Bound Steel Blues

DESCRIPTION: "I'm gonna leave you honey, I ain't gonna ride no train. I'm walking out, crawling, calling your name." "You'll see my picture on the wall ... won't be your daddy at all." "Some day you'll miss me but I won't come home no more"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1932 (StuffDreams1)
KEYWORDS: farewell home parting rambling separation travel nonballad lover
FOUND IN:
Roud #10627
RECORDINGS:
Bill Shepherd with Hayes Shepherd and Ed Webb, "Bound Steel Blues" (on StuffDreams1)
NOTES [54 words]: Three line blues: the first line is repeated -- more or less -- and the last line completes the thought.
The title of "Bound Steel Blues" is from the first verse, which I can't quite make out. It sounds to me like "Now I said now mama, I said go down in steel. When I think about my past time, Lord, I been a ... fool." - BS
Last updated in version 5.2
File: RcBoStBl

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2021 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.