Violent Blues Songs (was:NBC: Get A Life)

michael huggins bluzman@GOINGHOT.COM
Mon Mar 13 23:24:25 EST 2000


Yep! EC was/is correct. I believe concept to be commonly referred to as
'Poetic License'.
mh
The Blues is ALRIGHT
-----Original Message-----
From: Augustine <augustin@telenet.net>
To: BLUES-L@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU <BLUES-L@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU>
Date: Monday, March 13, 2000 7:20 PM
Subject: Re: Violent Blues Songs (was:NBC: Get A Life)


>Eric Clapton took a lot of grief for an orginial  blues song called "Sick
>
>and Tired" on his Pigrim CD. The "problem" verse goes;
>
>
>Now I'm gonna get me a shotgun, baby,
>Keep it stashed behind the door.
>I'm gonna get me a shotgun, baby,
>Keep it stashed behind the bedroom door.
>I may have to blow your brains out, baby,
>Then you won't bother me no more.
>
>I understand Boston columnist  Mike Barnicle really lit into EC when he
>performed the song there and I guess some womens groups were complaining
>although EC basically said (paraphrasing heavily), "Get a life, it's just
>
>a song".
>
>Vance
>



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