Midnight Special Lyrics

“Midnight Special”

Well you wake up in the morning.
Hear the ding dong ring,
You go a-marching to the table,
See the same damn thing;
Well, it’s on a one table,
Knife, a fork and a pan,
And if you say anything about it,
You’re in trouble with the man.

Let the midnight special
Shine her light on me;
Let the midnight special
Shine her ever-loving light on me.

If you ever go to Houston.
You better walk right;
You better not stagger,
You better not fight;
Sheriff Benson will arrest you,
He’ll carry you down,
And if the jury finds you guilty,
Penitentiary bound.

Yonder come little Rosie,
How in the world do you know,
l can tell her by her apron,
And the dress she wore.
Umbrella on her shoulder,
Piece of paper in her hand,
She goes a-marching to the captain,
Says, “I want my man.”

“I don’ believe that Rosie loves me”
“Well tell me why”
She ain’t been to see me
Since las’ July.
She brought me little coffee
She brought me little tea
Brought me damn near ever’thing
But the jailhouse key.

Yonder comes Doctor Adams
“How in the world do you know?”
Well he gave me a tablet
The day befo’
There ain’t no doctor
In all the lan’
Can cure the fever
Of a convict man.

About Paul McCartney Lyrics

Artist: Paul McCartney
Related songs: Just Because Lyrics
Album: Paul Is Live: In Concert
Release date: October 31, 1988
Label: 
MPL Communications
Label: 
MPL Communications
Born:
 June 18, 1942 (age 80 years), Walton, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Hall of fame induction: 1999
Dates knighted: March 11, 1997, September 8, 2012
Ballets: Movement 4: Moonrise, Hall of Dance, Imprisonment, Ocean’s Kingdom
Tone poems: Standing Stone: IIe. He Awoke Startled: Release (Allegro con spirito), MORE
Organizations founded: Apple Records, Apple Corps, MORE

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