Bourgeois Blues: Music and Lyrics by Hubert Ledbetter AKA Leadbelly except those about you-know-who by Terry King-----
WIKIPEDIA page about this song DEFINITION: Bourgeois: of or characteristic of the middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes. "a rich, bored, bourgeois family" synonyms: middle-class, propertied; conventional, conservative, conformist; provincial, suburban, small-town; informal: white-bread "a bourgeois family"
E E E Well come all you Citizens, and listen to me E E E7 I'm gonna tell you a story about Washington DC A A7+ Lord it's a Bourgeois Town E E Yeah it's a Bourgeois Town B7 B7 I got the Bourgeois Blues E B7 E (B7-up 1 fret) B7 E E I'm gonna spread the news all around. ---- Well, me and Martha were standing upstairs We heard the man say "Don't want no colored up there" Lord, it's a bourgeois town (Washington DC) It's a bourgeois town I got the bourgeois blues And I'm gonna spread the news all around ---- Small town in Africa, we just got the News ONE TRUMP TWEET We got the Shithole Blues We're a Shithole Town? (Washington DC) THAT'S a Shithole town We got the Shithole Blues We're gonna spread the News all around.. ---- Well, white folks in Washington, they know how To call a colored man a nigga just to see him bow Lord, it's a bourgeois town (Washington DC) It's a bourgeois town I got the bourgeois blues And I'm gonna spread the news all around ---- Worked for three Presidents.. got TV News ONE TRUMP TWEET n' I got the SlimeBall Blues Well it's a Slimeball town (that's Washington DC) It's a Slimeball town I got the Slimeball Blues I'm gonna write the News all around ---- Well Land of the Brave and the Home Of The Free Lord I don't wanna live with no Bourgeois..zee Yeah, it's a bourgeois town (Washington in DC) It's a bourgeois town I got the bourgeois blues And I'm gonna spread the news.. all.. around B7 E E7