Jazz Gillum — Reefer Head Woman lyrics

Reefer Head Woman Trk 12 3:00
'Jazz' Bill Gillum (William McKinley Gillum)
(Bill Gillum)
Bill Gillum & His Jazz Boys
Jazz Gillum - vocal & hmc, Big Bill Broonzy - guitar, unk bass
George Barnes - elc gtr, Washboard Sam (Robert Brown) - washbrd
Recorded: Aurora, Ill., Monday March 14, 1938 Leland Hotel
Album: Bill 'Jazz' Gillum The Bluebird Recordings 1934-1938
Bluebird 66717-2 RCA, BMG 1997.




Now, I can't see why my baby sleeps so sound
Well now, I can't see why my baby sleeps so sound
She must-a have smoked her reefer
An it's bound to carry her down

When I left her this mornin'
Now, I left her sleepin' sound
When I left her this mornin'
I left her sleepin' sound
The only way she could catch me
Is to run like a fool bloodhound

(guitars & washbrd & bass) 'Yas, yas'

She said she was gon' leave me
Goin' to some no good town
She said she was gon' leave me
Goin' to some no good town
She was a rough cuttin' woman
She didn't like to break 'em down

If you got a good woman
Mens, please don't take her around
If you got a good woman
Mens, please don't take her around
She will get full of reefers
And raise sand all over this town.

(harmonica & instrumental to end)

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Songwriters: GILLUM, WILLIAM / BENNETT, BUSTER / MELROSE, LESTER
Reefer Head Woman lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC