A black cat bone is a type of lucky charm used in the African American magical tradition of hoodoo. It is thought to ensure a variety of positive effects, such as invisibility, good luck, protection...
I believes my old lady she done, drive my black bone
You know I made my old lady she done, drive my black cat bone
I got a funny feeling right here, something's going all wrong

She don't shoot in the morning, she walk the streets till late at night
She don't shoot in the morning, she walk the streets till late at night
Well she come home in the evening, doggone baby fight

Gonna call up the operator, right around the town
Get up this crazy world that's going on, I believe my baby she done, drive my black cat bone
Got a funny feeling right here, something's going wrong

My mama treats me like a, well fed dog at bay
You know my baby, like a well fed dog at bay
Yeah, I might be tired of living and I'll put

I'm gonna take it up iron Memphis, to get my hands on the bone
Gonna lay around here living till I, get on the phone
Gonna make it to Memphis man, to get my hands on the bone
I'm gonna lay around here in Mississippi, 'cause or else it's gonna spoil

I believes my old lady she done, drive my black bone
You know I made my old lady she done, drive my black cat bone
I got a funny feeling right here, something's going all wrong


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"Black Cat Bone" as written by Johnny Winter

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    TranslationBlack Cat Bone- Johnny Winter (lyrics corrected based on recordings)

    I believe my old lady she done, found(Find) my black cat bone
    You know I believe my old lady she done, found my black cat bone
    I got a funny feeling ‘bout her, something's going all wrong

    She leaves home(?) in the morning, she walk the streets till late at night,
    She leaves late (?) in the morning, she walk the streets till late at night,
    When she come home in the evening, -don’t do a doggone thing but fight

    Gonna call up the operator, gonna ride from town to town,
    get my business straight, find out whatintheworld’s been goin’ down,
    I believe my baby should-a, found my black cat bone
    Got a funny feeling ‘bout her, something's going all wrong

    You know my woman treats me like I was a doggone slave,
    You know my baby treats me like I was a doggone slave,
    Yeah, she must be tired of living , gonna put her 6 feet in her grave.

    I'm gonna make it up to Memphis, gonna get my hambone boiled,
    been layin’ around here in Leland, Missippi my hambone done spoiled.
    Gonna make it to Memphis man, to get my hambone boiled.
    I been layin’ around here in Leland, Missippi, ‘til my little hambone done spoiled

    I believe my old lady she done, found my black cat bone
    You know I believe my baby should-a, found my black cat bone
    I got a funny feeling ‘bout her, something's going all wrong
    teleplayeron January 14, 2013   Link

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