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Show 48 - Disease Blues

Show 48 - Disease Blues

Your browser does not support the audio tag. Pneumonia -- it’s a disease of the lungs. Even by the first part of the twentieth century, medical developments had improved the prognosis for people with pneumonia, but it was still dangerous in the 1920s (as it is today). In 1929, Blind Lemon Jefferson sang about the aches and pains after catching pneumonia while running down alleys in a cold rain trying to catch his woman cheating. Pneumonia Blues:I'm aching all over, believe I got the pneumonia this timeI'm aching all over, believe I got the pneumonia this timeAnd it's all on account of that lowdown gal of mineSlinking around the corner, running up alleys tooI said slinking around corners, running up alleys tooWatching my woman trying to see what she going to doStood out in the street one cold dark stormy nightI stood out in the street one cold dark stormy nightTrying to see if my good gal going to make it home alrightI believe she's found something that probably made her fallSh

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