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Cover of a blues by Blind Lemon Jefferson, first recorded in 1927. Copyright Universal Music Corp. Fair use for review and educational purposes only. Do not copy or download.
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About the song
Blind Lemon Jefferson based this 1927 song on an 1876 song by Gus Williams called "See That My Grave Is Kept Green." I tinkered very slightly with Jefferson's lyrics. Blame it on the folk process.