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Vernita Blues by Sleepy John Estes

Vernita Blues - Sleepy John Estes,
Self-accompanied in C position with Hammie Nixon, harmonica and unknown second guitarist.

Vernita, honey, what you what me to do?
Vernit', baby, what you want me to do?
Now, I done ev'ythang, but I can't get along wit' you

Now, see Vernita, tell her hurry home, had no lovin', since she been gone
See Vernita, please tell her t' hurry home
Now, I ain't had no lovin' since my Vernita been gone

Vernita, baby, where did you stay last night?
Vernita, honey, where did you stay last night?
Now, you come home this mornin', yes, the moon was shinin' bright

Now, met Alberta, 'cross to the sea, she didn't write me no letters, she didn't care for me
I met Alberta 'way 'cross the sea
Now, she didn't write me no letter and she didn't care for me

Vernita, could anything I do to change your mind?
Vernit', could anything I do to change your mind?
Now, I could come to love you, if you would treat me nice and kind