Sunshine Blues

S2017 E5 | FULL EPISODE

Sybil Gage and her Catahoulas

Sybil Gage and Her Catahoulas perform many blues classics as well as original compositions. The band boasts a New Orleans sound that combines elements of blues, jazz and swing.

AIRED: April 27, 2017 | 0:26:09
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
TRANSCRIPT

♪MUSIC

>>HELLO, MY NAME IS

SYBIL GAGE.

THESE ARE MY CATAHOULAS.

AND HAVE WE GOT A SHOW FOR YOU

TONIGHT.

♪MUSIC

>>OH SEE

I SAID A SEE SEE RIDER

JUST TO SEE WHAT YOU HAVE DONE

I SAY, A SEE SEE RIDER

SEE WHAT YOU HAVE DONE

UH-HUH

WELL YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU AND

NOW YOUR GIRL HAS GONE

OH YEAH

WELL I'M GONNA BUY

I'M GONNA BUY

ME A SHOT GUN

AND JUST AS LONG

AS I AM TALL

YES, I AM I SAID,

FETCH ME A PISTOL LONG AS I AM

TALL

UH-HUH

THEN I'M GONNA SHOOT

MY BABY AND I'M GONNA CATCH THAT

CANNON BALL

AWWW YEAH

WELL I'M GOING

I'M GOING AWAY BABY

AND I

WON'T BE BACK 'TIL FALL

NO, NO,

NO I SWEAR I SAY I AM GOING AWAY

BABY

AND I WON'T BE BACK 'TIL

FALL

UH-HUH

AND IF I FIND ME A

GOOD MAN

THEN BABY I WON'T BE

BACK AT ALL

YEAH, YEAH!

♪MUSIC

I SAY SEE SEE SEE RIDER

TELL ME WHERE DID YOU STAY LAST

NIGHT?

I'M ASKING YOU NICELY BABY

OH SEE SEE RIDER

OH WHERE DID YOU

STAY LAST NIGHT?

UH-HUH

'CAUSE YOUR SHOES ARE

ALL UNBUCKLED

AND YOUR CLOTHES

DON'T FIT YOU RIGHT

YEAH, YEAH!

♪MUSIC

WELL I SAY, SEE OH, SEE

SEE RIDER

JUST TO SEE-HEE,

SEE

WHAT YOU HAVE DONE YEAH,

OH, AHH,

SEE SEE RIDER SEE WHAT YOU

HAVE DONE

UH-HUH

WELL YOU MADE

ME LOVE YOU AND NOW YOUR GIRL

HAS GONE

YEAH, YEAH!

♪MUSIC

I GOT A MAN THAT'S MORE

THAN EIGHT FOOT TALL

FOUR FOOT SHOULDERS, HONEY

THAT AIN'T ALL

MY KING SIZE PAPA KING SIZE

PAPA.

I TAKE THE DOOR OFF THE HINGES

WHEN MY BABY COMES TO CALL.

THERE'S SUCH A LOT OF HIM, THE

WAY HE GREW.

ENOUGH TO LAST 'TIL 2022.

HE'S MY KING SIZE PAPA.

KING SIZE PAPA

HE'S A REAL PAPA DIDA

AND HE KNOWS JUST WHAT TO

DO.

NO ONE CAN THRILL ME LIKE MY

BABY CAN.

HE'S SUCH AN EXTRAORDINARY MAN.

MY KING SIZE PAPA.

KING SIZE PAPA.

NEVER EVER WAS NOTHIN' LIKE HIM

SINCE THE DAY THE WORLD BEGAN.

♪MUSIC

WHEN HE'S AROUND NOT A

THING I LACK.

WHEN HE LOVES ME HE DON'T HOLD

NOTHIN' BACK.

MY KING SIZE PAPA.

KING SIZE PAPA.

YOU KNOW EVERY LITTLE THING THAT

I NEED HE CARRIES IN HIS KING

SIZE PACK.

I SAID, THEY BUILT THE BOULDER

DAM, THE EMPIRE STATE.

AND THEN THEY MADE MY MAN, NOW

AIN'T THAT GREAT!

MY KING SIZE, DI-DA-DO PAPA KING

SIZE PAPA.

EVERY LITTLE THING I NEED Y'ALL

YEAH BABY, HE'S MY MAN

♪MUSIC

HE'S GOT BIG STRONG ARMS TO HOLD

ME TIGHT.

THEN HE SQUEEZES ME WITH ALL

HIS MIGHT.

MY KING SIZE PAPA.

HE'S MY KING SIZE PAPA.

HE'S MY ONE BIG MOMENT AND I'LL

KEEP HIM RIGHT IN SIGHT

HERE HE COME NOW

HERE I AM BABY.

I'M OVER HERE.

SEE ME?

>>GONNA SLOW IT DOWN A LITTLE

BIT.

♪MUSIC

>>JUST FOR YOU.

YOU HAD PLENTY MONEY, NINETEEN

NINETY-TWO

YOU LET OTHER WOMEN

MAKE A FOOL OF YOU.

WHY DON'T YOU DO RIGHT, LIKE

SOME OTHER MEN DO?

GET OUT OF HERE AND GET ME SOME

MONEY TOO.

OH, OH, OH, OH YOU'RE SITTIN'

AROUND WONDERIN' WHAT IT'S ALL

ABOUT;

YOU AIN'T GOT NO MONEY,

HONEY, THEY WILL PUT YOU OUT.

WHY DON'T YOU DO RIGHT, LIKE

SOME OTHER MEN DO?

GET OUT OF HERE AND GET ME SOME

MONEY TOO.

♪MUSIC

IF YOU HAD PREPARED

TWENTY YEARS AGO,

YOU WOULDN'T

BE A-WANDERIN' ROUND

KNOCK, KNOCK, KNOCKING

DOOR TO DOOR.

WHY DON'T YOU DO RIGHT, BABY

LIKE SOME OTHER MEN DO?

GET OUT OF HERE AND GET ME SOME

MONEY TOO,

AND HERE'S WHAT HE

TOLD ME

HE SAID YOU ARE SITTING

ON A MILLION

SITTING ON IT EVERY DAY

CAN'T MAKE NO MONEY GIVING

YOUR STUFF AWAY

WHY DON'T YOU DO

LIKE,

LIKE THE RICH FOLKS DO?

HE SAID PUT YOUR STUFF ON THE

MARKET YOU'D MAKE A MILLION TOO

WHY DON'T YOU DO RIGHT

DO RIGHT

BABY LIKE SOME OTHER MEN DO

♪MUSIC

I WANT TO LIVE THE LIFE

I SING ABOUT IN MY SONG

I'M WANNA STAND

FOR RIGHT ALWAYS

SHUN THE WRONG

IF I'M IN THE

CROWD, OR I'M ALONE ON THE

STREETS

OR IN MY HOME I WANT

TO LIVE THE LIFE I SING ABOUT IN

MY SONG

I SAID, I WANT TO LIVE

THE LIFE I SING ABOUT IN MY SONG

I WANT TO STAND FOR RIGHT ALWAYS

SHUN THE WRONG

IF I'M IN A CROWD

OR I'M ALONE

ON THE STREET OR IN

MY HOME

I WANT TO LIVE THE LIFE

I SING ABOUT IN MY SONG

EVERYDAY AND EVERYWHERE ON A

BUSY THOROUGHFARE

FOLKS MAY SPOT ME;

SOME MAY WATCH ME

THEY SAY

I'M FOOLISH BUT I DON'T CARE

I CAN'T SING

ONE THING AND THEN

LIVE ANOTHER

BE SAINT BY DAY AND

A DEVIL UNDERCOVER

I WANT TO

LIVE THE LIFE I SING ABOUT IN MY

SONG

♪MUSIC

EVERY DAY AND

EVERYWHERE ON A BUSY

THOROUGHFARE

FOLKS MAY WATCH ME,

SOME MAY SPOT ME

THEY SAY I'M

FOOLISH BUT I DON'T CARE

I CAN'T SING ONE

THING THEN LIVE ANOTHER

BE A SAINT BY DAY AND A DEVIL

UNDERCOVER

I WANT TO LIVE THE

LIFE I SING ABOUT IN MY SONG

I WANT TO LIVE

THE LIFE I SING

ABOUT IN MY SONG

♪MUSIC

I WAS

SO LONELY,

I WAS SO LONELY ON

SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY

I WENT OUT

TO FIND MYSELF A TRUE LOVE IN A

MOST UNUSUAL WAY

PICKED UP A

POTION FROM MARIE LAVEAU, SHE

SAID SHE DIDN'T NEED IT NO MORE

NOW MY MOJO'S WORKIN' AND IT'S

SOMETHING ELSE

I FOUND THE

PERFECT LOVE RIGHT ON THE

GROCERY STORE SHELF

COME ON BABY

NOW COME ON BABY, I'M THE PIED

PIPER OF LOVE I GOT A LITTLE

GRIS GRIS FROM TOLEDANO ST., NOW

I'M HAPPY 7 DAYS A WEEK

COME ON

BABY NOW

COME ON BABY

I'M THE

PIED PIPER OF LOVE

I KNOW OUR

LOVE WILL GROW DANCING TO THE

ZYDECO

I'LL TAKE YOU DOWN TO THE

OLD HI HO

HIS EYES WERE WIDE

FROM THAT VOO DOO JUICE

HE TAGGED ALONG WITH ME

HE DRANK

ENOUGH FROM THAT SILVER CUP TO

LOVE ME ETERNALLY

IT DON'T CUT,

DON'T BITE,DON'T STING

THAT LITTLE BIT

OF GRIS GRIS THING

NEXT THING WE DO IS A HOO NA NU

AND THAT'S TOO MUCH INFORMATION

♪MUSIC

HIS EYES WERE WIDE FROM

THE VOO DOO JUICE

HE TAGGED ALONG WITH ME

HE DRANK ENOUGH

FROM THAT SILVER CUP TO LOVE ME

ETERNALLY

YEAH IT DON'T CUT,

DON'T BITE, DON'T STING

THAT

LITTLE BIT OF GRIS GRIS THING

NEXT THING WE DO IS A HOO NA NU

AND THAT'S TOO MUCH INFORMATION

COME ON BABY NOW

COME ON BABY

I'M THE PIED PIPER OF LOVE

I GOT

A LITTLE GRIS GRIS FROM TOLEDANO

ST.,

NOW I'M HAPPY SEVEN DAYS A

WEEK

MY BABY, YEAH COME ON BABY

NOW

COME ON BABY

I'M THE PIED

PIPER OF LOVE

I KNOW OUR LOVE

WILL GROW DANCING TO THE ZYDECO

I'LL TAKE YOU DOWN TO THE OLD HI

HO

I KNOW OUR LOVE WILL GROW

DANCING TO THE ZYDECO I'LL TAKE

YOU DOWN TO THE OLD HI HO.

♪MUSIC

WELL I AIN'T GOING TO BE

YOUR LOWDOWN DOG NO MORE

NO, I AIN'T GONNA BE

YOUR LOWDOWN DOG

NO MORE

IF YOU DON'T WANT ME

BABY,

I'M GONNA HEAD ON UP THE ROAD

I WORK HARD ALL DAY JUST TO

BRING YOU ALL MY PAY

YES, I WORK

HARD ALL DAY JUST TO BRING YOU

ALL MY PAY

YOU GONNA MISS ME MY

DARLING WHEN I'M GONE AWAY

OOO, OOO, WEE

OOO, OOO, WEE

WELL IT'S

A LOWDOWN SHAME THE WAY YOU

TREAT POOR ME

♪MUSIC

OOO, OOO, WEE

OOO, OOO, WEE

WELL IT'S A

LOWDOWN SHAME THE WAY YOU TREAT

POOR ME

WELL THIS IS NOT MY HOME

AND I AIN'T COMPELLED TO STAY

NO

THIS IS NOT MY HOME AND I AIN'T

COMPELLED TO STAY

OH, IT'S YOUR

TIME NOW BUT IT'LL BE MY TIME

SOME DAY

♪MUSIC

WELL I AIN'T

GONNA BE YOUR LOWDOWN DOG NO

MORE

NO I AIN'T GONNA BE YOUR

LOWDOWN DOG NO MORE

BECAUSE THE

TRAIN IS AT THE STATION AND MY

MIND'S MADE UP TO GO

♪MUSIC

WILL IT BE THE GAS CHAMBER?

WILL IT BE THE HANG MAN'S ROPE?

WILL IT BE THE ELECTRIC CHAIR?

OR IS THERE STILL SOME HOPE?

'CAUSE I AIN'T A THREE TIME

LOSER JUDGE, HE SAID I GOT TO GO

HEY, I JUST KILLED MY TWO-TIMING

DADDY WITH A SAWED OFF 44

WHEN I

SHOT HIM IN THE PARLOR HE FELL

DOWN ON THE FLOOR

THAT'S ONE

DOUBLE CROSSING MONKEY AIN'T

GONNA SWING NO MORE

I'M A THREE

TIME LOSER

JUDGE, HE SAID I GOT

TO GO

OH, I JUST KILLED MY GOOD

TIMING DADDY WITH A BLUE STEEL

44

YES I DID YES I DID

OH!

♪MUSIC

WHEN THEY SENT ME UP FOR

MURDER

IN THE FIRST DEGREE

BUT I

KNOW I'VE DONE A FAVOR FOR ALL

THE YOUNG GIRLS LIKE ME

YOU SEE,

I'M A THREE TIME LOSER

LOSER,

OH, JUDGE HE SAID I GOT TO GO

I GOT TO GO

I JUST KILLED MY GOOD

TIMING DADDY WHEN I SHOT HIM ONE

TIME

I SHOT HIM TWO TIMES

I HAD

TO SHOOT HIM THREE TIMES

AND I

SAID THANK YOU TO MY SAWED OFF

44

>>BLUES MUSIC IS THE BEST

BECAUSE YOU CAN GET

IT ALL OUT

OF YOUR SYSTEM.

EVERYBODY HAS THE

BLUES AT ONE

POINT OR ANOTHER

IN THEIR LIVES.

AND SO IT'S

SOMETHING THAT'S

INSTANTLY RELATABLE

TOO.

YOU'RE NOT HUMAN

IF YOU HAVEN'T

HAD THE BLUES.

AND THE BLUES

WILL ACTUALLY

CHEER YOU UP.

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