Fishin' Blues Bet you goin' fishin' all of the time. Baby goin' fishin' too. Bet your life that your sweet wife Gonna catch more fish than you. CHO: Many fish bite if you got good bait. Here's a little tip that I'd like to relate: Many fish bite if you got good bait. I'm a-goin' fishin', yes I'm goin' fishin', And my baby's goin' fishin' too. I went on down to my favorite fishin' hole, Baby grab me a pole and line. Throw my pole on in caught a nine pound catfish, Now I brought him home for suppertime, provin' Baby brother 'bout to run me out of my mind, Sayin', "Can't I go fishin' with you?" I took him on down to the fishin' hole, Now what do you think that he did do? (Chorus 2:) Pulled a great big fish out the bottom of the pond, Now he laughed and jumped 'cause he was real gone. Many fish bite if you got good bait. I'm a-goin' fishin', yes I'm goin' fishin', And my baby's goin' fishin' too. Put him in the pot baby put him in the pan, Honey cook him till he's nice and brown. Make a batch of buttermilk coldcakes mama, Then chew those things and chomp 'em on down, singing, (Repeat first verse.) As sung by Taj Mahal XX July01
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