My And My Chauffeur Blues
Memphis Minnie Lyrics

Won't you be my chauffeur
Won't you be my chauffeur
I wants him to drive me
I wants him to drive me downtown
Yes he drives so easy, I can't turn him down
But I don't want him
But I don't want him
To be ridin' these girls
To be ridin' these girls around
So I'm gonna steal me a pistol, shoot my chauffeur down
Well I must buy him
Well I must buy him
A brand new V8
A brand new V8 Ford
Then he won't need no passengers, I will be his load
(spoken: Yeah, take it away)
Going to let my chauffeur
Going to let my chauffeur
Drive me around the
Drive me around the world
Then he can be my little boy, yes, I'll be his girl

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Comments from YouTube:

Jill Foley

Am playing this in such troubled times and it makes me feel human again. Such a wonderfull voice and style and beautifull too!

tony benson

Amazing voice
So underated.if you ask Peoplee in the street if they ever heard of her they d say no. Shame

Chris Corbett

One of my favourite singers. Thanks for this.  It's such a clear recording!

Paul Jeavons


tony benson

If only youngsters could listen to this absolutely brillant genius . Listen to bbc sounds on her . These really were the routes of blues and ultimately rock n roll. .her story as so many others is i so sad


She sound like Rockabilly Rockers from SUN RECORD !!!!  M.Minnie was the Grand'Ma of Rock n Roll for sure !!!!!

John Johnson

right there mr coolkat,her 1930,s/40,s stuff swung as hard as any fifties rockabilly,jpj

Tommy Gallant

MrKoolkat333 you mean they sound like Minnie. I think she’s been around a little longer. Lol


Well, incredible, Nina Simone adapted this song. Great ! Thank you very much.

Brian E. Reinecke

Great song and performance. ☺

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