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Thread #54110   Message #2887187
Posted By: Richard Bridge
15-Apr-10 - 09:40 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Cornbread Peas and Black Molasses
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Cornbread Peas and Black Molasses
My memorCORNBREAD PEAS AND BLACK MOLASSES


Said I don't want no cornbread, peas, and black molasses.
Said I don't want no cornbread, and peas, and black molasses
I don't want no cornbread, and peas, and 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.
I got a letter, a letter from my mother this morning.
She said come home, Lord, Lord, Lord, son, come home.

But I ain't got no, got no spending money.
I ain't got no, got no spending money.
I ain't got no, got spending money.
I can't come home. Lord you know I can't come home.

If I can make, June, July or August,
If I can make June, July or August,
If I can make June, July or August,
Then I'll come home. Lord, you know then I'll come home.

'Cos I don't want no cornbread, peas, and black molasses.
I don't want no cornbread, peas, and black molasses
I don't want no cornbread, peas, and black molasses
At suppertime, Lord, you know it hurts my pride.
y tells me Johnny Silvo did it as follows: -