Balinese

Deep in the South of Texasnot so long ago,there on a crowded islandin the Gulf of Mexico it didn’t take too much money,man, but it sure was nice.You could dance all night if you felt all right,drinking whiskey and throwing dice. And everybody knowsit was hard to leave.And everybody knowsit […]

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Jailhouse Rock

Goin’ to a party in the county jail,Prison band was there and they began to wail.Kid is shakin’ and began to sing;You should’ve heard them knocked out jailbirds sing.Let’s rock! Everybody, let’s rock!Everybody in the whole cell blockWas dancin’ to the jailhouse rock. Spider Murphy sittin’ on a block of […]

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Backdoor Love Affair No. 2

Baby baby baby baby, don’t you want a man like me?Uh-huh uh-huh, yes I do, yes I do.Oh, baby baby baby baby, don’t you want a man like me?Uh-huh uh-huh, uh-huh uh-huh, uh-huh uh-huh.Oh, I give you lovin’ by the daytime,night time you could take good care of me. Baby […]

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Nasty Dogs and Funky Kings

Well, I knocked down on your door, baby,to see if you were at home.Your shade was down, there wasn’t even a soundbut something told me you weren’t alone.What in the world can a nasty dog dobut try to get next to you? Don’t laugh ’cause it ain’t funny.Look how it […]

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Mexican Blackbird

If you’re down in Acuna and you ain’t up to being alonedon’t spend all your money on just any honey that’s grown.Go find the Mexican blackbird and send all your troubles back home. They all call her her "puta" ’cause no one really knows her name.She works the cantina, dancin’ […]

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Mellow Down Easy

Jump, jump here, jump, jump there,jump, jump, baby, everywhere.Don’t you mellow down easy,babe, you got to mellow down easy.Don’t you mellow down easy.Got to mellow down easy.Don’t you mellow down easy.Got to mellow down easy, babe.Don’t you mellow down easy.Got to mellow down easy.Don’t you mellow down easy.Mellow down easy […]

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Long Distance Boogie

Is everybody feelin’ good? You makin’ us feel good, too!Now, early this morning I got on that long distance telephoneand I called my mama.I said, "Mama, this is your boy, and I’m way down here inNew Orleans, Louisiana."And she said, "That’s all right, boy."And she turned to my papa and […]

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