Blues Keep Calling

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I hear a drum in a jive joint beating out the blues
My heart keeps aching, baby, aching for you
Blues blues blues keep a-calling to me
While the drums keep a-beating
My baby keeps cheating on me

At a table in the corner my woman's got a man
Laughing and talking got a drink in each hand
Blues blues blues keep a-calling to me
He's looking mighty happy
He's gone and stole my baby from me
From me

I keep walking
Blues keep talking

Blues blues blues keep a-calling to me
Until my baby comes a-calling
The blues keep calling to me
While the rain keeps falling
Blues keep calling to me

Blues Keep Calling
Written byJanis Martin
Performed byElvis Costello & The Attractions
Recorded byBilly Sherrill
Mixed byElvis Costello & Paul Bass
MusiciansElvis Costello - vocals, guitar
Steve Nieve - keyboards
Bruce Thomas - bass
Pete Thomas - drums
John McFee - guitar
RecordedMay 20, 1981, CBS Studio A, Nashville
ReleasedApril 2, 1982
AlbumsAlmost Blue (Rhino/Edsel reissue), 2004
SinglesI'm Your Toy, 1982
CollectionsSingles, Volume 2, 2003

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I'm Your Toy singleI'm Your Toy UK 7" single front sleeve.jpg

Singles, Volume 2Singles Volume 2 album cover.jpg

Almost BlueAlmost Blue album cover.jpg

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 Artist  Year  Release  Links
Janis Martin  1957

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