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What Good Can Drinkin' Do - 1962 Young Janis Joplin [Live]

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Uploaded on Jun 4, 2008

Done at a friends house in December 1962 its first song Janis ever recorded.
Early Janis Joplin showing off a different side of her voice.
Record Collector cites her intro to the song: Up steps a feisty young woman, one month short of her twentieth birthday. "Uh, this is a song called 'What Good Can Drinkin' Do', that I wrote one night after drinkin' myself into a stupor..."
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What good can drinkin' do, what good can drinkin' do?
Lord, I drink all night but the next day I still feel blue

There's a glass on the table, they say it's gonna ease all my pain,
And there's a glass on the table, they say it's gonna ease all my pain
But I drink it down, an' the next day I feel the same

Gimme whiskey, gimme bourbon, give me gin
Oh, gimme whiskey, give me bourbon, gimme gin
'Cause it don't matter what I'm drinkin', Lord, as long as it drown this sorrow I'm in.
My man he left me, child, he left me here
Yeah, my good man left me, went away and left me here
Lord, I'm feelin' lowdown, just give me another glass of beer
I start drinking Friday, I start drinking Friday night
Lord, I start drinking Friday, start drinking Friday night
But then I wake up on Sunday, child, there ain't nothin' that's right
What good can drinkin' do, what good can drinkin' do?
Well, I drink all night but the next day I still feel blue!

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