Savannah Mama

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Blind Willie McTell

Blind Willie McTell (born William Samuel McTier May 5, 1898 – August 19, 1959), was a Piedmont and ragtime blues singer and guitarist. He played with a fluid, syncopated fingerstyle guitar technique, common among many exponents of Piedmont blues, although, unlike his contemporaries, he came to exclusively use twelve-string guitars. McTell was also an adept slide guitarist, unusual among ragtime bluesmen. His vocal style, a smooth and often laid-back tenor, differed greatly from many of the harsher voice types employed by Delta bluesmen, such as Charlie Patton. McTell embodied a variety of musical styles, including blues, ragtime, religious music, and hokum. more »

Mmmmm, Lawdy, lawdy, lawd 
Mmmmm, Lawdy, lawdy, lawd 
The woman I love treats me just like a dog

I love you baby but your ways I just can't stand
I love you mama but your ways I just can't stand
Say, you walked away and left me good girl, with another man

Goin back to Savannah mama, sign my initials down
Goin back to Savannah mama, sign my initials down
Atlanta mens all hate me mama, and the women don't want me round

Goin back to Savannah baby, write my initials on the wall
Goin back to Savannah mama, write my initials on the wall
Cause you know Georgia women don't mean me no good at all

Play that thing low and lonesome boy

Mmmmm, baby it's hard, it's hard, it's hard
Aah, baby ain't it hard, ain't it hard, ain't it hard
I'd like to love you baby but your good man's got me barred

Written by: WILLIE MCTELL

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing

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Savannah Mama