Long Distance Moan

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Long Distance Moan (15670-A) - Blind Lemon Jefferson
Richmond 24 Sept 1929, Pm 12852
C pitched at B flat

I fly into South Carolina, I gotta go there this time.
I fly into South Carolina, I gotta go there this time.
Woman in Dallas, Texas, is 'bout to make me lose my mind.

Long distance, long distance, will you please give me a credit call?
Long distance, long distance, will you give me a please to a credit call?
Wanna talk to my gal in South Carolina, who looks like a Indian squaw.

Just wanna ask my baby, what in the world is she been doin'.
Wanna ask my baby, what in the world is she been doin'.
Give your lovin' to another joker and it's sure gon' be my ruin.

Hey, long distance, I can't help but moan.
Mmmmmmmmm, I can't help but moan.
My baby's voice sounds so sweet, almost wrecks the telephone.

You don't know you love your rider till she's so far from you.
You don't know you love your rider until she's so far from you.
You can get long distance moan and you don't care what you do.

I think I'll use telephonin' to get my darlin' off my mind.
So I'll use telephonin', get my baby off my mind.
This long distance moan 'bout to worry me to death this time.

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