Good Mornin' Blues

Words & Music:

Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter

(with new material by John A. & Alan Lomax)


E                                    E7

Good mornin' blues, blues how do you do?

A                                    E     E7

Good mornin' blues, blues how do you do?

    B7                      A7                E   E7   A   C7   E   B7

I'm feelin' all right, good mornin', how are you?


I lay down last night, turnin' from side to side.

Tossin' & turnin', yeah, turnin' from side to side.

I was not sick, I was just dissatisfied.


I got up this mornin', blues walkin' ‘round my bed.

Up this morning, and the blues were walkin' ‘round my bed.

Went to eat my breakfast, blues was all in my bread.


I sent for you yesterday, here you come a-walkin' today.

Sent for yu yesterday, and here you come a-rackin' today.

You got your mouth wide open, but you don't know what to say.


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