"Pistol Slapper Blues" as written by and Rory Gallagher....
Well I'd know my dog
Anywhere hear him bark
Well I know my rider, if I see her in the dark
Ain't it cold for your mother
When you don't say that you love me?
We'll, that's alright , woman
You gonna need my help someday
You didn't say you loved me
When you where stretched out across my bed.
You drinkin' moonshine whiskey
And talkin' all outta your head
Ain't but to kind of people
In this world that I can't stand.
That a lying woman, and a cheatin', knockin' man
We'll I feel like slapping
My pistol in your face
I'm gonna let the grave yard be your resting place
Well I know my dog
Any Where I hear him bark
I'd know my rider, if I seen her in the dark



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"Pistol Slapper Blues" as written by Rory Gallagher

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    General Commenta blue song from the 20's that he played acoustic, anyone hav ideas who's it is or anything like that??
    JordyWordyon October 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYes, Jordy, this song was originally by "Blind Boy" Fuller, who was a blues musician. That's about all I know about Fuller, but Rory always seemed to take a shine to early blues music, rather than the modern blues. For example, listen to his rendition of the Muddy Waters song "Can't Be Satisfied" on youtube, and the re-make of "On the Western Plains" off his Montreux DVD. But that's just to name a couple of these, there's many more out there.
    andyw513on June 04, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYeah Fulton Allen i think was his real name, there story behind the origins of his name "Blind boy". One say that he was blinded by illness the other is that his wife caught him cheating and threw acid in his eyes and blinded him. Also throughly amazing song in the hands of Rory.
    Buckson September 10, 2008   Link

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