Who Sang I Ain't Got Nothin' but the Blues? Joe Williams

Joe Williams Ballad and Blues Master cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Blues
length: 4:38
Ain't got the change of a nickel
Ain't got no bounce in my shoes
Ain't go no fancy to tickle
I ain't got nothing but the blues

Ain't got no coffee that's perking
Ain't got no winnings to lose
Ain't got a dream that is working
I ain't got nothing but the blues

When trumpets flare up
I keep my hair up
I just can't make it come down
Believe me, peppie
I can't get happy
Since my ever loving baby left town

Ain't got no rest in my slumbers
Ain't got no feelings to bruise
Ain't got no telephone numbers
I ain't got nothing but the blues

Ain't got the change of a nickel
Ain't got no bounce in my shoes
Ain't go no fancy to tickle
I ain't got nothing but the blues

Ain't got no coffee that's perking
Ain't got no winnings to lose
Ain't got a dream that is working
I ain't got nothing but the blues

I ain't got nothing but the blues
When trumpets flare up
I keep my hair up
I just can't make it come down
Believe me, peppie
I can't get happy
Since my ever loving baby left town

Ain't got no rest in my slumbers
Ain't got no feelings to bruise
Ain't got no telephone numbers
I ain't got nothing, nothing, nothing but the blues

Ain't got no east, no west, no good, no best
Ain't got no man to choose
I ain't got nothing
Ain't got nothing but the blues

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 You Showed Me the Way
  • 2 Everyday (I'll Fall in Love)
  • 3 You Can Depend on Me
  • 4 A Hundred Years From Today/Tomorrow Night
  • 5 Ain't No Use
  • 6 I've Only Myself to Blame
  • 7 When Sunny Gets Blue
  • 8 Who She Do
  • 9 I Ain't Got Nothin' but the Blues
  • 10 Dinner for One Please, James
  • 11 You've Got Me Crying Again
  • 12 Blues Medley: Cherry Red / Tell Me Where to Scratch / Person to Person