Travelin' Boy's Blues

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Travelin' Boy's Blues-Guitar Slim & Jelly Belly
Both guitars in E position, standard tuning

SPOKEN:
Jelly: Boy, I've done some travelin'.
Slim: Yeah?
Jelly: I bet I've done more than you have.
Slim: Maybe.
Jelly: In fact, I gradurated from a travelin' school.
Slim: That so? Well, I, in fact, I did a little travelin' myself,
Jelly: Is that right?
Slim: And I'm known in every man's town. In fact, they call me "The Travelin' Fool".

SUNG:
Jelly: Well, I'm gonna catch a charcoal burner with a smokestack painted green
Yes, I'm gonna catch a charcoal burner with a smokestack painted green
Says, it run straight out of California, right straight down in New Orleans

Slim: Well, I played cards in England, yes, I shot dice in Spain
Yes, I played cards in England, you know, I shot dice in Spain
But I believe the United State gonna sure be my last game

Jelly: Says, I been travein', I been travelin', I been travelin' from place to place
Says, I been travelin', I been travelin', I been travelin' from place to place
Says, I ain't been to Chicago, but they tell me that's a great big place

Slim: Well, I walk fifteen every day, and I walk fifteen every night
Yes, I walk fifteen every day, and I walk fifteen every night
So the blues jumped on me, and I walked clean out of sight

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