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    Statesboro Blues...you got no nerve to turn Uncle John from your door.

    Long Tall Sally, she's built for speed, she got everything that Uncle John needs.

    Any more songs with Uncle John?

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    Uncle John's Band by The Dead? ...and related but a bit tangentially:

    https://youtu.be/wq9NyJYbpjs

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    Billy Boy Arnold's version of 'Dirty Mother Fuyer' has the line:

    "Uncle John got some corn ain't never been shucked, he's got some daughters ain't never been......"

    But that whole song is, I think, just made up of kids' dirty (hilarious) street rhymes in various configurations. I believe Phil Chess complained about the same line when Bo Diddley used it in a song during his audition for Chess.

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    ^^^Good one!
    I think I heard The Nighthawks do that one first...many years ago.

 

 

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