“So Low Down” lyrics

“So Low Down” (Lester Butler), from “13 featuring Lester Butler” Here come baby, she’s so down She been ballin’ in my town So low down, my baby’s so low down Sleep all day, out all night Lowdown woman feel all right So low down, my baby’s so low down She’s sleepin’ in the ground …Continue reading ““So Low Down” lyrics”

Lyrics: “She’s Dangerous” at Pink Pop 1993

Here’s a different take on the story “’bout a girl I know and my best friend.” The live version of “She’s Dangerous” is an insistent rocker, much more aggressive than the stop-time swagger of the definitive “King King” version. In concert, Lester Butler plays with the lyrics, an ever-shifting narrative of who is catching whoContinue reading “Lyrics: “She’s Dangerous” at Pink Pop 1993″

“Way Down South” lyrics

“Way Down South” (Lester Butler), from “13 featuring Lester Butler” Baby you hot and I just can’t stand it I got the high temperature Baby you hot and i just can’t stand it I got the high temperature Love like a drug and it give me fever Mama there ain’t no cure Baby come fromContinue reading ““Way Down South” lyrics”

“Black Hearted Woman” lyrics

“Black Hearted Woman” (Lester Butler), from “13 featuring Lester Butler” Well all right all right Black hearted woman Worst thing I’ve seen She stole my friend Lonnie Yeah, life should have been a dream Well all right all right (harp solo) Al right all right You walked through the fire You came back from theContinue reading ““Black Hearted Woman” lyrics”

“Boogie Disease” lyrics

“Boogie Disease” (Dr. Isaiah Ross), from “13 featuring Lester Butler” Got to boogie for the doctor Got to boogie for the nurse Got to keep on boogie’n ’til they throw me in a hearse Got to boogie Got to boogie ‘Til the break of dawn Got to boogie in the alley Gonna boogie in theContinue reading ““Boogie Disease” lyrics”

Lyrics: Mr. Highway Man

Mr. Highway Man (Chester Burnett), from King King Highway man, please don’t block the road Mr. Highway man, please don’t block my road You got my head spinnin’, little girl I’m goin’ down slow Got to tell everybody in the neighborhood Tell everybody in the neighborhood You’re a sweet little girl, sure don’t mean meContinue reading “Lyrics: Mr. Highway Man”

Lyrics: “The Backstreet Crawler” (“Time to Cry”) at Pinkpop 1993

Alternately called “Time to Cry” or “Your Turn to Cry” by fans, this Red Devils boogie at Pinkpop 1993 is actually titled “The Backstreet Crawler” on its only official release on the “Blackwater Roll” EP. The lyrics of the song are just as confusing as the title. The Pinkpop lyrics are different than the “BlackwaterContinue reading “Lyrics: “The Backstreet Crawler” (“Time to Cry”) at Pinkpop 1993″