San Francisco Bay Blues

Homage to San Francisco (at Dusk)
photo by Geoff Quinn
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I got the blues when my baby left me down by the Frisco Bay;
An ocean liner came and took her away.
I didn’t mean to treat her bad, she was the best gal I ever had;
She said good-bye, made me cry,
Made me wanna lay down my head and die…
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a) version by Jesse Fuller in Bb major:

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b) version by young Janis Joplin with “The Water Creek Boys” (G major)

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c) version by Eric Clapton (C major)

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related:
San Francisco Bay by Geoff Quinn
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HOT CLUB TRIO page 9 by frizz
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14 responses to “San Francisco Bay Blues

  1. Loved the collections and just wanted you to know I am now Positive Kismet on YouTube. Please connect with me there,,, Glad we can be friends there even though I don’t use it all that much. :-)

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  2. When I was eleven or so I’d sneak my sister’s Janis albums and listen to them. Thanks for the collection. So many great pics of Janis.

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  3. related, Chris Barber:
    Sweet Sue

    and
    Wabash Blues:

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  4. related:

    black mission district, San Francisco
    photo by Will Wilson at flickr.com

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  6. Very nice. The Jesse Fuller version is a pleasure to watch.

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  7. thanks for inspiring to Bumba:
    I couldn’t resist to add my own version:
    http://soundcloud.com/frizztext/frisco-bay-blues

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