Well I know my dog
Anywhere I hear him bark
Well I know my rider
If I feel her in the dark

Ain't it cold for you, mother
When you say you don't love me?
Well that's alright woman
You gonna need my help someday

You didn't say you didn't love me
When you were stretched out across my bed
You're drinkin' moonshine whisky
And talking all outta your head

Ain't but two kinda people
In this world that I can't stand
Well that's a lying woman
And a cheatin' monkey man

Well, I feel like snapping
My pistol in your face
I'm gonna let the graveyard
Be your resting place

Well I know my dog
Anywhere I hear him bark
I know my rider
If I feel her in the dark


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Pistol Slapper Blues Lyrics as written by Rory Gallagher

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    a 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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    Yes, 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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    Yeah 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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