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

Phonograph Blues

cd cover: you better lie down by scott ainslie(Robert Johnson)
Music & Media, Intl.

My baby, she got a phonograph, but it won’t say a lonesome word.
My baby, she got a phonograph, but it won’t say a lonesome word.
What evil have I done? What evil has that poor girl heard? Continue Reading

Pay Day

cd cover: you better lie down by scott ainslie(John Hurt)
Wynwood Music

Well, I did all I can do and I can’t get along with you.
I’m goin’ to take you to your Mama, Pay Day.
Pay Day. Pay Day.
I’m goin’ to take you to your Mama, Pay Day. Continue Reading

Parchmans Farm

cd cover: terraplane by scott ainslieJudge give me life this mornin’, down on old Parchmans Farm.
Judge give me life this mornin’, down on old Parchmans Farm.
I wouldn’t hate it so bad, but I miss my wife and my home. Continue Reading

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