You Gonna Quit Me (Baby) (Blues) (Blind Arthur Blake)

Bob Dylan is also registered as composer for the copyright on this titel [GEMA]

Sources:

Sheet Music:

Early Blues Songbook: a collection of early blues in words and music / Paul Oliver. London u.a., 1982– Copyright 1926

Recordings:

1927 - Blind Blake - cOct. 1927 - Chicago IL - 20110-1 Paramount 12597 - Blind Blake (v,g) -

1960 - Mance Lipscomb - Arhoolie, on: Texas Sharecropper & Songster

1992 - Bob Dylan - Columbia, on: Good As I Been To You - Bob Dylan (v,g) - "You're Gonna Quit Me"

2002 - Erin Harpe - Juicy Juju Records, on: Blues Roots

2007 - Mario Aguirre - Cymusic, on: Stranger Blues

2007 - Richard Ray Farrell - Blue Beet, on: Stuck On the Blues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You gonna quit me, baby,
Good as I been to you, Lawd, Lawd,
Good as I been to you, Lawd, Lawd,
Good as I been to you.

Give you my money, honey,
To buy your shoes and clothes, Lawd, Lawd,
To buy your shoes and clothes, Lawd, Lawd,
To buy your shoes and clothes.

You're gonna quit me baby,
Put me out of doors, Lawd, Lawd,
Put me out of doors, Lawd, Lawd,
Put me out of doors.

Six months on the chain gang,
B'lieve me it ain't no fun, Lawd, Lawd,
B'lieve me it ain't no fun, Lawd, Lawd,
B'lieve me it ain't no fun.

Day you quit me, baby,
That's the day you done [?], Lawd, Lawd,
That's the day you done, Lawd, Lawd,
That's the day you done.

Jail house ain't no plaything,
B'lieve me, it ain't no lie, Lawd, Lawd,
B'lieve me, it ain't no lie, Lawd, Lawd,
B'lieve me, it ain't no lie.

Day you quit me, baby,
That's the day you die, Lawd, Lawd,
That's the day you die, Lawd, Lawd,
That's the day you die.