FANDOM

2,055,231 Pages

StarIconGreen
LangIcon
In My Girlish Days

This song is by Memphis Minnie and appears on the compilation album Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order 1935-1941, Volume 5 (1991) and on the compilation album In My Girlish Days (1994).

In My Girlish Days


Late hours at night, trying to play my hand
Through my window, out stepped a man
I didn't know no better
Oh boys
In my girlish days

My mama cried, papa did, too
Oh, daughter, look what a shame on you
I didn't know no better
Oh boys
In my girlish days

I flagged a train, didn't have a dime
Trying to run away from that home of mine
I didn't know no better
Oh boys
In my girlish days

I hit the highway, caught me a truck
Nineteen and seventeen, when the winter was tough
I didn't know no better
Oh boys
In my girlish days

All of my playmates is not surprised,
I had to travel 'fore I got wise
I found out better
And I still got my girlish ways

External links