Long Lastin' Lovin'

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Long Lastin' Lovin' (20407-2) - Blind Lemon Jefferson
Chicago c. March 1928, Pm 12666
A position and pitch

I wonder why my partner is sittin' around lookin' sad.
Wonder why's my partner sittin' around lookin' sad.
I mean, that woman, if she quit me, it's gonna be too black bad.

She's a spare made woman and she's cunnin' as a squirrel.
She's a spare made woman, cunnin' as a squirrel.
When she starts to lovin', man, it's out the world.

Ah, she's a dark brownskin, we always call her 'Chocolate Drop'.
She has dark brown skin and we call her 'Chocolate Drop'.
Got this old-fashioned lovin', man, it just won't stop.

When I first met the woman I figured I hadn't made no hit.
When I first met the woman, figured I hadn't made no hit.
She got this old-fashioned lovin', man, it just won't quit.

I met her at a sociable, she acts just like a crook.
I met her at a sociable, acts just like a crook.
Lord, when she starts to lovin', man it 'tain't in the book.

(Too bad mama. I mean too black bad.)

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