Born Dead Lyrics

J.B. Lenoir

credits


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: J. B. Lenoir
album: Track 14 in album J.B. Lenoir
release date: 1970
popularity : 20 users have visited this page.
genres: Blues
styles: Electric Blues/Chicago Blues/Rhythm & Blues
length: 3:40

Album Information

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

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Lyrics

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Lord why was I born in Mississippi,
When it's so hard to get ahead
Why was I born in Mississippi,
When it's so hard to get ahead
Every black child born in Mississippi
You know the poor child is born dead

When he came into the world
The doctor spank him, the black baby cry
When he came into the world
The doctor spank him, the black baby cry
Everybody thought he had a life
And that's why the black baby died

He will never speak his language

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Down in Mississippi
  • 2 Voodoo Music
  • 3 Tax Payin' Blues
  • 4 If I Get Lucky
  • 5 Oh Captain
  • 6 How Much More
  • 7 Everything I Do
  • 8 Feelin' Good
  • 9 Shot on James Meredith
  • 10 Round and Round
  • 11 Slow Down Woman
  • 12 Vietnam Blues
  • 13 Leaving Here
  • 14 Born Dead
  • 15 Need Somebody's Help