Bus driver Blues

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Bus driver Blues

Postby the lips » Mon Sep 06, 2004 11:51 am

One of my favourite lines from a Blues song is from that ol' Muddy Water's classic "Bus Driver Blues" (Or something like that) Which reads:

Bus driver stole woman, and you know that don't seem right.
Bus driver stole my woman, and you know that don't seem right,
He used to give her rides in the daytime, now she gives him rides at night.

Gets me everytime.

Also on my list are the immortal (If slightly worrying) JB Lenoir line:

I won't take no quittin' I won't take no doggin' around,
if she dogs me qaround she'll be six feet in the ground.


And of course, the King of the Blues, John Lee Hooker (His words, not mine) disregarding completely the rule of the rhyme with his unforgetable:

Night-time is the right time, to be with the one I love,
But when the night-time comes, God knows, baby you so far away.

Hmmm....
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RE: Bus driver Blues

Postby stumblin » Mon Sep 06, 2004 2:42 pm

Yeah, Bus Driver is one of my all-time favourites. It's a universally understandable theme, although looking at the bus drivers round here, I think we're safe.
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RE: Bus driver Blues

Postby the lips » Tue Sep 07, 2004 6:20 pm

Amen to that!
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