Down Brownie Lyrics

ZZ Top


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Billy F Gibbons
album: Track 10 in album Rio Grande Mud
release date: 1972-4-4
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
length: 2:27
engineer: Robin Hood Brians
bass: Dusty Hill
drums: Frank Beard
slide guitar: Billy Gibbons
guitar: Billy Gibbons
producer: Bill Ham
background vocals: Dusty Hill
lead vocals: Billy Gibbons
writer: Dusty Hill, Billy Gibbons

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When I woke up this mornin'
had a smile run across my face.
My baby from town just had to get down,
come and drag me all over the place.

Gonta drive on a flatbed trailer truck
down on highway fifty-nine.
I had the blues and my baby, she knew
she's holdin' little piece of mind.

Down brownie,
my brownie downtown,
down brownie.

Got my share and I'm a black hand cottonfield
just to try and keep myself alive.
Eatin' red beans and rice with the right sauce, it's nice
or anything you wanna try.

Now I'm hitchin' a ride back from Brownie's,
I'm kind of sad but I feel alright.
The cold night it stings but I got me some wings,
I'll be flyin' into Houston tonight.

Track Listing

  • 1 Francene
  • 2 Just Got Paid
  • 3 Mushmouth Shoutin’
  • 4 Ko Ko Blue
  • 5 Chevrolet
  • 6 Apologies to Pearly
  • 7 Bar-B-Q
  • 8 Sure Got Cold After the Rain Fell
  • 9 Whiskey’n Mama
  • 10 Down Brownie