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Black Betty- Leadbelly

By on October 26, 2017

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Black betty lead belly

Looky looky yonder
Looky looky yonder
Looky looky yonder
Where the sun done gone
The cap’in’ can’t hold ‘em
Cap’in’ can’t hold ‘em
Cap’in’ can’t hold ‘em
The way I do
Yes Addie gotta gold mine
Addie gotta gold mine
Addie gotta gold mine
Way above her knee
Looky looky yonder
Looky looky yonder
Looky looky yonder
Where the sun done gone
[I’s just] walking
[I’s just] walking
[I’s just] walking
All day long
Been talking
[She’s] been talking
[She’s] been talking
Babe, all day long
Looky looky yonder
Looky looky yonder
Looky looky yonder
Where the sun done gone

Whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)
Whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)
Black Betty had a child (bam-ba-lam)
The damn thing gone wild (bam-ba-lam)
She said, “I’m worryin’ outta mind” (bam-ba-lam)
The damn thing gone blind (bam-ba-lam)
I said oh, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)
Whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)

Oh, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)
Whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)
She really gets me high (bam-ba-lam)
You know that’s no lie (bam-ba-lam)
She’s so rock steady (bam-ba-lam)
And she’s always ready (bam-ba-lam)
Whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)
Whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)

Whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)
Whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)
She’s from Birmingham (bam-ba-lam)
Way down in Alabam’ (bam-ba-lam)
Well, she’s shakin’ that thing (bam-ba-lam)
Boy, she makes me sing (bam-ba-lam)
Whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)
Whoa, Black Betty bam-ba-lam

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