Hellhound

16″x24″ Acrylic on canvas, the paintings variations in texture and gloss do not show through in the photograph.
“Hellhound”
Inspired by the blues and wanting to make a painting that went along with “Leviathan”. I can relate to Johnson’s loneliness, sadness, a feeling like you can’t escape your sorrows. That feeling one day all that sadness might just catch up to you, take you down, if you don’t keep moving.
Robert Johnson’s Hellhound on My Trail.
I got to keep moving, I got to keep moving Blues falling down like hail, blues falling down like hail Mmm, blues falling down like hail, blues falling down like hail
And the day keeps on remindin’ me, there’s a hellhound on my trail Hellhound on my trail, hellhound on my trail
If today was Christmas eve, if today was Christmas eve And tomorrow was Christmas day If today was Christmas eve and tomorrow was Christmas day All I would need is my little sweet rider Just to pass the time away, to pass the time away
You sprinkled hot foot powder, mmm, around my door All around my door You sprinkled hot foot powder, all around your daddy’s door It keeps me with ramblin’ mind rider Every old place I go, every old place I go
I can tell the wind is risin’, the leaves tremblin’ on the tree Tremblin’ on the tree I can tell the wind is risin’, leaves tremblin’ on the tree All I need is my little sweet woman And to keep my company, hey, hey, hey, hey, my company
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