Led Zeppelin – Prison Blues tab

From: euakan@eua.ericsson.se (Theo Kanter)
Subject: LYRICS: Prison Blues by Page/Farlow

Now that the debate on whether Jimmy Page is awesome or not has
subsided: This might be the right moment to contribute to the net with
some lyrics from an album which I stumbled over the other day, when I
visited the library: "Outrider".

I just thought: let the man speak for himself and stuck the cassette
into my walkman :-). Track after track with Jimmys patented riff style
rythm guitar and Plant-like vocalists - Synth guitars and all. Plant
was in fact on one of them :-) Excellent workmanship but nothing
earthshaking IMHO.

Then, all of a sudden a hear this awesome sound of an '59 Les Paul
through an amp cranked up to eleven pooring out sheer Beano tones and
starting off a straight 12 bar blues with Chris Farlow as a vocalist
(and he is extremely good at it too). Here goes:

~Title: Prison Blues
Album: Outrider (jimmy Page)
Written By: Jimmy Page & Chris Farlow
Vocals: Chris Farlow
Guitar: Jimmy Page
Drums: Jason Bonham

{intro: '59 Les Paul and amp start oozing}

I've been a b-bad boy baby
I've been a bad boy all night long - oh yes I have,
Yes, I've been a bad boy honey,
I've been a bad boy all night long,
That woman, she don't even let me,
She did not even telephone.

I'm gonna leave my little honey,
Like a rabbit leaves the hole,
A-ow-ah leave my little honey baby,
Just like that little bunny rabbit leaves the hole,
I got a weasel in my pocket,
I'm gonna stick that weasel down my mamma,
I'm gonna stick it down that little hole.


I'm never gonna get out of this prison babay,
The only way I get out is climb over the wall,
Oh baby, the only way out is that I get a ladder 
and climb over the wall
Well I can't climb the ladder baby,
'Cause I'm afraid that I, that I might fall.
Come on yeah!

I'm staying in this Folsom prison honey,
Yeah, I'm gonna stay in this prison till the day that I day,
Oh, I'll stay in Folsom prison baby,
Oh, till the day, until the day that I die,
Hear more, I'm gonna kill nobody,
Oh my baby you know, you know that I'm staying alive


'Cause I know baby, that's gonna be a great big lie,
(You know I'm livin' in this F-Fol' prison)


Now, the lyrics are most likely a little off here and there
but it should be quite close. I just had to share this one with you.
The whole track just oozes. Yes, IMO Jimmy is an awesome player, 
when he gets his mind to it.

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