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DOWN HOME BLUES (George Jackson) Z.Z. Hill - 1978 Ernestine Anderson - 1984 Big Joe Turner - 1984 Denise LaSalle - 1986 Etta James - 1992 Marva Wright - 1995 Gene Harris, Jack McDuff, & Barbara Morrison - 1997 Also recorded by: Big Time Sarah; Karen Carroll; Concord All Stars; James Cotton; Mary Flower; Ronn Hill; Linda Hopkins; Pete Mayes; Trudy Lunn; Big Joe Louis & His Blues Kings; George Jackson; Don McMinn; Satan & Adam; Percy Strother; Hank Crawford: ....... and others. She said "Your party's jumpin' and ev'rybody's havin' a good time Now you know what's goin' through my mind Do you mind if I get comfortable and kick of these shoes While you're fixin' me a drink Play me some o' them down home blues" She say "I don't get out much on the town And you know I done cut out a lot of that runnin' around All week long I've been keepin' my cool But tonight I'm gonna let my hair down And get down with these down home blues" Down home blues (down home blues) Down home blues (down home blues) All she wanted to hear was some down home blues All night long, ev'ry other record or two She said "Take off those fast records And let me hear some down home blues" (Instrumental Break) She say "You know my ol' man is gonna wanna fight He calls ev'ry hour I'll be gettin in tonight But I don't care, tonight I'm gonna do as I choose I'm gonna lay my head back And party off these down home blues" Down home blues (down home blues) Down home blues (down home blues) All she wanted to hear was these down home blues All night long, ev'ry other record or two She said "I'm gonna lay my head back And party off these down home blues" Down home blues (down home blues) Down home blues (down home blues) All she wanted to hear was those down home blues All night long, ev'ry other record or two She said "I'm gonna lay my head back And party off these down home blues" Down home blues (down home blues) Down home blues (down home blues) All see wanted to hear was those down home blues All night long, ev'ry other record or two She said "I'm gonna lay my head back And party off these down home blues" Down home blues (down home blues) Down home blues (down home blues) All she wanted to hear was these down home blues All night long, ev'ry other record or two......FADE (Transcribed from the Z.Z. Hill recording by Monique Adriaansen & Mel Priddle - June 2006)

    


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