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Sweet Sunny South

Sweet Sunny South

Sweet Sunny South Take me home to the place where I first saw the light, To the sweet, sunny south take me home, Where the mockingbird sung me to rest every night, Ah! Why was I tempted to roam! Take me home to the place where my little ones sleep, Poor massa lies buried close… Read More »

Swannanoa Tunnel

Swannanoa Tunnel

Swannanoa Tunnel Asheville junction, Swannanoa tunnel All caved in, baby, all caved in. I’m goin’ back to that Swannanoa tunnel That’s my home, baby, that’s my home. When you hear that watch dog howling Somebody round, baby, somebody round. When you hear that hoot owl squalling Somebody dying, baby, somebody dying. Last December, I remember… Read More »

Sugar Hill

Sugar Hill

Sugar Hill If you want to get your eye knocked If you want to get your fill If you want to get your eye knocked out Go to Sugar Hill. Jay bird and a sparrow hawk Had a little fight together They fought all around the briar patch And never jerked a feather. If I… Read More »

Sittin' on Top of the World

Sittin’ on Top of the World

Sittin’ on Top of the World Was in the spring one sunny day, My sweetheart left me, she’s gone away. Chorus: And now she’s gone and I don’t worry, Because I’m sittin’ on top of the world. She called me up from down in El Paso, Said come back, daddy, Lord I need you so.… Read More »

Shortening Bread

Shortening Bread

Shortening Bread Mama’s Little Baby Loves shortening, shortening Mama’s Little Baby Loves shortening bread Mama’s Little Baby Loves shortening, shortening Mama’s Little Baby Loves shortening bread. Put on the skillet, put on the lid Mama’s gonna make a little shortening bread That ain’t all she’s gonna do Mama’s gonna make a little coffee too. Three… Read More »

Shady Grove

Shady Grove

Shady Grove Shady Grove, my little love Shady Grove I say Shady Grove, my little love I’m bound to go away Cheeks as red a a blooming rose And eyes are the prettiest brown She’s the darling of my heart Sweetest girl in towm Shady Grove my little love, Shady Grove be mine, Shady Grove… Read More »

Run and Hide

Run and Hide

Run and Hide by Wayne Erbsen © 2011, Fracas Music, (BMI). When the world is all on fire and the flames will leave their wrath, Run and hide, run and hide. When the rocks slide down the mountain and you cannot find a path, Run and hide, run and hide. Chorus: Run and hide from… Read More »

Roll on Buddy

Roll on Buddy

Roll on Buddy Chorus: Roll on buddy, roll on, Roll on buddy, roll on. You wouldn’t roll so slow if you knew what I know, So roll on buddy, roll on. I’m going to that east Cairo, I’m going to that east Cairo. I’m going to the east I’m going to the west, I’m going… Read More »

Rocky Road Blues

Rocky Road Blues

Rocky Road Blues New lyrics © 2011 by Wayne Erbsen, Fracas Music (BMI). A woman like that, all she do is fuss, A woman like that, all she do is fuss. I’m goin’ back to Texas on the Greyhound bus. Chorus: Oh, the road is rocky, but it won’t be rocky long, The road is… Read More »

Red Rocking Chair

Red Rocking Chair

Red Rocking Chair No, I ain’t got no use For my red rocking chair, I ain’t got no sugar baby now, No, I ain’t got no sugar baby now. Some old rounder come along Took my sugar babe and gone, And I ain’t got no sugar baby now, No, I ain’t got no sugar baby… Read More »

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