Shame, Shame, Shame

by Jimmy Reed

Mathis James "Jimmy" Reed (September 6, 1925 – August 29, 1976) was an American blues musician and songwriter, notable for bringing his distinctive style of blues to mainstream audiences. Reed was a major player in the field of electric blues, as opposed to the more acoustic-based sound of many of …




Well, I tried to tell you, baby
But it make no sense
Know you got me baby
Up against this fence

And ain't that a shame, shame, shame
Shame, shame the way you do
Well, it's a shame, shame, shame
Shame, shame on you

Well, now you walk out in the evenin'
Don't even say you goin'
Six o'clock in the mornin
You come walkin' home

And ain't it a shame, shame, shame
Shame, shame the way you do
Well, it's a shame, shame, shame
Oh, it's a shame on you

Well, I be sittin' there waitin'
For you to come home
When I wake up, baby
I'm sittin' there all alone

And ain't that a shame, shame, shame
Shame, shame, the way you do
Oh, it's a shame, shame, shame
Shame, shame on you


Written by: JIMMY REED

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