The Weary Blues

The stars went out and so did the moon.

Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live (1979)

The singer stopped playing and went to bed

Howling Wolf Sings the Blues (1962)

While the Weary Blues echoed through his head.

Elmore James' The Sky is Crying (1965)

He slept like a rock or a man that’s dead.

Robert Johnson's King of the Delta Blues Singers (1961)

From Langston Hughes’ The Weary Blues (1926)

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