Special Rider Blues

Skip James


publisher: ©WYNWOOD MUSIC CO. INC.
writers: Skip James
album: Track 4 in album Today!
release date: 1966
popularity : 8 users have visited this page.
length: 5:12

Album Information

label: Vanguard Records
country(area): United States
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

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I ain't got no, special rider here
I ain't got nobody

Looked at spec-special risin' sun
I looked at special risin' sun
That my special rider, she would come
I got up off-a my pallet
I got up off my pallet
When I went to eat my breakfast

How do you reck'in it read?
An how do you reck'in it read?
Because yo' special rider, she's dead
That's the reason I ain't
Rider, here
Got no special rider, here
To love and feel my care.


Track Listing

Vinyl 1
  • 1 Hard Times Killing Floor Blues
  • 2 Crow Jane
  • 3 Washington D.C Hospital Center Blues
  • 4 Special Rider Blues
  • 5 Drunken Spree
  • 6 Cherryball
  • 7 How Long
  • 8 All Night Long
  • 9 Cypress Grove
  • 10 Look Down the Road
  • 11 My Gal
  • 12 I'm So Glad