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Thread #54110   Message #2762248
Posted By: Jim Dixon
08-Nov-09 - 02:28 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Cornbread Peas and Black Molasses
Subject: Lyr Add: CORNBREAD PEAS AND BLACK MOLASSES
This is what I hear in a video at YouTube:


CORNBREAD PEAS AND BLACK MOLASSES
As sung by Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

I don't want no cornbread, and peas, black molasses.
I don't want no cornbread, and peas, black molasses
At suppertime, Lord, Lord, Lord, suppertime.

I got a letter, a letter from my mother this morning.
I got a letter, a letter from my mother this morning.
She said come home, Lord, Lord, Lord, son, come home.

I ain't got no, got no ready made money.
But I ain't got no, got no ready made money.
I can't come home. Mother, you know your son can't come home.

But if I can make, O Lord, June, July and August,
If I can make June, July and August,
Then I'll come home. Mother, you know your son will come home.

Then I heard him say, oh, no,
I don't want no cornbread, and peas, black molasses.
I don't want no more cornbread, and peas, black molasses
At suppertime, Lord, Lord, Lord, suppertime.