Well I wish I was a catfish,
Swimming in, lord, the deep blue sea.
I'd have a, all you pretty women,
Fishin' after me, fishin' after me,
Fishin' after me. Yeah.
Oh yeah, oh yeah, oh yeah, oh yeah.

When I went down, my girlfriends house.
And I sat down, lord, on her front step.
And she said a, come in now Jimi.
My husband just now left, just now left.
Oh yeah, oh yeah, oh yeah, oh yeah.

Well there's two, two trains runnin',
But there's not one, lord, that's goin' my way.
You know there's a one train runnin' at midnight.
Other one leave just for a day,
Leave just for a day.
Ohh yeah, ohh yeah, ohh yeah, ohh yeah.


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    General CommentI cant believe that so few Jimi Hendrix responses. this man was the greatest guitar player ever! anyway, this song, is just like most blues. havin baby trouble and you are blue
    we_r_the_red_hotson July 06, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIts a cover of Muddy Waters' Rollin Stone. Classic Jimi... Would actually become the framework for Voodoo Chile(Slight Return)
    Marlboro819on November 29, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWell, I went down,
    To my girlfriend's house,
    And I sat down, Lord, on her front stair,
    And she said: 'Ah come in now, Jimi, my husband just now left...

    Who is the muppet who contributed all these lyrics? Get them right, for fuck's sake!!!!
    albertiusmaximuson December 05, 2004   Link
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    General Commentwell it's pretty obvious what the song is about.... though i'm not certain the website has correct lyrics posted for this one...
    Drigpyon August 17, 2008   Link

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