Special Rider Blues Song Lyrics

Skip James

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I ain't got no, special rider here
I ain't got no, no special rider here
I ain't got nobody
To love and feel my care

I woke up this mo'nin
Looked at spec-special risin' sun
I woke up this mo'nin
I looked at special risin' sun
Now, I pray up to the good Lord
That my special rider, she would come

I got up off-a my pallet
I laid down 'cross my bed
I got up off my pallet

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


  • credits


    publisher: ©WYNWOOD MUSIC CO. INC.
    writers: Skip James
    album: Track 4 in album Today!
    release date: 1966
    popularity : 97 users have visited this page.
    length: 5:12

    Album Information

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