THREE HUNDRED POUNDS OF JOY

by Willie James Dixon
arranged by Howlin' Wolf (Chester Arthur Burnett)


All you girls think the days are gone
You don't have to worry, you can have your fun
Take me, baby, for your little boy
Three hundred pounds of heavenly joy
This is it
This is it
Look what you get

You been creeping and hiding behind his back
'Cause you got you a man that you don't like
Throw that Jack, baby, outta your mind
Follow me, baby, have a real good time
This is it
This is it
Look what you get

Hoy! Hoy! I'm the boy
Three hundred pounds of heavenly joy
I'm so glad that you understand
Three hundred pounds of muscle and man
This is it
This is it
Look what you get

If the men's all mad then the women's glad
If the little kids' happy then the old folk's mad
I'm so glad that you understand
Three hundred pounds of muscle and man
This is it
This is it
Look what you get

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Copyright ca. 1963 by PRU Music (MCPS)

Recordings:
1. Howlin' Wolf (1963), single release (Chess 1870, 1963) and on
     the LP "The Real Folk Blues" (Chess LP 1502, April 1966)
2. Howlin' Wolf (1968), on the LP "The Howlin' Wolf Album" (Cadet
     Concept LPS 319, 1969)
3. Big Twist and The Mellow Fellows, as "Three Hundred Pounds of
     Heavenly Joy", on the LP "Playing For Keeps" (Alligator 4732,
     1984)
4. Dana Gillespie on the CD "Blues It Up" (Ace CDCHD 950, 199?)

Note: Howlin' Wolf sings verses 1, 2, and 3 on "The Real Folk
     Blues" and 1, 3, and 4 on "The Howlin' Wolf Album."