Happy Birthday Blues Song Lyrics

B.B. King


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC , Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Joe Sample, Will Jennings
album: Track 3 in album Take It Home
release date: 1979
popularity : 52 users have visited this page.
genres: Blues
styles: Delta Blues/Modern Electric Blues
length: 3:16
composer: Will Jennings, Joe Sample
lyricist: Joe Sample, Will Jennings

Album Information

label: MCA Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

B.B. King Take It Home cover art


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Baby lights her cigarette
And takes a look around
She says that morning sun
Sure does get her down
Nothing else to see
Just to help her lose
Those happy birthday blues

Grandpa takes a drink of wine
And tells it like it was
Tells me all he wants to do
Is what everybody does
Say he'd give the world
For a little girl
Just to help him lose


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Better Not Look Down
  • 2 Same Old Story (Same Old Song)
  • 3 Happy Birthday Blues
  • 4 I've Always Been Lonely
  • 5 Secondhand Woman
  • 6 Tonight I'm Gonna Make You a Star
  • 7 The Beginning of the End
  • 8 A Story Everybody Knows
  • 9 Take It Home