Dust My Broom [Previously Unreleased Track]

by Alan Lomax

Alan Lomax (January 15, 1915 – July 19, 2002) was one of the great American field collectors of folk music of the 20th century. He was also a folklorist, ethnomusicologist, archivist, writer, scholar, political activist, oral historian, and film-maker. Lomax also produced recordings, concerts, and …




I'm gettin' up soon in the mornin'
I believe I'll dust my broom
I'm gettin' up soon in the mornin'
I believe I'll dust my broom

I quit the best girl I'm lovin'
Now my friends can get in my room

I'm gonna write a letter
Telephone every town I know
I'm gonna write a letter
Telephone every town I know

If I don't find her in Mississippi
She be in East Monroe I know

And I don't want no woman
Wants every downtown man she meets
No, I don't want no woman
Wants every downtown man she meets

Man, she's a no good
Honey
They shouldn't allow her on the street, yeah

I believe, I believe my time ain't long
I believe, I believe my time ain't long
I ain't gonna leave my baby
And break up my happy home


Written by: IKE TURNER

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