Terraplane Blues

cd cover: terraplane by scott ainslie(Robert Johnson)

And I feel so lonesome, you hear me when I moan.
And I feel so lonesome, you hear me when I moan.
Who been drivin’ my Terraplane, for you since I been gone? Continue Reading

Stones in My Passway

cd cover: Jealous of the Moon(Robert Johnson/King of Spades Music)

I’ve stones in my pathway, my road seems dark as night. (2x)
And these pains in my heart: they have taken my appetite.

I have a bird to whistle. I have a bird to sing. (2x)
And a woman that I’m loving, boys, but that don’t mean a thing. Continue Reading

Spike Driver Blues

cd cover: terraplane by scott ainslie(John Hurt)

INSTRUMENTAL INTRO/VERSE

Take this hammer and carry it to the captain,
Tell him I’m gone. Tell him I’m gone. Oh, tell him I’m gone.
Take this hammer and carry it to the captain,
Oh, tell him I’m gone. Tell him I’m gone. I sure am gone. Continue Reading

Sally Whiskey

cd cover: The Last Shot Got Himaka: Sally, Where’d You Get Your Liquor From

(Rev. Gary Davis)
1930s

Old man Peter was a mighty man,
Combed his head with a frying pan,
Washed his face in a wagon wheel,
Died with a toothache in his heel.
Sally, where’d you get your liquor from?
Where’d you get it?
(Man downtown.)
All you’re good for, woman, is to get drunk and clownin’
Where’d you get your liquor from?
(Man downtown.) Continue Reading

Run Like Water

cd cover: terraplane by scott ainslie©1997, Scott Ainslie.
All rights reserved.

Needle in a haystack, diamond in the rough.
Bright like a mirror, and blind like love.
Run like water, taste like wine;
Walk into town—about supper time. Continue Reading

Rocks and Gravel

cd cover: terraplane by scott ainslie(John Jackson)

It takes rocks and gravel to build a solid road.
Takes rocks and gravel to build a solid road.
It takes high priced whiskey—t’ satisfy my soul.

Now, tell me baby, where’d you stay last night?
Tell me baby, where’d you stay last night?
Come in this mornin’, you’re clothes ain’t fittin’ you right. Continue Reading

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