Black Betty (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)

Look-a look-a yonder Look-a look-a yonder Look-a look-a yonder Well the sun done gone The captain can't hold her The captain can't hold her The captain can't hold her The way I do now Ada got a gold mine Ada got a gold mine Ada got a gold mine Way above her knees The shiv is golden The shiv is golden The shiv is golden Above her knees Look-a look-a yonder Look-a look-a yonder Look-a look-a yonder Well the sun done gone Wohoh, Black Betty, bam-e-lam Wohoh, Black Betty, bam-e-lam Black Betty had a baby, bam-e-lam Black Betty had a baby, bam-e-lam Damn thing was crazy, bam-e-lam Damn thing was crazy, bam-e-lam Wohoh, Black Betty, bam-e-lam Wohoh, Black Betty, bam-e-lam Oh, Betty Black Betty, bam-e-lam Oh, Betty Black Betty, bam-e-lam Black Betty had a baby, bam-e-lam Black Betty had a baby, bam-e-lam Damn thing was crazy, bam-e-lam Damn thing was crazy, bam-e-lam Black Betty didn't mind, bam-e-lam Black Betty didn't mind, bam-e-lam Damn thing was blind, bam-e-lam Damn thing was blind, bam-e-lam Wohoh, Black Betty, bam-e-lam Wohoh, Black Betty, bam-e-lam Black Betty, Black Betty, bam-e-lam Black Betty, Black Betty, bam-e-lam Jump steady Black Betty, bam-e-lam Jump steady Black Betty, bam-e-lam That Monday, I was arrested Tuesday, I locked up in jail Wednesday baby, my trial's tested On Thursday, nobody could blow my bail Yes, I'm almost done Yes, I'm almost done Yes, I'm almost done And I ain't gonna yell against no bells On Monday, baby I went a-walking Tuesday, I .... asked to go On Wednesday I sat down a-talking On Thursday she hock all a my clothes Yes, I'm almost done Yes, I'm almost done Yes, I'm almost done And I ain't gonna .... no more