-12946 Rt RL-335
say But I'm a ??? driver : lucky to find                Butler, Sam; Jefferson County Blues; Chicago, c. Oct. 1926; (   ) Vo-1057 Yz L-1016
monkey stopped : at a ??? drugstore Stepped around the  Jordan, Luke; Cocaine Blues; Charlotte, N.C., 16 Aug. 1927; (39821-2) Vi-21076 Rt RL-326
oil well : that your ??? ever had I'm a                 Jefferson, Blind Lemon; Oil Well Blues; Chicago, c. Mar. 1929; (21197-1) Pm-12771 Riv RLP-12-125
have a good time : ??? every day Hey them               Stokes, Frank; Bunker Hill Blues; Memphis, 23 Sept. 1929; (55574-1) Vi-V38548 Rt RL-308
your every step Every ??? every ??? : starts to         Waters, Ethel; That Da Da Strain; New York, c. May 1922; (A) BS-14120 Bio BLP-12022
and I keep my ??? everywhere They call me               Bogan, Lucille; Pig Iron Sally; New York, 31 July 1934; (15490-2) Ba-33375 Rt RL-317
this time : and going ??? fall I ain't going            Vincson, Walter (Mississippi Sheiks); Go Away Woman; Grafton, Wis., c. July 1932; (L-1554-1) Pm-13152 Bio BLP-12041
Great big legs : and ??? feet She got great             Nickerson, Charlie Bozo; Got a Letter from My Darlin'; Memphis, 26 Nov. 1930; (64731- ) Vi-23267 Rt RL-337
me I been a ??? fellow : babe I don't                   MacFarland, Barrel House Buck; I Got to Go Blues; Chicago, 20 Aug. 1934; (C-9321- ) De-7013 OJL-20
so pretty : but it ??? fine I got up                    Collins, Sam; My Road Is Rough and Rocky; New York, c. Oct. 1931; (   ) unknown Yz L-1038
??? Street : where the ??? fine Well I heard            Owens, Big Boy George; The Coon Crap Game; Richmond, Ind., Oct. 1926; (12579) Ge-6006 Rt RL-334
the only one : to ??? for me I was                      Hill, Bertha Chippie; Lonesome Weary Blues; Chicago, 26 Nov. 1926; (9972-A) OK-8453 CC-32
lucky rock Find the ??? : for this bad luck             Rainey, Ma Gertrude; Lucky Rock Blues; Chicago, c. Mar. 1924; (1704-2) Pm-12215 BYG-529.078
the way I know ??? for my milkcow : I                   Spruell, Freddie; Milk Cow Blues; Chicago, 25 June 1926; (9793-A) OK-8422 Yz L-1038
to change my long ??? : for a little short              Waters, Ethel; There'll Be Some Changes Made; New York, c. Aug. 1921; (P-147-1) BS-2021 Bio BLP-12022
best Turkey's for some : ??? France Where the men       Coleman, Lonnie; Wild About My Loving; Atlanta, 12 Apr. 1929; (148259-2) Co-14440-D Rt RL-318
jurymen sit all night : ??? from eight to three         Smith, Clara; Court House Blues; New York, 3 Apr. 1925; (140492-1) Co-14073-D CC-32
no more Oh my ??? gambler's gone : why don't            Jefferson, Blind Lemon; Bad Luck Blues; Chicago, c. Oct. 1926; (3090-2) Pm-12443 Mil MLP-2007
this town    When I ??? game last night : thought       Howell, Peg Leg; Skin Game Blues; Atlanta, 9 Nov. 1927; (145185-2) Co-14473-D RBF RF-202
spread due to the ??? game  But some day                Wheatstraw, Peetie; Coon Can Shorty; New York, 18 Feb. 1936; (60512-A) De-7159 Say SDR-192
as I can get ??? : get back out of                      Clayton, Jennie; I Packed My Suitcase, Started to the Train; Atlanta, 19 Oct. 1927; (40312-1) Vi-21412 Rt RL-311
as I can get ??? : get back out of                      Shade, Will; I Packed My Suitcase, Started to the Train; Atlanta, 19 Oct. 1927; (40312-1) Vi-21412 Rt RL-311
name  You never did ??? : get that thing  You           Williams, Joe; I Want It Awful Bad; Memphis, c. 24 Sept. 1929; (M-195- ) Vo-1457 Rt RL-321
I can beat an ??? : getting down the road               Linthecome, Joe; Pretty Mama Blues; Richmond, Ind., 20 Nov. 1929; (15906-A) Ge-7131 Rt RL-326
me on a bum ??? : go to your knees                      McCoy, Joe; That Will Be Alright; New York, 18 June 1929; (148708-3) Co-14439-D Yz L-1021
going across the street ??? : going to town    I        Cannon, Gus; Feather Bed; Memphis, 9 Sept. 1928; (47002-2) Vi-V38515 Fwy FA-2953
going out all night : ??? going to strut my             Miller, Sodarisa; Sunshine Special; Chicago, c. Apr. 1925; (2092-?) Pm-12276 Mil MLP-2018
won't stop at all ??? good as ??? : ???                 Burse, Charlie; I Got Good Taters; Richmond, Ind., 3 Aug. 1932; (18650) Ch-16481 Rt RL-337
??? good as ??? : ??? good as I've got                  Burse, Charlie; I Got Good Taters; Richmond, Ind., 3 Aug. 1932; (18650) Ch-16481 Rt RL-337
back here no more ??? : good as any man                 Stone, Joe; Back Door Blues; Chicago, 2 Aug. 1933; (76838- ) BB-B5169 Yz L-1030
To ride in a ??? : Got the backwoods blues              Smith, Clara; Back Woods Blues; New York, 30 Apr. 1924; (81694-4) Co-14022-D VJM VLP-17
only changed your ways ??? has beaten mama : you're     Fox, John D.; The Moanin' Blues; Richmond, Ind., 15 Dec. 1927; (GEX-1019-A) Ge-6352 Rt RL-334
take a good drop ??? : he done broke your               Jackson, Papa Charlie; Airy Man Blues; Chicago, c. Aug. 1924; (1851-2) Pm-12219 Yz L-1029
from you : just like ??? hen     Says I left            Woods, Hosea (Gus Cannon); The Rooster's Crowing Blues; Memphis, 3 Oct. 1929; (56340- ) Vi-V38593 Her H-205
He took my mama : ??? her to the town                   McTell, Blind Willie; Stole Rider Blues; Atlanta, 18 Oct. 1927; (40309-2) Vi-21124 Yz L-1037
Soon that morning : Mr ??? hit that black line          Estes, Sleepy John; Tell Me About It; Chicago, 4 June 1940; (93008-A) De-7766 Sw S-1220
Ain't nobody stop me : ??? home I hate to               Thompson, Edward; West Virginia Blues; New York, c. 23 Oct. 1929; (GEX-2416-A) Pm-13018 Yz L-1006
I only had me : ??? house of my own                     unknown artist (Memphis Jug Band); Snitchin' Gambler Blues; Memphis, 1 Feb. 1928; (41817-2) Vi-21524 Rt RL-322
that gal for a ??? : how the worried blues              Jefferson, Blind Lemon; Long Lonesome Blues; Chicago, c. Mar. 1926; (2472-2) Pm-12354 Bio BLP-12000
hopeless as can be ??? : I sure can't find              Bell, Anna; Hopeless Blues; Long Island City, c. Sept. 1928; (171-A) QRS-R7007 His HLP-21
got wild The hobo ??? :    I got plenty of              Jackson, Papa Charlie; Shake That Thing; Chicago, c. May 1925; (2120-?) Pm-12281 Yz L-1029
going to leave here :    ??? : I saw the moon           Johnson, Louise; By the Moon and Stars; Grafton, Wis., 28 May 1930; (L-420-2) Pm-13008 Mil MLP-2018
gun : my right hand ??? : I don't want to               McTell, Blind Willie; Bell Street Blues; Chicago, 23 Apr. 1935; (C-9946-A) De-7078 Rt RL-324
before I got a ??? : I just about have                  Nelson, Romeo; Dyin' Rider Blues; Chicago, 26 Nov. 1929; (C-4752- ) Vo-1494 RBF RF-12
hadn't've stole his drawers ??? : I stepped in the      Rainey, Ma Gertrude; Rough and Tumble Blues; Chicago, c. Aug. 1925; (2210-2) Pm-12311 Mil MLP-2001
cut him with my ??? : I kicked him in                   Smith, Bessie; Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair; New York, 3 Mar. 1927; (143576-2) Co-14209-D Co CL-858
like to get another ??? : I really mean now             Spruell, Freddie; Way Back Down Home; Chicago, 17 Nov. 1926; (9909-A) OK-8422 Mam S-3802
to buy you a ??? : I was going to                       Williamson, Sonny Boy; Low Down Ways; Aurora, Ill., 17 Dec. 1938; (030853-1) BB-B7979 RCA INT-1088
without He'll ??? things ??? : if the people put        Carter, George; Hot Jelly Roll Blues; Chicago, c. Feb. 1929; (21154-2) Pm-12750 Yz L-1012
Jane and Uncle Bud : ??? : If you see my                Macon, Ed; Wringing that Thing; Atlanta, 12 Mar. 1929; (402289-A) OK-8676 Mel MLP-7324
if I want to ??? : I'll run you wheat                   Kelly, Jack; Cold Iron Bed; New York, 1 Aug. 1933; (13722- ) Ba-32934 OJL-4
be worried with the ??? : I'm going to move             Estes, Sleepy John; You Shouldn't Do That; Chicago, 24 Sept. 1941; (064916-1) BB-B8915 BC-7
Eastport : really get my ??? I'm going to build         Johnson, Mary; Barrel House Flat Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. Feb. 1930; (L-176-2) Pm-12996 CC-37
my bedroom Trapped in ??? : I'm going to catch          Little Son Joe; Black Cat Swing; Chicago, 12 Dec. 1941; (C-4098-1) OK-06707 BC-1
going out to West ??? : I'm going to marry              Lofton, Cripple Clarence; Streamline Train; probably Chicago, c. 1936 -1938; (   ) private record Yz L-1025
going : to say goodbye ??? : I'm stopping to die        Memphis Minnie; Goin' Back to Texas; New York, 18 June 1929; (148709-2) Co-14455-D OJL-21
around I'm going on ??? : I'm going to raise            Shade, Will; I Can Beat You Plenty; Memphis, 27 Sept. 1929; (55599- ) Vi-V38586 Rt RL-337
who treats me good ??? : I'm going : I'm getting        Shade, Will; Take Your Fingers Off It; Chicago, 7 Nov. 1934; (C-793- ) Vo-03175 Jo SM-3104
pillow :  Take it down ??? : I'm getting sick and       Wilkins, Robert; Long Train Blues; Memphis, c. 23 Sept. 1929; (M-191- ) Br-7205 Rt RL-333
can't hold Because it's ??? in Texas : that I           Bogan, Lucille; Man Stealer Blues; New York, 7 Mar. 1935; (16997-2) ARC-35-09-13 Rt RL-317
to take my gun : ??? in your face Going                 Collins, Sam; It Won't Be Long; Richmond, Ind., c. 17 Sept. 1927; (13049-A) Ge-6379 OJL-10
going to get your ??? in a fix Now                      Johnson, Robert; Sweet Home Chicago; San Antonio, 23 Nov. 1936; (SA-2582- ) Vo-03601 OJL-17
And the moon is ??? : in this man's town                Jones, Maggie; Dangerous Blues; New York, 1 Apr. 1925; (140489-3) Co-14070-D VJM VLP-23
feet Just put some ??? : in my hand I'll                Poor Jab (Jab Jones); Come Along Little Children; Richmond, Ind., 3 Aug. 1932; (18656) Ch-16654 Rt RL-307
eye is at the ??? : in the basement blues               Smith, Clara; Basement Blues; New York, 20 Sept. 1924; (140052-1) Co-14039-D VJM VLP-17
I had an old ??? : in the ??? camp                      Wilber, Bill (Joe Wilbur McCoy); Greyhound Blues; Chicago, 22 July 1935; (90199-A) Ch-50053 Rt RL-334
man : and all your ??? is gone    Last night            Gross, Helen; Hard Luck Blues; New York, c. May 1924; (31564-1) Ajax-17037 VJM VLP-40
been true ??? me ??? : is the same thing                McFadden, Charlie Specks; People People Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. Feb. 1930; (L-154-1) Pm-12928 Riv RM-8819
The ??? won't bring ??? : just let her sink             Blind Percy; Coal River Blues; Chicago, c. Oct. 1927; (20138-2) Pm-12584 Yz L-1010
of booze You can ??? : just what you choose             Smith, Bessie; Nashville Women's Blues; New York, 26 May 1925; (140625-2) Co-14090-D Co CL-855
stuff you got : isn't ??? kind Some of you              Memphis Minnie; New Dirty Dozens; Chicago, 1 July 1930; (C-5894- ) Vo-1618 BC-13
baby : what time your ??? leave I'm going pack          Hill, King Solomon; Tell Me Baby; Grafton, Wis., c. Jan. 1932; (L-1258-2) Pm-13129 Yz L-1004
baby : what time your ??? leave Nickel is a             Hill, King Solomon; Tell Me Baby; Grafton, Wis., c. Jan. 1932; (L-1258-2) Pm-13129 Yz L-1004
roll in the Delta : ??? leaves and rye  Know            Wilkins, Robert; Long Train Blues; Memphis, c. 23 Sept. 1929; (M-191- ) Br-7205 Rt RL-333
Just to see the ??? : let my rider down                 Bracey, Ishman; Trouble-Hearted Blues; Memphis, 31 Aug. 1928; (45460-1) Vi-21691 Yz L-1007
Just to see the ??? : let my rider down                 Bracey, Ishman; Trouble-Hearted Blues; Memphis, 31 Aug. 1928; (45460-2)  Vi-RCX7167 Rt RL-330
a ladder : I mean ??? light I see Mama                  Stokes, Frank; Bunker Hill Blues; Memphis, 23 Sept. 1929; (55574-1) Vi-V38548 Rt RL-308
these crazy dice Those ??? like my good whiskey         Johnson, Mary; Barrel House Flat Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. Feb. 1930; (L-176-2) Pm-12996 CC-37
I'd rather ride : this ??? line To be uneasy            Collins, Sam; I'm Sitting on Top of the World; New York, 8 Oct. 1931; (10842-2) Ba-32395 OJL-10
a man : if he ??? line Because the current's            Jefferson, Blind Lemon; 'Lectric Chair Blues; Chicago, c. Feb. 1928; (20364-2) Pm-12608 Bio BLP-12015
company Treat me like ??? little baby : want you        Bracey, Ishman; Woman Woman Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. Mar. 1930; (L-239-2) Pm-12970 OJL-2
a Sunday suit A ??? little devil : got on               Rainey, Ma Gertrude; Rough and Tumble Blues; Chicago, c. Aug. 1925; (2210-2) Pm-12311 Mil MLP-2001
live in country : Mr ??? live in town Soon              Estes, Sleepy John; Tell Me About It; Chicago, 4 June 1940; (93008-A) De-7766 Sw S-1220
estate : and neither no ??? long All I want             Bennett, Will; Real Estate Blues; Knoxville, Tenn., c. Sept. 1930; (K-128- ) Vo-1464 Rt RL-334
goodbye    Yes I'm jailhouse ??? : long old lonesome day Vincson, Walter; Stop and Listen Blues; Shreveport, La., 17 Feb. 1930; (403806-A) OK-8807 Yz L-1007
has too All of ??? Lord : here with the                 Jefferson, Blind Lemon; Chinch Bug Blues; Chicago, c. Oct. 1927; (20064-1) Pm-12551 Bio BLP-12015
die Sitting by the ??? Lord :    Well I went            Richardson, Mooch; Mooch Richardson's Low Down Barrel House Blues Part 1; Memphis, 13 Feb. 1928; (400215-A) OK-8554 Mam S-3803
around that doggone horn ??? : Lord carrying on He      Smith, Bessie; Jazzbo Brown from Memphis Town; New York, 18 Mar. 1926; (141819-2) Co-14133-D Co CL-856
down on my knee  ??? Lordy : unless you going           Weldon, Will (Casey Bill); Stingy Woman-Blues; Memphis, 24 Feb. 1927; (37942-1) Vi-20552 Rt RL-322
a sweetheart : and a ??? machine So when we             Memphis Minnie; Lonesome Shark Blues; Chicago, 27 June 1940; (WC-3166-A) OK-05728 BC-1
I can get whiskey ??? made Whiskey whiskey : is         Miller, Lillian; Dead Drunk Blues; Richmond, Ind., c. 3 May 1928; (13718-A) Ge-6518 OJL-6
dirty deal  Please God ??? : make my woman reap         Wilkins, Robert; Dirty Deal Blues; Jackson, Miss., 10 Oct. 1935; (JAX-104- ) Vo-03223 BC-5
forty-five in my side ??? : mama working all day        McMullen, Fred; De Kalb Chain Blues; New York, 18 Jan. 1933; (12936- ) Ba-32784 BC-5
tiger when I'm drunk ??? : mama I'm going to            Moore, Kid Prince; Bug Juice Blues; New York, 8 Apr. 1936; (18971-2) ARC-6-09-56 Rt RL-340
ten miles from hell ??? mama : what's on your           Poor Jab (Jab Jones); Whitewash Station Blues; Memphis, 15 Sept. 1928; (47036-2) Vi-V38504 RBF RF-6
see how you have ??? : mama treat a good                Short, Jaydee; Barefoot Blues; New York, 14 Mar. 1932; (11475- ) Vo-1704 Yz L-1003
done everything : a poor ??? man can do Well            Barefoot Bill; Snigglin' Blues; Atlanta, 4 Nov. 1929; (149353-2) Co-14510-D Yz L-1006
on the corner : all ??? man Police come along           Edwards, Big Boy Teddy; Louise; Chicago, 14 June 1934; (80608-1) BB-B5826 CC-3
knees    You's a worthless ??? man : I'll take it       Memphis Minnie; Don't Want No Woman; Memphis, 29 May 1930; (62539- ) Vi-23313 Pal PL-101
I have been true ??? me ??? : is the                    McFadden, Charlie Specks; People People Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. Feb. 1930; (L-154-1) Pm-12928 Riv RM-8819
up : and he laughed ??? me my name ???                  Moore, Alice; Broadway St. Woman Blues; Richmond, Ind., 16 Aug. 1929; (15452) Pm-12819 CC-37
wall Oh won't you ??? me the : you going                unknown artist (Memphis Jug Band); Sugar Pudding; Memphis, 11 Sept. 1928; (47009-1) Vi-21740 Rt RL-337
moon want my baby : ??? mighty far away I'm             Johnson, Louise; By the Moon and Stars; Grafton, Wis., 28 May 1930; (L-420-2) Pm-13008 Mil MLP-2018
down the road In ??? Mississippi : where my folks       Smith, Clara; Basement Blues; New York, 20 Sept. 1924; (140052-1) Co-14039-D VJM VLP-17
falling out last night ??? : my babe won't treat        Blackwell, Francis Scrapper; Kokomo Blues; Indianapolis, c. June 1928; (IND-624- ) Vo-1192 Yz L-1019
meal ticket down at ??? : my pot of chitlings           Jefferson, Blind Lemon; Lemon's Worried Blues; Chicago, c. Feb. 1928; (20375-3) Pm-12622 Mil MLP-2004
dime's worth of grease ??? my man : he called           Johnson, Edith North; Nickel's Worth of Liver Blues; Richmond, Ind., 7 Sept. 1929; (15558-A) Pm-12823 CC-37
day You going to ??? my need baby : and                 Johnson, Louise; By the Moon and Stars; Grafton, Wis., 28 May 1930; (L-420-2) Pm-13008 Mil MLP-2018
my mama told me : ??? : my ruination     Hey : something Miller, Sodarisa; Sunshine Special; Chicago, c. Apr. 1925; (2092-?) Pm-12276 Mil MLP-2018
??? me my name ??? : my name was little                 Moore, Alice; Broadway St. Woman Blues; Richmond, Ind., 16 Aug. 1929; (15452) Pm-12819 CC-37
dear old Maltree I ??? my baby : if this                Newbern, Hambone Willie; Shelby County Workhouse Blues; Atlanta, 13 Mar. 1929; (402297-B) OK-8740 RBF RF-202
to go home and ??? my old lady : because                Roland, Walter; T Model Blues; New York, 17 July 1933; (13552-1) Ba-32932 Yz L-1017
saddle Lord : and I ??? name Just as sure               Collins, Sam; Yellow Dog Blues; Richmond, Ind., c. 23 Apr. 1927; (12738) Ge-6146 OJL-10
read Say Uneeda biscuits : ??? near dropped dead My     Johnson, Alec; Miss Meal Cramp Blues; Atlanta, 2 Nov. 1928; (147379-2) Co-14446-D CC-3
my heart : if the ??? need no more And                  Patton, Charley; Love My Stuff; New York, 31 Jan. 1934; (14746- ) Vo-02782 Mam S-3802
with my rider here ??? need my blues : and              Walker, Uncle Bud; Look Here Mama Blues; Atlanta, 30 July 1928; (402008-A) OK-8828 Yz L-1018
And there ain't nobody : ??? no alley boogie yet        Bogan, Lucille; Alley Boogie; Chicago, late Mar. 1930; (C-5563-A) Br-7210 Rt RL-317
long way from home ??? : no money to bear               Cannon, Gus; Poor Boy, Long Ways from Home; Chicago, c. Nov. 1927; (20144-2) Pm-12571 Yz L-1002
hesitate I can learn ??? : not to ball the              Collins, Sam; Hesitation Blues; Richmond, Ind., c. 17 Sept. 1927; (13033) Ge-6379 OJL-10
Catfish told the jackfish : ??? now I bet she           Wheatstraw, Peetie; King Spider Blues; Chicago, 17 July 1935; (90174-A) De-7144 Say SDR-191
know I'm bound to ??? :    Now if the river             Estes, Sleepy John; Broken-Hearted, Ragged and Dirty Too; Memphis, 26 Sept. 1929; (55531-3) Vi-V38582 Rt RL-307
make : would make a ??? of you Tell me                  Jordan, Charley; Don't Put Your Dirty Hands on Me; New York, 10 Apr. 1936; (18983-1) ARC-6-06-61 Rt RL-310
worrying me It had ??? : of my old-time used-to-be      Rachel, James Yank; Sweet Mama; Memphis, 30 May 1930; (62550) Vi-23318 Rt RL-329
But the jake leg ??? oh Lord : that keep                Lofton, Willie; Jake Leg Blues; Chicago, 24 Aug. 1934; (C-9386-A) De-7076 Rt RL-314
done leaving : taken no ??? on you I said               Barefoot Bill; Snigglin' Blues; Atlanta, 4 Nov. 1929; (149353-2) Co-14510-D Yz L-1006
the dress she wear ??? on her shoulder : piece          Collins, Sam; Midnight Special Blues; Richmond, Ind., c. 17 Sept. 1927; (13035) Ge-6307 OJL-10
let sundown catch a ??? on Now my mother                Estes, Sleepy John; Time Is Drawing Near; Chicago, 4 June 1940; (93005-A) De-7789 Sw S-1220;
hit that black line ??? on the ??? : ???                Estes, Sleepy John; Tell Me About It; Chicago, 4 June 1940; (93008-A) De-7766 Sw S-1220
??? on the ??? : ??? on the truck Men                   Estes, Sleepy John; Tell Me About It; Chicago, 4 June 1940; (93008-A) De-7766 Sw S-1220
to go fishing : put ??? on that heart you               Kelly, Jack; Red Ripe Tomatoes; New York, 1 Aug. 1933; (13714-2) Ba-32844 OJL-4
keep you with sin ??? on your mind Jailhouse            Petties, Arthur; Good Boy Blues; Chicago, c. 2 July 1930; (C-5921-B) Br-7182 Yz L-1038
Cross people will do ??? on King Street : down          Scott, Sonny; Red Cross Blues; New York, 18 July 1933; (13572-1) Vo-25012 Rt RL-325
News : just to pass ??? on the doggone day              Stevens, Vol; Aunt Caroline Dyer Blues; Memphis, 29 May 1930; (62541- ) Vi-23347 Jo SM-3104
you fifty cents today : ??? on And yesterday ???        Thomas, Henry; Arkansas; Chicago, c. early July 1927; (   ) Vo-1286 Rt RL-312
to make hay I ??? operate : you can't make              Smith, Bessie; You've Been a Good Old Wagon; New York, 14 Jan. 1925; (140251-1) Co-14079-D Co CL-855
you take a poor ??? : or a slave like                   Ledbetter, Huddie; Red River Blues; New York, 24 Jan. 1935; (16704- ) ARC unissued Co C-30035
a gal : pass the ??? out of my place                    Nickerson, Charlie Bozo; Move that Thing; Memphis, 28 Nov. 1930; (64740-2) Vi-23274 Rt RL-323
done told you twice ??? over that preacher : you        McCoy, Joe; Preachers Blues; Chicago, c. 31 Jan. 1931; (C-7247- ) Vo-1643 BC-13
done wrong She'll commence ??? : pack up her clothes    Bradley, Tommie; Pack Up Your Trunk Blues; Richmond, Ind., 27 Oct. 1930; (17206) Ch-16149 Yz L-1019
She could feed the ??? pigmeat : corn bread for         King David; Sweet Potato Blues; Atlanta, 11 Dec. 1930; (404666-B) OK-8901 Rt RL-311
help me : if you ??? please    I love my                Bell, Anna; Hopeless Blues; Long Island City, c. Sept. 1928; (171-A) QRS-R7007 His HLP-21
way down in Birmingham ??? : please don't play today    Jones, Maggie; Western Union Blues; New York, 13 Nov. 1924; (140135-3) Co-14047-D VJM VLP-23
so-and-so Now baby I ??? : please get out of            McClennan, Tommy; Mr. So and So Blues; Chicago, 20 Feb. 1942; (074102- ) BB-B9015 Rt RL-314
think I will use ??? poison : to get my                 Jefferson, Blind Lemon; Long Distance Moan; Richmond, Ind., 24 Sept. 1929; (15670-A) Pm-12852 Mil MLP-2013
asked the desk sergeant ??? police force : my gal       Jackson, Papa Charlie; Maxwell Street Blues; Chicago, c. Sept. 1925; (2288-2) Pm-12320 Bio BLP-12042
Polack Town  There the ??? polices : have teared my     Williams, Jabo; Polock Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. May 1932; (L-1406-?) Pm-13130 Yz L-1028
sitting in the back ??? potatoes : and it's tight       Burse, Charlie; I Got Good Taters; Richmond, Ind., 3 Aug. 1932; (18650) Ch-16481 Rt RL-337
lock Just because he's ??? prisoner : they had him      Pope, Jenny; Tennessee Workhouse Blues; Memphis, c. Feb. 1930; (MEM-758-B) Vo-1522 His HLP-15
daddy out of his ??? : put him in a                     Smith, Clara; Uncle Sam Blues; New York, 2 Oct. 1923; (81253-2) Co-12-D VJM VLP-15
who loves to roll ??? : right by her door               Collins, Sam; Hesitation Blues; Richmond, Ind., c. 17 Sept. 1927; (13033) Ge-6379 OJL-10
Claus Rocks and gravel : ??? road Takes a get-along     McCoy, Joe; Cherry Ball Blues; Chicago, c. mid June 1930; (C-5864-A) Vo-1535 Pal PL-101
his field : get a ??? rule Ask for a                    Estes, Sleepy John; Tell Me About It; Chicago, 4 June 1940; (93008-A) De-7766 Sw S-1220
my bed And the ??? : running everywhere I can           Stevens, Vol; Beale Street Mess Around; Atlanta, 20 Oct. 1927; (40320-1) Vi-21066 Rt RL-322
making her midnight creep  ??? said she loves me        Weldon, Will (Casey Bill); Hitch Me to Your Buggy and Drive Me Like a Mule; Atlanta, 20 Oct. 1927; (40323-2) Vi-21134 OJL-21
scream like ??? : these ??? same old ways Crying        Vincson, Walter; Stop and Listen Blues; Shreveport, La., 17 Feb. 1930; (403806-A) OK-8807 Yz L-1007
Now look here Mr ??? : says you take a                  Jackson, Papa Charlie; Airy Man Blues; Chicago, c. Aug. 1924; (1851-2) Pm-12219 Yz L-1029
understand A cawdy-cawdy husband : ??? scrubby man Well I'm Coleman, Lonnie; Wild About My Loving; Atlanta, 12 Apr. 1929; (148259-2) Co-14440-D Rt RL-318
feeling fine I went ??? search light : up and           Byrd, John; Billy Goat Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. Apr. 1930; (L-289-2) Pm-12997 Yz L-1001
Since we been apart : ??? seems strange to me           Gibson, Clifford; Brooklyn Blues; New York, 10 Dec. 1929; (57759-1) Vi-23255 Yz L-1027
come in twelve o'clock : ??? shake it up right          Evans, Joe; Shook It This Morning Blues; New York, 21 May 1931; (10665-2) Or-8083 Yz L-1015
When she rub my ??? : she's improved my appetite        Bracey, Ishman; Pay Me No Mind; Grafton, Wis., c. Mar. 1930; (L-242-2) Pm-13038 Yz L-1007
that sugar pudding That ??? : she's long and tall       unknown artist (Memphis Jug Band); Sugar Pudding; Memphis, 11 Sept. 1928; (47009-1) Vi-21740 Rt RL-337
my rider's got the ??? shivers : swear it just          Patton, Charley; Love My Stuff; New York, 31 Jan. 1934; (14746- ) Vo-02782 Mam S-3802
looking in his face ??? shoulders : nice and cute       Stokes, Frank; Blues in D; Chicago, c. Sept. 1927; (20048-2) Pm-12552 Bio BLP-12041
me right ??? women : ??? side Going away pretty         Anderson, . . . (Walter Taylor); Thirty-Eight and Plus; Richmond, Ind., 14 Feb. 1930; (16266-B) Ge-7157 Fwy FJ-2801
them on your shelf ??? : sing them to yourself          Stevens, Vol; Beale Street Mess Around; Atlanta, 20 Oct. 1927; (40320-1) Vi-21066 Rt RL-322
don't give me a ??? smile Now here I                    Carr, Leroy; It's Too Short; New York, 17 Dec. 1934; (16440-1) Vo-02875 Co C-30496
blue sea I am ??? : so don't bring your                 Moore, Alice; Kid Man Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. Feb. 1930; (L-171-2) Pm-13107 CC-37
got a woman in ??? : so you can find                    Oden, Jimmy; I Have Made Up My Mind; Richmond, Ind., 22 Sept. 1932; (18795) Ch-16540 Riv RM-8819
tree Using them coconuts : ??? some of them on          Memphis Minnie; After While Blues; Chicago, 25 Mar. 1931; (VO-152-A) Vo-1658 BC-13
all right : it's a ??? song This song's all             Manning, Leola; The Blues Is All Wrong; Knoxville, Tenn., c. Apr. 1930; (K-8089- ) Vo-1529 Yz L-1015
pay your rent  Whilst ??? Sonny Boy working in          Williams, Joe; Peach Orchard Mama; Aurora, Ill., 17 June 1938; (020855-1) BB-B7770 RCA INT-1175
early this morning : crying ??? soon Now blues and      Day, Will; Sunrise Blues; New Orleans, 25 Apr. 1928; (146191-2) Co-14318-D Yz L-1032
step Every ??? every ??? : starts to lay them           Waters, Ethel; That Da Da Strain; New York, c. May 1922; (A) BS-14120 Bio BLP-12022
away Going to the ??? : stay out there all              Johnson, Robert; Preachin' Blues; San Antonio, 27 Nov. 1936; (SA-2632-1) ARC-7-04-60 Co C-30034
away Going to the ??? : stay out there all              Johnson, Robert; Preachin' Blues; San Antonio, 27 Nov. 1936; (SA-2632-2) ARC-7-04-60 Co C-30034
your Now they'll have ??? steaks : alligator pie Pickled Smith, Trixie; Black Bottom Hop; New York, c. Dec. 1925; (2364-1) Pm-12336 CC-29
legs : with onion sauce ??? stew : to kick it           Smith, Trixie; Black Bottom Hop; New York, c. Dec. 1925; (2364-1) Pm-12336 CC-29
of jack Because any ??? still : really hurts your       Edwards, Joe; Construction Gang; New York, 12 Sept. 1924; (72817-B) OK-8163 Sw S-1240
big crowd : at the ??? store Well I'm a                 Hollins, Tony; Stamp Blues; Chicago, 3 June 1941; (C-3843-1) OK-06351 BC-5
I went down to ??? Street : where the ???               Owens, Big Boy George; The Coon Crap Game; Richmond, Ind., Oct. 1926; (12579) Ge-6006 Rt RL-334
of you Cigarettes and ??? strong whiskey : is my        Speckled Red (Rufus Perryman); House Dance Blues; Memphis, 22 Sept. 1929; (M-184- ) Br-7137 OJL-20
to buy you : a ??? suit  Well now I                     Wiley, Geeshie (Elvie Thomas); Over to My House; Grafton, Wis., c. Apr. 1930; (L-265-1) Pm-12977 Yz L-1018
and I ain't ??? : ??? sure can use Now                  Big Bill (Broonzy); I Can't Be Satisfied; Richmond, Ind., 2 May 1930; (16569) Ge-7230 Yz L-1011
very well You can ??? telling : I'm catching hell       Memphis Minnie; Goin' Back to Texas; New York, 18 June 1929; (148709-2) Co-14455-D OJL-21
toes That's the way : ??? ten gallons goes Went         Davenport, Jed; Save Me Some; Memphis, 20 Oct. 1930; (MEM-774) Vo-1513 OJL-19
goodbye I'm going back : ??? Tennessee I'm going where  Thomas, Henry; Bull Doze Blues; Chicago, c. 13 June 1928; (C-1999- ) Vo-1230 OJL-3
the light burning dim : ??? terrible near It must       Patton, Charley; Love My Stuff; New York, 31 Jan. 1934; (14746- ) Vo-02782 Mam S-3802
tell me so many ??? : that I have no                    Barefoot Bill; Snigglin' Blues; Atlanta, 4 Nov. 1929; (149353-2) Co-14510-D Yz L-1006
all my money : to ??? that thing    If that             Bell, Anna; Shake It, Black Bottom; Long Island City, c. Sept. 1928; (175- ) QRS-R7009 His HLP-21
to the blues : even ??? that man of mine                Rainey, Ma Gertrude; Slave to the Blues; New York, Jan. 1926; (2369-2) Pm-12332 Mil MLP-2001
day she cook She ??? : that sugar pudding That          unknown artist (Memphis Jug Band); Sugar Pudding; Memphis, 11 Sept. 1928; (47009-1) Vi-21740 Rt RL-337
been her regular trade  ??? : that is turning around    Wilkins, Robert; Alabama Blues; Memphis, c. 23 Sept. 1929; (M-190- ) Br-7205 Rt RL-333
luck's over my house : ??? then begin to    Every       Rainey, Ma Gertrude; Honey Where You Been So Long; Chicago, c. Mar. 1924; (1701-2) Pm-12200 BYG-529.078
heart     This corn liquor ??? : there's plenty more to Jackson, Jim; Bootlegging Blues; Memphis, 14 Feb. 1928; (41904-2) Vi-21268 Rt RL-323
why you hear me : ??? these lowdown blues Ooh           Smith, Six Cylinder; Oh Oh Lonesome Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. Mar. 1930; (L-213-1) Pm-12968 Yz L-1004
Trying to scream like ??? : these ??? same old          Vincson, Walter; Stop and Listen Blues; Shreveport, La., 17 Feb. 1930; (403806-A) OK-8807 Yz L-1007
pan: bacon and eggs ??? they go Hey Mr                  Pope, Jenny; Bull Frog Blues; Memphis, c. Feb. 1930; (MEM-757-A) Vo-1522 His HLP-15
won't do without He'll ??? things ??? : if the          Carter, George; Hot Jelly Roll Blues; Chicago, c. Feb. 1929; (21154-2) Pm-12750 Yz L-1012
it's all night long ??? things : is got your            Lofton, Cripple Clarence; I Don't Know; probably Chicago, c. 1936 -1938; (   ) private record Yz L-1025
see her fall You ??? those stitches : in the            Collins, Sam; New Salty Dog; New York, 8 Oct. 1931; (10837-1) Ba-32311 OJL-10
somebody else's too I ??? : till I done got             Memphis Minnie; I Don't Want that Junk Outa You; Chicago, c. 30 Jan. 1931; (VO-111-A) Vo-1678 Yz L-1008
I can keep them ??? till your wintertime : and          Williamson, Sonny Boy; Big Apple Blues; Chicago, 4 Apr. 1941; (064020- ) BB-B8766 BC-20
no good I begun ??? to worry : that's just              Cannon, Gus; Last Chance Blues; Chicago, c. 12 Sept. 1929; (C-4337- ) Br-7138 His HLP-15
hang around She will ??? to your weakness : she         Doyle, Little Buddy; Hard Scufflin' Blues; Memphis, 1 July 1939; (MEM-17-1) OK-05771 Rt RL-329
the street All that ??? : to the sweet man's            Jackson, Papa Charlie; Sheik of Desplaines Street; Chicago, c. July 1927; (4671-2) Pm-12501 Bio BLP-12042
gone I've got a ??? to glory : papa he's                Kelly, Jack; Flower Blues; Memphis, 14 July 1939; (MEM-144-1) Vo unissued OJL-21
If you do : I'm ??? to pin a doggone                    Memphis Minnie; You Can't Give It Away; Chicago, 10 Jan. 1935; (C-9644-A) De-7048 Pal PL-101
hungry : hurry up and ??? to me I'm going               Nickerson, Charlie Bozo; Going Back to Memphis; Memphis, 5 June 1930; (62583- ) Vi-23310 Jo SM-3104
will strike and run ??? : to give his dollar            Shade, Will; A Black Woman Is Like a Black Snake; Memphis, 11 Sept. 1928; (47010-2) Vi-V38015 Rt RL-322
like a lemon : is ??? to me You always                  Vincson, Walter (Mississippi Sheiks); Go Away Woman; Grafton, Wis., c. July 1932; (L-1554-1) Pm-13152 Bio BLP-12041
home  It take a ??? to roll : and a                     Williams, Joe; Wild Cow Blues; Chicago, 31 Oct. 1935; (96246-1) BB-B6200 RCA INT-1087
had to ask ??? : ??? today I think I'll                 Butler, Sam; Some Screamed High Yellow; Chicago, c. Oct. 1926; (2677-2) Pm-12423 Yz L-1016
them on your shelf ??? tomorrow : sing them to          Stevens, Vol; Baby Got the Rickets; Atlanta, 20 Oct. 1927; (40325-1) Vi-21356 OJL-19
think Ain't yellow evil : ??? too The reason fair       Hawkins, Walter Buddy Boy; Voice Throwin' Blues; Richmond, Ind., 14 June 1929; (15219) Pm-12802 Yz L-1010
and none of these ??? toys  Well I waved                Williamson, Sonny Boy; Goodbye Red; Aurora, Ill., 17 Dec. 1938; (030854-1) BB-B7995 RCA INT-1088
door    Well the train's ??? : track's all out of       Jefferson, Blind Lemon; Rambler Blues; Chicago, c. Sept. 1927; (20040-2) Pm-12541 Bio BLP-12015
me : satisfied their soul ??? : treat me right ???      Anderson, . . . (Walter Taylor); Thirty-Eight and Plus; Richmond, Ind., 14 Feb. 1930; (16266-B) Ge-7157 Fwy FJ-2801
I went to the ??? : trying to make me                   Estes, Sleepy John; Clean Up at Home; New York, 22 Apr. 1938; (63651-B) De-7516 Sw S-1220
the Lula women Lord : ??? up and down Lord              Patton, Charley; Dry Well Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. 28 May 1930; (L-429-2) Pm-13070 Yz L-1020
girl : with a singletree ??? up the winter street       Thomas, Henry; Don't Ease Me In; Chicago, c. 13 June 1928; (   ) Vo-1197 OJL-3
got the other's man ??? upped and come here             Evans, Joe; Shook It This Morning Blues; New York, 21 May 1931; (10665-2) Or-8083 Yz L-1015
back door : and that ??? was locked I went              Blackman, Tewee (Memphis Jug Band); I Whipped My Woman With a Single Tree; Memphis, 4 Oct. 1929; (56347-2) Vi-V38578 Rt RL-311
door : you know the ??? was locked Now don't            Blackman, Tewee (Memphis Jug Band); I Whipped My Woman With a Single Tree; Memphis, 4 Oct. 1929; (56347-2) Vi-V38578 Rt RL-311
in the air Now ??? : was in the stand                   Cannon, Gus; Feather Bed; Memphis, 9 Sept. 1928; (47002-2) Vi-V38515 Fwy FA-2953
??? on And yesterday ??? : was filled with ice          Thomas, Henry; Arkansas; Chicago, c. early July 1927; (   ) Vo-1286 Rt RL-312
got the Mobile blues ??? : wear you off my              Stevens, Vol; Baby Got the Rickets; Atlanta, 20 Oct. 1927; (40325-1) Vi-21356 OJL-19
got up under that ??? : well he would not               Covington, Blind Bogus Ben; Boodle-De-Bum Bum; Chicago, c. 9 Oct. 1928; (C-4631- ) Br-7121 Rt RL-325
raising sand One day ??? : we're riding along I         Barefoot Bill; She's Got a Nice Line; Atlanta, 19 Apr. 1930; (150302-1) Co-14544-D Rt RL-325
heist your window high ??? : when he go easing          Nelson, Blue Coat Tom; Blue Coat Blues; Memphis, 17 Feb. 1928; (400258-B) OK-8838 Rt RL-316
a real kind woman : ??? when I die  When                Welsh, Nolan; St. Peter Blues; Chicago, 16 June 1926; (9728-A) OK-8372 CC-32
don't stop tomorrow : then ??? will be my goal          Estes, Sleepy John; Married Woman Blues; Chicago, 17 July 1935; (90175-A) Ch-50048 OJL-21
don't be home Sunday : ??? will be home     You         Pickett, Charlie; Down the Highway; New York, 3 Aug. 1937; (62488-A) De-7707 RBF RF-202
eyed They started serving : ??? wine And everything : that Waters, Ethel; At the New Jump Steady Ball; New York, c. May 1922; (   ) BS-14128 Bio BLP-12022
his legs straight up ??? : with your cup and            Estes, Sleepy John; Stop That Thing; Chicago, 9 July 1935; (90095-A) Ch-50001 Sw S-1219
this town Get another ??? :    Woke up this morning     Bracey, Ishman; Suitcase Full of Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. Mar. 1930; (L-240-1) Pm-12970 Her H-201
??? : treat me right ??? women : ??? side Going         Anderson, . . . (Walter Taylor); Thirty-Eight and Plus; Richmond, Ind., 14 Feb. 1930; (16266-B) Ge-7157 Fwy FJ-2801
my crave Son your ??? women : going to carry            Speckled Red (Rufus Perryman); House Dance Blues; Memphis, 22 Sept. 1929; (M-184- ) Br-7137 OJL-20
rough : I don't bite ??? womens : don't you treat       Coleman, Lonnie; Wild About My Loving; Atlanta, 12 Apr. 1929; (148259-2) Co-14440-D Rt RL-318
against my will The ??? won all the money               Owens, Big Boy George; The Coon Crap Game; Richmond, Ind., Oct. 1926; (12579) Ge-6006 Rt RL-334
no skiffs around The ??? won't bring ??? : just         Blind Percy; Coal River Blues; Chicago, c. Oct. 1927; (20138-2) Pm-12584 Yz L-1010
jimson weed will sure ??? you Now boys you              Doyle, Little Buddy; Bad in Mind Blues; Memphis, 14 July 1939; (MEM-153-1) Vo-05111 Rt RL-319
and Let your mammy ??? you : just all to                Jackson, Papa Charlie; Shake That Thing; Chicago, c. May 1925; (2120-?) Pm-12281 Yz L-1029
of treatment : make me ??? you most any old             Johnson, Louise; On the Wall; Grafton, Wis., 28 May 1930; (L-419-1) Pm-13008 Yz L-1028
looking for a zoo ??? you trying to make                Jordan, Charley; Don't Put Your Dirty Hands on Me; New York, 10 Apr. 1936; (18983-1) ARC-6-06-61 Rt RL-310
If you mistreat your ??? : you must be Nashville        Lewis, Noah (Gus Cannon); Viola Lee Blues; Memphis, 20 Sept. 1928; (47066-?) Vi-V38523 OJL-21
live in your place : ??? you     I know just            Owens, Marshall; Try Me One More Time; Grafton, Wis., c. Jan. 1932; (L-1240-1) Pm-13117 Yz L-1006
fun's all over now ??? : you didn't want ooo            Vincson, Walter (Mississippi Sheiks); The New Stop and Listen Blues; Grafton, Wis., c. July 1932; (L-1551-3) Pm-13134 Yz L-1014
doing : your evil ways ??? : you think I crave          Wallace, Minnie; Field Mouse Stomp; Jackson, Miss., 12 Oct. 1935; (JAX-114-1) Vo-03106 Rt RL-321
might as well laugh : ??? you fall  Now hollering       Woods, Hosea (Gus Cannon); Prison Wall Blues; Memphis, 28 Nov. 1930; (64747) Vi-23272 Rt RL-329
of your jaw My ??? : You need not come                  Bell, Ed; Carry It Right Back Home; Atlanta, 4 Dec. 1930; (151037-2) Co-14595-D Rt RL-325
you mine I'll just ??? your carriage : and I'll         Moore, Rosie Mae; School Girl Blues; Memphis, 3 Feb. 1928; (41832-2) Vi-21408 OJL-17
talking about the ??? : ??? your head     Hey you       unknown artist (Memphis Jug Band); Sugar Pudding; Memphis, 11 Sept. 1928; (47009-1) Vi-21740 Rt RL-337
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