Midnight Special

traditional - as sung by Huddie William (Lead Belly) Ledbetter

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AYonder come Miss DRosie, how in the world do you Aknow
AWell I knows her by the Eapron and the dress she Awore
AUmbrella on her Dshoulder, piece of paper in her Ahand
AWell I'm gonna ask the Ecaptain, he turn a-lose a-my Aman

ALet the midnight Dspecial, shine the light on Ame
ALet the midnight Especial, shine the ever-lovin' light on Ame

AWhen you gets up in the Dmornin', when that big bell Aring
AYou go and march to the Etable, you meet the same old Athing
AKnife and fork are on the Dtable, there's nothin' in my Apan
AAnd if you say anything Eabout it, havin' trouble with the Aman

ALet the midnight Dspecial, shine a light on Ame
ALet the midnight Especial, shine the ever-lovin' light on Ame

AIf you ever go to DHouston, oh you better walk Aright
AAnd you better not Esquabble and you better not Afight
ASheriff Rocko will Darrest you, Eddie Boone will Atake you down
AYou can bet your bottom Edollar, that you're Sugar Land Abound

ALet the midnight Dspecial, shine the light on Ame
ALet the midnight Especial, shine the ever-lovin' light on Ame

AWell jumpin' little DJudy, she was a mighty fine Agirl
AJudy brought Ejumpin' to this whole round Aworld
AWell she brought it in the Dmornin', just a while before Aday
AShe brought me the Enews, that my wife was Adead
AThat started me to Dgrievin', hoopin', hollerin' and Acryin'
AThen I had to give the Eworry about a been a long Atime

ALet the midnight Dspecial, shine the light on Ame
ALet the midnight Especial, shine the ever-lovin' light on Ame