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Table Of Content (42 songs, 41 soundclips)

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Bessie Mae
Black Bottom
Booger Boy
Come On Pretty Baby
Dangerous Man
Do It For Daddy
Enough Is Enough
Everywhere I Go
Exactly What I Thought She'd Do
False Faces
Fire In The House
Firewalker
Get Hip
Got My Heart Set On You

Gotta Good Friend
Hey Joe
Highway 49
Hoo Doo Ball
Hurry Hurry
I'm Wild About You
I've Tried
Jumpin' The Gun
Leave Here Runnin'
Life Is Just A Circle
Life Without You
Lover Man
Low Down Dirty Blues
Mail Order Mojo

Midnight Ramblin' Man
Moon Bit Fool
Muddy Springs Road
Mystery Walk
No More Cane
Pushin' Fire
Red River
Rose Tattoo
Scared To Speak
Special Love
Sugar Ditch
Tears Like Rain
Wall Of Pride
World Of Trouble

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Midnight Ramblin' Man

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by Kent "Omar" Dykes
recording of 1995
from
Muddy Springs Road (Watermelon 1036), copyright notice

When the moon is full late at night
And the old Tom cat begins to fight
That's when I'm out to make my rounds
I head to your house there ain't a soul around

Open up and let me in
I'm your midnight ramblin´ man
I'm your ramblin´ man

I know when your man is out
On your doorstep I begin to howl
Me and you we gonna have a good time
Just open up and I´ll come inside

Open up and let me in
I'm your midnight ramblin´ man
I'm your ramblin´ man

Don't have to worry when your man gets home
Like a flash I'm up and gone
He slams the front door I jump out the back
Won't be a trace of where I'm at

Open up and let me in
I'm your midnight ramblin´ man
I'm your ramblin´ man

 

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Moon Bit Fool

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by Kent "Omar" Dykes / R.S. Field
recording of 1992
from
Courts Of Lulu (Provogue PRD 70452 or Bullseye Blues 9541),
copyright notice

You can make my coffin from the finest wood
Polish it up and make it look real good
Take a little brass plate
On it say: "He was a moon bit fool
Till his dyin´ day"
I'm a moon bit fool
Well, I'm a moon bit fool
No matter what I do
Well, I'm a moon bit fool
When I lose my cool
I break the rules
I'm a moon bit fool

You can dress me up in a red silk suit
Give me a million now for spending loot
See me next week I´ll be a ragged man
I let a cool million slip through my hands

I'm a moon bit fool
Well, I'm a moon bit fool
No matter what I do
Well, I'm a moon bit fool
When I lose my cool
I break the rules
I'm a moon bit fool

You can get mad you can raise a fuzz
Lose your religion you can scream and cuss
Cry cry cry till you start a flood
But I won't change cause it's in my blood

 

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Muddy Springs Road

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by Kent "Omar" Dykes
recording of 1995
from
Muddy Springs Road (Watermelon 1036), copyright notice

WI hate to hear that screen door slammin´
It's hard for me to say good-bye
Can't stand to think about leavin´
I sure hate to see my momma cry

Born and raised a delta child
Took off runnin´ and got real wild
Used to spend my nights down across the tracks
Where the whiskey was white and the blues was black

No matter where I've been or where I go
My heart is never far from old Muddy Springs
Muddy Springs Road

I fell in with the Hoodoo Man
Put his guitar in my hands
Said "Cat you were born to play the blues
It's in your blood that's what you'll do"

The sun is hot and the sugar cane grows high
And the cotton mouth don't think before he strikes
I take these memories with me when I go
I miss my home down Muddy Springs Road

Momma sittin´ on the front porch swinging
Sings a lonesome lullaby
Daddy come and puts his arms around her
Says "Son do you have to say good-bye?"

Well you know I've been a lot of places
And you know I´ll always sing the blues
But Momma every road I travel down
Is gonna bring me home to you

The sun is hot and the sugar cane grows high
And the cotton mouth don't think before he strikes
I take these memories with me when I go
I miss my home down Muddy Springs Road

 

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Mystery Walk

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by Kent "Omar" Dykes
recording of 1996
from
World Wide Open (Watermelon 1053), copyright notice

Down in Louisiana back in the big bayou
There are paths that you don't cross
Places you don't go
So many have been lost there
Few if ever returned
There's so many eyes watchin´ you
Feel your back begin to burn

"Best forget what you thought you saw"
Said the big man with the law
He just laughed as he pushed back his hat
"Maybe it was just a dream
Sometimes things ain't what they seem
Better not fool with things you don't understand"
Said the big law man
I took a moonlight mystery walk
I can't forget what I thought I saw

Down in St. John Parish
on the banks of Lake Pontchartrain
There are things you're not meant to hear
Things you're not meant to say
When the panther screams at midnight
Stop and say a little prayer
When the drums pound in the distance
Every step you better beware

"Best forget what you thought you saw"
Said the big man with the law
He just laughed as he pushed back his hat
"Maybe it was just a dream
Sometimes things ain't what they seem
Better not fool with things you don't understand"
Said the big law man
I took a moonlight mystery walk
I can't forget what I thought I saw

 

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No More Cane

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by Kent "Omar" Dykes
recording of 1996
from
World Wide Open (Watermelon 1053), copyright notice

I ain't cuttin´ no more cane
Even if the big man shoots me dead
I ain't cuttin´ no more cane
Even if the big man shoots me dead
You know that Clarence Johnson
He will put a bullet through your head

Did not ask me for to be here
Did not send for me to come
Did not ask me for to be here
Did not send for me to come
They put me down here to pay
For the bad things I have done

You want to get a drink of water
But you know, you know you cannot stop
You want to get a drink of water
But you know, you know you cannot stop
And if you make a wrong move
You know that you are bound to drop

The world is wide and open
And I'm bound here with these chains
The world is wide and open
Yet I'm bound here with these chains
Even if I have to meet my maker
Lord I ain't cuttin´ no more cane

 

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Pushin' Fire

soundclip


by Kent "Omar" Dykes / Bill Carter / Ruth Ellsworth
recording of 1992
from
Courts Of Lulu (Provogue PRD 70452 or Bullseye Blues 9541),
copyright notice

Down in the bottom in the cypress trees
No need to hide ´cause you can't fool me
I know the swamp like the back of my hand
If it ain't the gators it's the boogie man

When the sun goes down and there ain't no moon
Don't look back you better get home soon
What you see when there ain't no light
Can make you crazy for the rest of your life
Cotton mouth oil and buzzard grease
Gimme some of tat jack vine tea
A tea spoon full of chimney soot
Little John the Conquero
Your pushin´ fire
Your pushin´ fire

Put salt in your path and you'll never return
Better beware when the candles burn
There ain't no charm I can't make
I got the powder of the Congo Snake

 

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Red River

soundclip


by Kent "Omar" Dykes
recording of 1996
from
World Wide Open (Watermelon 1053), copyright notice

South of Oklahoma
North of that Texas line
There's a long and winding road
Where I used to spend my time
Cannonball off the old bridge
Watermelon in the shade
Fishin´ line round your big toe
Arrowheads in the clay

Yeah yeah red Red River
Mighty river river roll
Yeah yeah Red River
Muddy water take me home
Red Red River
I used to wonder
Where did that river run
My heart just had to follow
The beat of that distant drum

Every road I travel takes me back
To the day you set me free
No matter where I go
You'll always be part of me
Yeah yeah red Red River
Mighty river river roll
Yeah yeah Red River
Muddy water take me home
Red Red River

 

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Rose Tattoo

soundclip


by Kent "Omar" Dykes / R.S. Field
recording of 1992
from
Courts Of Lulu (Provogue PRD 70452 or Bullseye Blues 9541),
copyright notice

Old enough to know,
too young to drink champagne
Old enough to know,
too young to drink champagne
She might let you hold her,
but she's way too wild to tame

Such a pretty thing,
her eyes are soul deep blue
Such a pretty thing,
her eyes are soul deep blue
And on her bare shoulder,
there's a rose tattoo

I'm gonna take her home to mamma,
that's what I'm gonna do
I'm gonna take her home to mamma,
that's what I'm gonna do
I know she'll learn to love her,
but she won't like that rose tattoo

 

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Scared To Speak

soundclip


by Kent "Omar" Dykes / R.S. Field
recording of 1992
from
Courts Of Lulu (Provogue PRD 70452 or Bullseye Blues 9541),
copyright notice

Got me runnin´ from you baby
I'm so scared that I can't speak
Got me runnin´ from you baby
I'm so scared that I can't speak
You got me hidin´ in the daylight

Nighttime comes I'm scared to speak
I use to love you baby
But you came on way too strong
You was always right
I was always wrong

You turned your friends against me
And you lied to my friends too
And now I've run away baby
What else can I do

You got me runnin´ from you baby
I'm so scared that I can't speak
You got me runnin´ from you baby
I'm so scared that I can't speak
You got me hidin´ in the daylight

Nighttime comes I'm scared to speak
You told your mother baby
You wish that I was dead
Put gasoline in my coffee
And poison in my bread
You told your daddy baby
You want me skinned alive
And then you act insulted
´Cause I wanna save my hide

You got me runnin´ from you baby
I'm so scared that I can't speak
You got me runnin´ from you baby
I'm so scared that I can't speak
You got me hidin´ in the daylight
Nighttime comes I'm scared to speak

 

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Special Love

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by Kent "Omar" Dykes / R.S. Field
recording of 1992
from
Courts Of Lulu (Provogue PRD 70452 or Bullseye Blues 9541),
copyright notice

I'm so glad
I have found a special love
I'm so glad
I have found a special love
I believe it in my heart
Heaven sent you from above

Well I used to cry for mercy
´Cause my life was dark and cold
Used to cry for mercy
´Cause my life was dark and cold
Then you came in all your glory
I don't worry anymore

Before I found you baby
My heart was full of pain
You have made my life a joy
I will never be the same
I'm so glad I have found a special love
I believe it in my heart
Heaven sent you from above - Special love

I'm so glad
I have found a special love
I'm so glad
I have found a special love
I believe it in my heart
Heaven sent you from above - Special love

 

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Sugar Ditch

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by Kent "Omar" Dykes
recording of 1996
from
World Wide Open (Watermelon 1053), copyright notice

Well I met him at the courthouse
Playin´ French harp on the steps
And I loved him like a brother
No better friend could any man have
Well his daddy was a rounder
Till he drank his self to death

Left his momma to raise the family
She was working when she drew in her last breath
People say we're no count and we're sorry
But it's a long hard road we travel on
And we'll never, never strike it rich
Down in Sugar Ditch

Well he never had no money
And no way to get him none
Just a poor boy going nowhere
Till one morning, morning he was gone
Well I heard he's up in Memphis
Everybody knows his name

He broke out of this red dirt prison
And I swear I´ll follow him someday
People say we're no count and we're sorry
But it's a long hard road we travel on
And we'll never, never strike it rich
Down in Sugar Ditch

I'm going away, I'm going away
Cause there ain't no future in this place
I'm going away, I'm going away
Cause there ain't no future in this place
I'm gonna leave Sugar Ditch
I'm going away

 

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Tears Like Rain

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by Kent "Omar" Dykes
recording of 1991
from
Blues Bag (Provogue PRD 70282 or Bullseye Blues 9519), copyright notice

Tears like rain, dark and clouded in my heart
Tears like rain, dark and clouded in my heart
Should have seen it coming, should have known it from the start

Every day I have to suffer, every night I have to cry
Every day I have to suffer, every night I have to cry
Yeah, you just never loved me, I don't know the reason why

Tears like rain, dark and clouded in my heart
Tears like rain, dark and clouded in my heart
Yes, should have seen it coming, should have known it from the start
Tears like rain

 

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Wall Of Pride

by Kent "Omar" Dykes / Kevin Wommack
recording of 1988
from
Wall Of Pride (Colombia 44102), copyright notice

There's a wall, a wall of pride
Ten feet tall, twenty feet wide
There's a wall, a wall of pride
I'm my father's son
Down to the bone
Generations deep

I'm Mississippi grown
There's a wall, a wall of pride
Like my people before me
I'm proud of what I am
They built the wall of pride
With the work of honest hands

It's not the money
That makes a man
It's not a mystery
To understand
There's a wall, wall of pride
Ten feet tall, twenty feet wide
There's a wall, wall of pride

I say what I mean
I mean what I say
Got to keep on building
A little every day
There's a wall, wall of pride
I'm my father's son
Down to the bone
Generations deep
I'm Mississippi grown
It's not the money
That makes a man
It's not a mystery
To understand

There's a wall, wall of pride
Ten feet tall, twenty feet wide
There's a wall, a wall of pride
Ten feet tall, twenty feet wide
There's a wall, wall of pride
Ten feet tall, twenty feet wide
There's a wall, a wall of pride
There's a wall, a wall of pride
There's a wall, a wall of pride

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World Of Trouble

soundclip


by Kent "Omar" Dykes
recording of 1996
from
World Wide Open (Watermelon 1053), copyright notice

You got me running circles
I can't sleep at night
I got the love jitters
I'm not a pretty sight
You got me seein´ double
I'm in a world of trouble

You got me in a world of trouble
You got me in a world of trouble
I'm all shook up
I'm in a nervous wreck
I got the hounds of love
Breathin´ down my neck
You got me seein´ double
I'm in a world of trouble

You got me in a world of trouble
You got me in a world of trouble
You say you will and then you won't
You say you do and then you don't
You got me - in a world of trouble

In a world of trouble
In a world of trouble
I'm out on a ledge And I'm lookin´ down
I'm at the waters edge
And I'm about to drown
You got me seein´ double
I'm in a world of trouble
You got me in a

 

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Page last updated on:
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