Got the Blues That Can't Be Satisfied
DESCRIPTION: Singer's "got the blues and can't be satisfied," but someday he'll catch a train and ride. Meanwhile, he wants a quart because whiskey will keep the blues away. He buys his girl a diamond ring, finds her with another man, whom he kills.
EARLIEST DATE: 1963 (MJHurt04)
KEYWORDS: courting infidelity sex train travel homicide death drink lover
Mississippi John Hurt, "Got the Blues That Can't Be Satisfied" (on MJHurt04)
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