Mudcat Café message #836144 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #54110   Message #836144
Posted By: toadfrog
27-Nov-02 - 09:59 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Cornbread Peas and Black Molasses
Subject: Lyr Req: Cornbread peas and black molasses
It's short, and a bit repetitive.
CORNBREAD, MEAT AND MOLASSES


I don't want no cornbread, peas, black molasses.
I don't want no cornbread, peas, black molasses.
I don't want no cornbread, peas, black molasses.
At supper time, lord, lord lord at supper time.

I got a letter, letter from my momma this morning [etc.]
It said come home, lord, lord lord, son come home.

I ain't got no, got no ready-made money [etc.]
I can't come home, lord, lord lord, I can't come home.

[Repeat first verse.

I have that on an old Stinson disk, and I think actually you may maen Sonny Terry and Alec Steward. It isn't really a Brownie McGee type number.