Selling My Pork Chops
Memphis Minnie Lyrics


I met a man the other day
""What you write?"" he say
""Is you the lady givin' that gravy away?
""If it is I will be back today""
You can come and get some, but you can't stay long
I got two men I got to be waitin' on

I'm selling my pork chops
But I'm giving my gravy away
Don't mean maybe
I'm giving my gravy away

I'm selling my pork chops...

Boys, I've been selling good now for two-three days
Some of this stuff I sure got to give away

I'm selling my pork chops...

Up this morning, I see a man at my back door
He'd been there all night trying to get some more

I'm selling my pork chops...

I know a man he name of Caneal
If you don't give some I bet you'll catch him steal (not at all sure about this line)

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Written by: LAWLERS, MINNIE

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Arjhendrix

I met a man the other day
What you reckon he say?
'Is you the lady, givin' that gravy away?
'If you is, I will be back today'

You come an get some
But you sho' can't stay long
I got too many, now here
To be waitin' on

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
Don't mean, maybe
I'm givin' my gravy away

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
I'm sellin' my po' chops
Givin' my gravy away

Boys, I been sellin' good 'nuff
For two, three days
Some a-this stuff
I'm sure got to give away

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
Don't mean, maybe
I'm givin' my gravy away
(piano)

'Play it now!'

'Well, all right, now!'

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
I'm sellin' my po' chops
Givin' my gravy away

Up this mo'nin
I see'd the man at my back do'
He's been there all night
Tryin' to get some mo'

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
Don't mean, maybe
Giivin' my gravy away

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away

I know'd a man
He named Uncle Neal
If you don't give some
I'll bet you'll catch him steal

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
I don't mean, maybe
I'm givin' my gravy away.

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All comments from YouTube:

Ellie Wong

Such a sense of humour about sex...never tacky...just funny....with incredible musicality....

A Harris

I Am Cracking Up! When I should be sleeping. Hilariously Sweet. AND. We both know times were really hard for women back then. STILL! The free spirit shines through.

Jill Foley

Now coming up to my 78th and still adore Millie!

Jim Reid

What you do with your gravy Jill😅😅😅😅

Arjhendrix

I met a man the other day
What you reckon he say?
'Is you the lady, givin' that gravy away?
'If you is, I will be back today'

You come an get some
But you sho' can't stay long
I got too many, now here
To be waitin' on

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
Don't mean, maybe
I'm givin' my gravy away

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
I'm sellin' my po' chops
Givin' my gravy away

Boys, I been sellin' good 'nuff
For two, three days
Some a-this stuff
I'm sure got to give away

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
Don't mean, maybe
I'm givin' my gravy away
(piano)

'Play it now!'

'Well, all right, now!'

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
I'm sellin' my po' chops
Givin' my gravy away

Up this mo'nin
I see'd the man at my back do'
He's been there all night
Tryin' to get some mo'

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
Don't mean, maybe
Giivin' my gravy away

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away

I know'd a man
He named Uncle Neal
If you don't give some
I'll bet you'll catch him steal

I'm sellin' my po' chops
But I'm givin' my gravy away
I don't mean, maybe
I'm givin' my gravy away.

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Nan

"Hey you're the lady givin that gravy away-" hahaha!

Andrew Rodriguez

Nan M 🐻💋🐱

Ralph Rotten

Her jams are so elemental to Blues. I can listen to her stuff all day.

R. Stone

I agree Ralph Rotten. This is so damned ironical, (catch the link between the term and the music?) my nickname when I was a kid was Rotten Ralph.

Jill Foley

Darling MEMHPIS MINNIE. The most wonderful woman. Beautiful and elegant. i have decided to have this played at my funeral - can you imagine the looks on the faces of the few people who attend my funeral . What a fantastic beautiful lady - never to be forgotten thanks to you tube.

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