Mudcat Café message #3826787 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #9665   Message #3826787
Posted By: Jim Dixon
16-Dec-16 - 12:43 AM
Thread Name: food songs
Subject: Lyr Add: RED BEANS AND RICE (Kokomo Arnold)
As recorded by Kokomo Arnold, 1937.

When I was down in Georgia, I was doin' mighty well. (2x)
Since I been here in Chicago, I been catchin' a bit o' hell.

Said I'm goin' down to the station; ain't gon' take no one's advice. (2x)
Said I'm goin' back to Georgia where I can get my red beans and rice.

Now these Chicago women have give me such a hard way to go. (2x)
Said they done took all my black(?) money and they got me runnin' from do' to do'.

Now I'm just settin' here lookin', way down on that lonesome road. (2x)
Says I'm raggedy and I'm hungry, and I ain't got no place to go.

Now I been rollin', I been rollin' from sun to sun. (2x)
Ever' time I can't get no lovin', my payday comes.