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  • The sound that you're listening to is from my guitar that's named Lucille.

  • I'm very crazy about Lucille. Lucille took me from the plantation.

  • Oh you might say, brought me fame.

  • I don't think I could just talk enough about Lucille.

  • Sometime when I'm blue seem like Lucille try to help me call my name.

  • I used to sing spirituals and I thought that this was the thing that I wanted to do.

  • But somehow or other when I went in the army

  • I picked up on Lucille, and started singing blues.

  • Well,

  • now when I'm paying my dues,

  • maybe you don't know what I mean when I say paying dues, I mean when things are bad with me.

  • I can always,

  • I can always, you know like, depend on Lucille.

  • Sort of hard to talk to you myself. I guess I'll let Lucille say a few words and then.

  • You know, I doubt if you can feel it like I do.

  • But when I think about the things that I've gone through, like, well for instance,

  • if I have a girlfriend and she misuses me,

  • and I go home at night, maybe I'm lonely, well not maybe, I am lonely,

  • I pick up Lucille

  • and it bring out those funny sounds that sound good to me, you know.

  • Sometime I get to the place where I can't even say nothing.

  • Look out.

  • Sometime I think it's crying.

  • You know, if I could sing pop tunes like Frank Sinatra

  • or Sammy Davis Junior,

  • I don't think I still could do it

  • 'cause Lucille don't wanna play nothing but the blues.

  • I think I'm, I think I'm pretty glad about that.

  • Cause don't nobody sing to me like Lucille.

  • Sing, Lucille

  • Well, I'll put it like this. Take it easy, Lucille.

  • I like the way Sammy sings and I like the way Frank sings,

  • but I can get a little Frank, Sammy, a little Ray Charles, in fact all the people with soul in this

  • A little Mahalia Jackson in there.

  • One more, Lucille!

  • Take it easy now.

  • You know, I imagine a lot of you wanna know,

  • a lot of you wanna know why I call the guitar Lucille.

  • Lucille has practically saved my life two or three times.

  • kidding, it really has.

  • I remember once I was in an automobile accident,

  • and when the car stopped turning over,

  • it fell over on Lucille,

  • and it held it up off me, really, it held it up off me.

  • So that's one time it saved my life.

  • The way, the way I came by the name of Lucille,

  • I was over in Twist, Arkansas, I know you've never heard of that one, have you?

  • And one night

  • the guys started a ball over there, you know, they started brawling, you know what I mean.

  • And the guy that was mad with his old lady,

  • when she fell over on this gas tank that was burning for heat,

  • the gas ran all over the floor.

  • And when the gas ran all over the floor,

  • the building caught on fire,

  • and almost burned me up trying to save Lucille.

  • Oh I, I imagine you're still wondering why I

  • call it Lucille, the lady that started that brawl that night was named Lucille.

  • And that's been Lucille ever since to me.

  • One more now, Lucille.

  • Sounds pretty good to me. Can I do one more?

  • Look out, Lucille.

  • Sounds pretty good. I think I'll try one more.

  • All right.

The sound that you're listening to is from my guitar that's named Lucille.

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    承洧胡   posted on 2014/12/02
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