That Black Snake Moan No. 2

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That Black Snake Moan No. 2 (21202-1) – Blind Lemon Jefferson
Chicago c. March 1929, Pm 12756
C position pitched at B

(Well, folks, Lemon is just lookin' for his black snake mama.)

Mmmmmm, gonna run that black snake down.
Ohhhh, gonna run that black snake down.
I ain't seen my mama, since black snake's taken her away from town.

Mmmmmm, black snake is so hard to find.
Mmmmmm, black snake is so hard to find.
I am worried 'bout my mama, I can't keep her off my mind.

Ohhhhh, better find my mama soon.
Ohhhhh, better find my mama soon.
I woke up this mornin', black snake was makin' this here ruckus in my room.

Black snake is evil, black snake is all I see.
Black snake is evil, black snake is all I see.
I woke up this mornin', black snake was movin' in on me.

Mmmmmm, mmm, black snake was hangin' round.
Mmmmmm, black snake was hangin' round.
He occupied my livin' room, and broke my foldin' bunk down.[1]


Notes

  1. In FOLDIN' BUNK listen for the L, when DIN will follow. Otherwise it just sounds like FURRY.


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