Who Sang They’re Red Hot? Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton Me and Mr Johnson cover art
Release information
Writer(s): Robert Johnson
Release Date: 2004-3-22
Genre: Rock Blues
Style: Blues Rock
length: 3:28
membranophone: Steve Gadd
bass guitar: Nathan East
Some other versions of "They’re Red Hot"

Lyrics
(Robert Johnson)
Hot tamales1 and they're red hot, yes she got'em for sale
Hot tamales and they're red hot, yes she got'em for sale
I got a girl, say she long and tall
She sleeps in the kitchen with her feets in the hall
Hot tamales and they're red hot, yes she got'em for sale, I mean
Yes, she got'em for sale, yeah

Hot tamales and they're red hot, yes she got'em for sale
Hot tamales and they're red hot, yes she got'em for sale
She got two for a nickel, got four for a dime
Would sell you more, but they ain't none of mine
Hot tamales and they're red hot, yes she got'em for sale, I mean
Yes, she got'em for sale, yes, yeah

Hot tamales and they're red hot, yes she got'em for sale
Hot tamales and they're red hot, yes she got'em for sale
I got a letter from a girl in the room
Now she got something good she got to bring home soon, now
Its hot tamales and they're red hot, yes she got em for sale, I mean
Yes, she got'em for sale, yeah

Hot tamales and they're red hot, yes she got em for sale
Hot tamales and they're red hot, yes she got em for sale
[Spoken:] They're too hot boy!
The billy got back in a bumble bee nest
Ever since that he can't take his rest, yeah
Hot tamales and they're red hot, yes you got'em for sale, I mean
Yes, she got'em for sale

Hot tamales and they're red hot, yes she got'em for sale

[Spoken:]
Man don't mess around em hot tamales now
'Cause they too black bad, if you mess around em hot tamales
I'm gonna upset your backbone, put your kidneys to sleep
I'll due to break away your liver and dare your heart to beat bout my

Hot tamales cause they red hot, yes they got

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 When You Got a Good Friend
  • 2 Little Queen of Spades
  • 3 They’re Red Hot
  • 4 Me and the Devil Blues
  • 5 Traveling Riverside Blues
  • 6 Last Fair Deal Gone Down
  • 7 Stop Breakin’ Down Blues
  • 8 Milkcow’s Calf Blues
  • 9 Kind Hearted Woman Blues
  • 10 Come On in My Kitchen
  • 11 If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day
  • 12 Love in Vain
  • 13 32‐20 Blues
  • 14 Hell Hound on My Trail

  • Release information
    label: Reprise Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 093624873020
    script: Latin